HOUSEKNECHT PACES WAVERLY IN SEASON-OPENING SWEEP OF TIOGA
By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | January 12, 2021 | Photo courtesy Tim Birney
WAVERLY — Sophomore Victoria Houseknecht opened the season with a 600
series to lead Waverly to a sweep of Tioga here Tuesday in IAC girls
bowling action at the Valley Bowling Center.
The Lady Wolverines won all three games by at least 235 pins, and posted a 2,471 to 1,663 total-pinfall victory.
Victoria Houseknecht rolled 600 on the nose with games of 193, 214, and 193, while freshman Rachel Houseknecht shot 589, including a 206.
Senior Haley Kittle shot a 546, including a 210, while sophomore Shantilly Decker added a 481, and 8th-grader Serenity Clark tacked on a 255 series.
Destini Sweet led Tioga with a 399 series, while BobbiJo Tarbox added a 362, Jamie Card added a 358, and Cassie Birney tacked on a 323.
Waverly and Tioga are both back in action Thursday.
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.