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By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | January 28, 2020


ELMIRA — Freshman Victoria Houseknecht led a balanced Waverly line-up in a sweep of Notre Dame here Tuesday afternoon in IAC Large School Division girls bowling action at Rossi Lanes.

The Lady Wolverines won the first game by just 10 pins, edging the Lady Crusaders 653-643, but won the next two by scores of 801-635, and 69—613 for a total -pinfall victory of 2,153 to 1,891.

Victoria Houseknecht rolled a 484 series, including a 209 in the second game, while 8th-grader Rachel Houseknecht shot a 453, and senior Sadie VanAllen had a 402.

Freshman Shantilly Decker had a 396 for the Lady Wolverines, while senior Megan Lee added a 385, and junior Haley Kittle tacked on a 373.

Maddie Gleason led Notre Dame with a 425 series, while Gwen Harrington shot a 412, and Erin Connolly a 410 series.

Waverly hosts Lansing Thursday.


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Tim Birney

Tim Birney is the founder / owner of River Road Media Group. He was born and raised in the Valley, graduating from Waverly High School in 1984.

Birney earned an Associate's Degree in Journalism from SUNY Morrisville in 1986 and a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism / Public Relations from Utica College of Syracuse University in 1988. He began his newspaper career at The Daily Review in Towanda in 1989, before moving on to The Evening Times in 1995. He spent more than 10 years at the Times, the last four as Managing Editor.

River Road Media Group includes five sites in "The Sports Reports" family that cover 24 school districts in five counties: Valley Sports Report (launched Aug. 10, 2009), Tioga County (NY) Sports Report (Aug. 13, 2018), and Northern Tier Sports Report (Aug. 31, 2020); Northern Tier West Sports Report (March 15, 2021) Southern Tier Sports Report (Aug. 16, 2021).