WATKINS GLEN EDGES WAVERLY BY 5 STROKES IN SEASON FINALE
By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | May 28, 2021
WAVERLY — Watkins Glen pulled out a 190-195 win over Waverly here
Thursday in the regular-season finale for both IAC boys golf teams at
The Club at Shepard Hills.
Ben Swinnerton earned low-medal honors for the Senecas with a 44 on the par-37 front nine.
Jack Knight led Waverly with a 46, while Liam Traub shot a 48, Declan Murphy carded a 50, and Aidan Westbrook added a 51.
Hunter Elston and Davis Croft tacked on non-scoring rounds of 52 and 53, respectively, for the Wolverines.
Watkins Glen finishes the season at 8-2, tied atop its division with Tioga, while Waverly wraps up the 2021 campaign with a 6-4 record.
Waverly and Watkins Glen will both return to action next week at the IAC golf championships at Soaring Eagles Golf Course.
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.