WHEELER, WILLIAMS LEAD WAVERLY IN 118-28 WIN AT DRYDEN
By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | February 9, 2021
DRYDEN — Kaden Wheeler and Oscar Williams won four events apiece, and
Liam Wright was a triple-winner to lead Waverly to a 118-28 win over
Dryden in IAC boys swimming action.
Jerell Sackett, Ryan Clark, Ayden Johnson, and Dillon Madigan were double-winners for the Wolverines, who improve to 4-0.
Wheeler led a sweep in the 500-yard freestyle in a time of 5:28.54, with Finn Williams second in 7:01.0, and Pan third in 7:04.4.
Wheeler also won the 100-yard breaststroke in a time of 1:07.6, and Clark was second in 1:10.91.
Oscar Williams won the 50-yard freestyle in a time of 23.98 seconds, and Max Pan was third in 26.62 seconds.
Oscar Williams also won the 100-yard backstroke in a time of 1:01.97, and Sheldon Huddleston was third in 1:35.67.
Wheeler and Oscar Williams teamed with Madigan, and Johnson to win the 200-yard freestyle relay in a time of 1:50.18.
Wheeler teamed with Madigan, Johnson, and Pan to win the 200-yard medley relay in a time of 2:02.16
Oscar Williams, Sackett, Wright, and Clark teamed to win the 400-yard freestyle relay in a time of 3:35.06.
Sackett led a sweep in the 200-yard freestyle in a time of 2:07.68, while Madigan was second in 2:11.25, and Howard Johnson was third in 3:08.6.
Wright won the 200-yard IM in a time of 2:29.35, and Finn Williams was second in 3:03.9. Wright also won the 100-yard butterfly in a time of 1:04.21, and Madigan was second in 1:04.92.
Clark won the 100-yard freestyle in a time of 53.98, and Sackett was second in 54.72 seconds.
Waverly returns to action Friday against Southern Cayuga.
Waverly’s Aiden Clark won a pair of events in the modified meet, and teammates Nate Peters and Jason Marrone each notched one win.
Clark won the 200-yard freestyle in a time of 2:40.49. He also won the 50-yard butterfly in a time of 37.62 seconds.
Nate Peters won the 50-yard freestyle in a time of 32.45 seconds, and Riley Pipher was third in 36.56 seconds.
Marrone won the 50-yard breaststroke in a time of 43.43 seconds, and Pipher was second in 49.3 seconds.
Chris McIntosh finished third in the 100-yard freestyle in a time of 2:19.3.
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.