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By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | April 9, 2021 | Photo courtesy Matt Patton


TIOGA CENTER — In their only match of the season, Tioga swept a 2-0 decision from Waverly in IAC junior varsity volleyball action here Friday evening.

The junior Lady Tigers prevailed by scores of 25-8 and 25-16.

Hailey Browne led Tioga with 12 service points and two kills, while Megan Shumway had 10 points and two kills, Lily Mesler had four points, seven setter assists, and three digs, and Layni Whitmore added two points and three kills.

Brilynn Belles led Waverly with eight points, including six aces, seven digs, and three kills, while Maddy Olmsted had two points, five assists, and two digs, Erica Ryck added two points and two assists, Peyton Shaw registered four kills, and Mia Bakley and Natalie Lauper each chipped in with two digs.

Tioga returns to action Monday at Candor, while Waverly is in action Wednesday when it hosts Horseheads.


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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 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).