MINAKER PACES WAVERLY'S EFFORTS AT FIVE-TEAM MEET
By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | September 20, 2022 | Photo courtesy Tim Taylor
TIOGA CENTER — Sophomore Harper Minaker clocked in with the fastest time, but Waverly had just three runners in the field of 28 at the five-team meet here Tuesday afternoon in IAC girls cross country action.
Waverly did not have a runner in the boys field.
Minaker crossed the finish line 22:03, while sophomore Haylie Davenport was 12th in 26-:55, and junior Ally Barrett was 15th in 27:23.
SVEC won the meet, led by runner-up Isabella Matisco (22:45) and third-place finisher Kristin Baker (23:12).
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).