VANDERPOOL LEADS WAVERLY IN SWEEP OF WATKINS GLEN
By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | January 14, 2021 | Photo courtesy Tim Birney
WAVERLY — Sophomore Zach Vanderpool narrowly missed his second 700
series of the week in Waverly’s “virtual” sweep of Watkins Glen in IAC
Large School boys bowling action here Thursday afternoon.
The Wolverines bowled a 2,800 at the Valley Bowling Center, while the Senecas bowled a 2,503 at the Harborside Lanes in Watkins Glen.
Vanderpool fired a 694 series on games of 289, 180, and 225, while sophomore Ashton Pritchard rolled a 576, including games of 200 and 209, and junior Cody Blackwell had a 549, including a 214.
Senior Richard Stevens shot a 489 for the Wolverines, while 7th-grader Derek Johnson added a 470, and sophomore Ethan Roberts tacked on a 447.
Matt Irwin led Watkins Glen with a 550 series.
Waverly, now 5-3. returns to action Tuesday in a “virtual match” against Odessa-Montour.
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.