KITTLE, DeSISTI LEAD WAVERLY TO 57-34 WIN OVER SOUTHERN CAYUGA
By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | September 6, 2022 | Photo courtesy Matt Patton
AURORA, N.Y. — Freshman Mara Kittle was a quad-winner, and senior Sophia
DeSisti won three events to lead Waverly to a 57-34 win over Southern
Cayuga here Tuesday afternoon in IAC girls swimming action.
Freshmen Sophia Lee, Emma Vanderhoof, and Lizzy Robinson, and 7th-grader Lauryn Welles were double-winners for the Lady Wolverines, who are now 4-0 on the season.
Kittle won the 100-yard freestyle in 1:07.28. Kittle also won the 100-yard backstroke in a time of 1:04.22, and senior Josie VanDyke was second in 1:24.74.
Kittle and DeSisti teamed with Welles and Lee to win the 200-yard freestyle relay in a time of 1:53.6.
Kittle teamed with Vanderhoof, Robinson, and Welles to win the 200-yard medley relay in a time of 2:02.18.
DeSisti teamed with Robinson, Vanderhoof, and Lee to win the 400-yard freestyle relay in a time of 4:41.91.
DeSisti won the 100-yard freestyle in 1:00.4, and Lee was third in 1:08.82.
DeSisti finished second in the 200-yard freestyle in 2:13.88, and Robinson was third in 2:33.94.
Vanderhoof finished second in the 200-yard IM in 3:04.06, and Lee finished second in the 50-yard freestyle in 28.53 seconds.
Welles finished second in the 100-yard breaststroke in a time of 1:28.97, and Vanderhoof was third in 1:41.65.
Waverly returns to action Oct. 4 when it hosts Notre Dame.
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 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).