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By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | February 8, 2022 | Photo courtesy Tim Birney


WAVERLY — Junior Zach Vanderpool paced a balanced Waverly line-up in a sweep of Odessa-Montour here Tuesday afternoon in IAC bowling action, while the Lady Wolverines rallied to salvage a split.

Waverly 4, O-M 0

Vanderpool banged out a 691 series on games of 232, 215, and 244 to lead the Wolverines, while sophomore Trenton Sindoni rolled a 611 series on games of 242, 191 and 178.

Waverly won each game by at least 148 pins, and tallied a total-pinfall victory of 2,884 to 2,338.

Sophomore Carter Hayes shot a 541, including a 202, in the sweep, while junior Ashton Pritchard had a 525, freshman Dom Wood added a 516, and senior Cody Blackwell tacked on a 421.

David Patterson led O-M with a 542 series, and Zac Campbell added a 537.

Waverly 2, O-M 0

Odessa-Montour won the first two games, but Waverly rallied to win the third game and the total-pinfall point to salvage a 2-2 tie.

The Lady Indians won the first game 793-778 and the second game 757-739, but the Lady Wolverines answered with a 772-716 win for a total-pinfall victory of 2,289 to 2,266.

Sophomore Rachel Houseknecht shot a 622 series on games of 222, 214, and 186 to lead Waverly, while junior Victoria Houseknecht rolled a 547.

Junior Shantilly Decker had a 438 series for the Lady Wolverines, while freshman Serenity Conklin added a 404, and 7th-grader Emily Houseknecht takes on a 278.

Jana Arias led O-M with a 513 series, and Sarah Barr added a 496.

Waverly closes out the regular season Wednesday at home against SVEC.


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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).