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By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | January 9, 2020


GROTON — The Waverly boys, led by freshman Zach Vanderpool, used balanced scoring to sweep Dryden here Thursday afternoon in IAC bowling action at Memory Lanes at the Corona Club, while the Lady Wolverines posted a sweep bowling unopposed.

Waverly 4, Dryden 0

Vanderpool rolled a 628 series on games of 209, 207, and 212 to lead the Wolverines to a 4-0 win.

Sophomore Cody Blackwell shot a 548 series for Waverly, while senior Derrick Canfield rolled a 531, junior Matt Mauersberg had a 513, freshman Ashton Pritchard added a 465, and sophomore Richard Stevens tacked on a 335.

Eddy Pietrasz, who leads the IAC in average, paced the Purple Lions with a 579 series, and Evan Becraft added a 534.

Waverly 4, Dryden 0

Senior Mackenzie Plouse rolled a 512 series, including a 233 in the second game, to lead Waverly to a 4-0 over the Lady Purple Lions, whose lone bowler was sick and did not bowl.

Freshman Victoria Houseknecht shot a 473 for the Lady Wolverines, while senior Megan Lee had a 405, senior Morgan Lee had a 387, freshman Shantilly Decker added a 362, and senior Sadie VanAllen tacked on a 316.

Waverly hosts Union Springs-Port Byron in a key IAC match-up Tuesday.


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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.