HOUSEKNECHTS LEAD WAVERLY TO FOURTH-PLACE FINISH AT CLASS C CHAMPIONSHIPS

By: Tim Birney | WaverlyAthletics.com | February 15, 2020

 
HOUSEKNECHTS LEAD WAVERLY TO FOURTH-PLACE FINISH AT CLASS C CHAMPIONSHIPS
 

VESTAL — All five of Waverly’s bowlers finished in the top 25 to help the Lady Wolverines to a fourth-place finish her Friday at the Section IV, Class C Championships at Midway Lanes.

Greene-Oxford won the team title with a three-game set of 2,631, edging out IAC champ Union Springs / Port Byron, which was second with 2,609. Windsor was third with a 2,535 series, while Waverly tallied a 2,525, and Susquehanna Valley was

Freshman Victoria Houseknecht led the Lady Wolverines with a 564 series to finish sixth, while 8th-grader Rachel Houseknecht rolled a 530 to finish 12th, and senior Morgan Lee had a 486 to finish 22nd.

Freshman Shantilly Decker rolled a 473 to finish 24th for Waverly, and senior Sadie VanAllen tacked on a 472 to tie for 25th.

VanAllen was eighth in the high game rankings with a 211, and Victoria Houseknecht was 11th with a 200.

Susquehanna Valley’s Lyndsie Jicha rolled a 6363 series to win the individual gold, while Sidney’s Maegan Mazzarella won the silver medal with a 626, and Erin Howard won the bronze medal with a 602.

 

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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 Valley Sports Report (launched Aug. 10, 2009), Tioga County (NY) Sports Report (Aug. 13, 2018), and Northern Tier Sports Report (Aug. 31, 2020). Southern Tier Sports Report is set to launch in 2021.