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By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | January 14, 2021 | Photo courtesy Tim Birney


WAVERLY — Sophomore Victoria Houseknecht led Waverly to its second sweep of the young season, this time over short-handed Watkins Glen Thursday afternoon in IAC Large School girls bowling action.

The Lady Wolverines rolled a 2,434 team series at the Valley Bowling Center, while the Lady Senecas, who had just four bowlers, rolled a 1,398 at Harborside Lanes in Watkins Glen.

Sophomore Victoria Houseknecht led Waverly with a 591 series, including a 233 game, while freshman Rachel Houseknecht had a 568, and senior Haley Kittle added a 503, including a 210.

Sophomore Shantilly Decker chipped in with a 449 series, and 8th-grader Serenity Clark chipped in with a 323.

Ava Cowan led Watkins Glen with a 392.

Waverly, now 8-0, returns to action Tuesday in a “virtual match” against Odessa-Montour.


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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).