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By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | April 12, 2021 | Photo courtesy Lori Vascoe


WAVERLY — Watkins Glen won nine of 12 events to top Waverly, 105-72, here Monday afternoon in IAC girls swimming action.

Josie VanDyke, who was a double-winner, and Sophia DeSisti logged the only individual wins for the Lady Wolverines, who also won one  relay.

 VanDyke won the 1-meter diving with 156.3 points, and Natalie Garrity was second with 125.85 seconds.

DeSisti won the 50-yard freestyle in a personal-best time of 28.83, and Mira Kittle was third in a personal-best time of 30.31 seconds.

VanDyke teamed with Lourden Benjamin, Kittle, and Mara Callear teamed to win the 400-yard freestyle relay in a time of 4:45.15.

Callear was second in the 200-yard freestyle in a time of 2:26.37. She also finished second in the 500-yard freestyle in 6:37.66.

Delaney Vascoe finished second in the 200-yard freestyle in a time of 2:37.78 Vascoe finished second in the 100-yard breaststroke in a personal-best time of 1:23.15, and DeSisti was third in 1:31.44.

Willow Sharpsteen was second in the 100-yard butterfly in a time of 1:13.35.

Benjamin finished third in the 100-yard freestyle in a time of 1:04.2.

Waverly, now 3-2, travel to Southern Cayuga Tuesday for its final regular-season meet.


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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 five sites in "The Sports Reports" family that cover 24 school districts in five counties: Valley Sports Report (launched Aug. 10, 2009), Tioga County (NY) Sports Report (Aug. 13, 2018), and Northern Tier Sports Report (Aug. 31, 2020); Northern Tier West Sports Report (March 15, 2021) Southern Tier Sports Report (Aug. 16, 2021).