MINAKER LEADS THREE WAVERLY RUNNERS IN TOP 12 AT LEAGUE MEET
By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | October 28, 2021
MARATHON — Waverly, led by freshman Harper Minaker, had three runners
finish in the top 12 here Thursday at the IAC Girls Cross Country
Minaker finished third in a time of 22:26.1 to earn first-team all-star status, while sophomore Elizabeth Vaughn was eighth in 23:18, and senior Olivia Nittinger was 12th in 24:09 to both earn second-team all-star honors.
Sophomore Ally Barrett finished 41st for Waverly in a time of 29:02.
Waverly returns to action Nov. 4 in the Section IV Championships at Chenango Valley State Park.
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.