WAVERLY SCORES EARLY, OFTEN IN 29-0 ROUT OF WATKINS GLEN
By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | May 6, 2021 | Photo courtesy Mike Lubertowicz
WATKINS GLEN — Waverly scored 21 runs in its first two at-bats, and
rolled to a, 29-0, five-inning win over Watkins Glen here Thursday
afternoon in IAC softball action.
The Lady Wolverines scored eight runs in the top of the first inning, then poured 13 runs across the plate in the second inning.
Junior Aubrey Ennis banged out four hits, scored three runs, and had four RBI, while junior Lourden Benjamin singled twice, scored three runs, and had five RBI, and freshman Olivia Robinson singled twice, scored four times, and drove in three runs to pace Waverly’s 18-hit attack.
Freshman Peyton Shaw singled twice, scored two runs, and drove in three runs in the win, while senior Hali Jenner doubled and singled, scored two runs, and knocked in two runs, and junior Bella Romano singled twice, scored two runs, and drove in one run.
Senior Alyssa Sindoni singled, scored four runs and had four RBI for the Lady Wolverines, while sophomore Michaela Lauper singled, scored four runs, and drove in one run, sophomore Alyvia Daddona singled, scored one run, and knocked in one run, junior Jadyn Babcock singled and scored one run, and junior Hannah Burgess crossed the plate three times.
Jenner earned the win, allowing one hit over four innings, while striking out eight and walking none.
Robinson pitched an inning of scoreless relief, striking out two and walking none.
Waverly, now 2-1, returns to action Friday at Newark Valley.
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.