WAVERLY ENDS REGULAR SEASON WITH SWEEP OF WATKINS GLEN
By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | February 4, 2020
WATKINS GLEN — Waverly used balanced scoring to pull out a 4-0 decision in the regular-season finale against Watkins Glen here Tuesday afternoon in IAC Large School Division girls bowling action at Harborside Lanes.
The Lady Wolverines won the first game 809-752, then won the final two games by scores of 669-654 and 655-605 for a total-pinfall victory of 2,133 to 2,011.
Eighth-grader Rachel Houseknecht led Waverly with a 481 series, while freshman Victoria Houseknecht shot a 442, and freshman Shantilly Decker had a 406.
Senior Sadie VanAllen had a 388 in the win, while senior Megan Lee added a 377, and senior Morgan Lee chipped in with a 333.
Ava Cowan led Watkins Glen with a match-high 516 series.
Waverly finishes the regular season with a 41-7 record, and will return to action Saturday at the IAC Championships at the Valley Bowling Center. Start time is 1 p.m.
About the Author
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.