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By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | October 25, 2021 | Photo courtesy David Alliger


WAVERLY — Waverly swept Watkins Glen to snap a four-match losing streak here Monday night in IAC South Large School Division volleyball action.

The Lady Wolverines, now 6-9, won by scores of 25-13, 25-14, and 25-13.

Sophomore Paighten Streeter led Waverly with 13 service points, including six aces, three kills, and two digs, while freshman Lillie Kirk had 12 points (two aces), nine digs, and two kills, junior Michaela Lauper had nine points, 12 setter assists, nine digs, and three kills, and 8th-grader Brilynn Belles had five points and six digs.

Senior Derek Bartlett had five points, four digs, and one block in the win, while senior Sydney Nierstedt had four points, six kills, and two digs, sophomore Peyton Shaw had four points, five kills, and one block, and sophomore Erica Ryck added three points (three aces), two kills, three assists, and three digs.

Waverly finishes off the regular season Tuesday night at Watkins Glen.

JV: Waverly swept the junior varsity match by scores of 25-17, 25-15, and 25-12.

Maddie Farnham led Waverly with 14 points (five aces) and two digs, while Ashlen Croft had 13 points, including 11 aces, three kills, and three digs, and Maddy Olmsted had 10 points, including eight aces, four digs, and six assists.

Lainey Teeter had eight points (four aces) and two kills in the win, while Meghan Apgar added five points (two aces), and Natalie Lauper chipped in with four points (three aces), two kills, and two digs.


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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 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.