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By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | April 13, 2021 | Photo courtesy David Alliger


WAVERLY — Class AA Horseheads proved a little too much for Waverly here Tuesday night, sweeping the Lady Wolverines in non-league volleyball action.

The Lady Blue Raiders won by scores of 25-14, 25-21, and 25-10.

“I felt the girls did pretty well during the first two sets,” said Waverly coach Charity Meyers. “Horseheads definitely has a lot of depth to its team.

“It was a lot of fun playing them, and I’m glad we got the opportunity,” she added.

Senior Emilee Little led Waverly with six service points, including three aces, three kills, and three digs, and senior Sidney Tomasso had six points (two aces), three kills, and two blocks.

Junior Aryan Peters added three points, nine setter assists, and three digs for the Lady Wolverines, while 8th-grader Lillie Kirk had three points, three digs, and two kills, junior Aubrey Ennis had two points and three digs, and junior Sydney Nierstedt chipped in with two kills.

Waverly, now 3-8, wraps up the 2021 campaign Wednesday night when it hosts Elmira.


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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.