WAVERLY WINS 10 OF 11 EVENTS; TOPS DRYDEN, 96-6
By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | September 21, 2021 | Photo courtesy Lori Vascoe
DRYDEN — Senior Delaney Vascoe, junior Sophia DeSisti, and 8th-grader
Mira Kittle won four events apiece to lead Waverly to a 96-69 win over
Dryden here Tuesday afternoon in IAC girls swimming action.
Senior Willow Sharpsteen was a triple-winner for the Lady Wolverines, who won 10 of 11 events in the meet.
Vascoe, Sharpsteen, and Kittle teamed with senior Lourden Benjamin to win the 200-yard medley relay in a time of 2:10.08.
The same trio teamed with DeSisti to win the 200-yard freestyle relay in a time of 1:57.67.
Vascoe won the 200-yard IM in 2:37.26, and Sharpsteen was second in 2:44.88. Vascoe also won the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:22.78.
Kittle won the 50-yard freestyle in a time of 28.44, and Benjamin was third in 31.06 seconds. Kittle also won the 100-yard backstroke in a time of 1:09.85
DeSisti won the 200-yard freestyle in a time of 2:22.88, and 8th-grader Emma Vanderhoof was third in 2:40.83. DeSisti also won the 100-yard freestyle in 1:04.45.
Sharpsteen won the 100-yard butterfly in a time of 1:12.83, and 8th-grader Liz Robinson was second in 1:21.25.
DeSisti, team with 8th-grader Liz Robinson, senior Nicole Bunke, and junior Josie VanDyke to win the 400-yard freestyle relay.
Robinson finished third in the 500-yard freestyle in 6:50.36.
Waverly, now 2-1, hosts Lansing Tuesday.
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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.