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By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | January 20, 2021 | Photo courtesy Tim Birney


WAVERLY — Sophomore Zach Vanderpool banged out a 682 series to lead Waverly to a sweep of Watkins Glen Tuesday afternoon in a virtual IAC boys bowling match.

The Wolverines won by a total-pinfall count of 2,678 to 2,123. Waverly won the first game 891-700, then followed it up with wins of 900-725 and 887-698. (Waverly bowled at the Valley Bowling Center, while O-M was at Harborside Lanes in Watkins Glen.)

Vanderpool’s match-high series came on games of 258, 243, and 181. Senior Matt Mauersberg shot a 567, including a 237, and sophomores had a 511.

Sophomore Ethan Roberts rolled a 440 in the sweep, while 7th-grader Derek Johnson added a 432, and freshman Thomas Morley chipped in with a 406.

 Sophomore Landyn Gunderson shot a 492 bowling in reserve for the Wolverines, while 8th-grader had a 488, and senior Richard Stevens had a 482.

Austin Hoyt led O-M with a 538 series.

Waverly, now 9-3, returns to action Thursday against Notre Dame in another virtual match.


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Tim Birney Author Bio

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.