NEWARK VALLEY STRENGTHENS HOLD ON FIRST PLACE WITH 3-1 WIN OVER WAVERLY

By: Tim Birney | WaverlyAthletics.com | January 7, 2020

 
NEWARK VALLEY STRENGTHENS HOLD ON FIRST PLACE WITH 3-1 WIN OVER WAVERLY
 

NEWARK VALLEY — First-place Newark Valley increased its lead in the Large School Division here Tuesday afternoon with a 3-1 win over Waverly in IAC boys bowling action at the Cardinal Lanes.

Newark Valley improves to 21-3 on the season, while Waverly falls to 13-7.

The Cardinals won the first game 998-829, but the Wolverines answered with a 939-894 win in the second game. Newark Valley closed out the match with a narrow 982-962 win in the third game for a total-pinfall victory of 2,874 to 2,730.

Freshman Zach Vanderpool led Waverly with a 618 series on games of 202, 237, and 179, while senior Derrick Canfield shot a 590, including a 216 in the second game, and junior Matt Mauersberg had a 543, including a 214 in the third game.

Sophomore Cody Blackwell shot a 524 for the Wolverines, while freshman Ashton Pritchard added a 454, and sophomore Cayden Turcsik tacked on a 348.

Alex Umiker led NV with a match-high 663 tries on games of 233, 235, and 195, while Sam Umiker shot a 607 on games of 246, 142, and 219, and Jason Brown added a 592 series on games of 214, 184, and 194.

Waverly returns to action Thursday at Dryden.

 

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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 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.