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By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | February 12, 2022 | Photo courtesy Tim Birney


WAVERLY — Waverly finished third Saturday afternoon at the IAC Bowling Championships here at the Valley Bowling Center.

Union Springs / Port Byron claimed the team title with a three-game aggregate total of 2,877, while SVEC was second with 2,554. Waverly tallied 2,363 pints, while Watkins Glen was fourth with 2,344, and Odessa-Montour was fifth with 2,273. Tioga tallied 2,132.

Sophomore Rachel Houseknecht led the Lady Wolverines with a 558 series on games of 185, 202, and 171, while junior Shantilly Decker shot a 549, including a 212 high game, and junior Victoria Houseknecht had a 493 series.

Freshman Serenity Conklin added a 418 series for Waverly, and 7th-grader Emily Houseknecht tacked on a 345.

Waverly returns to action Saturday in the Section IV, Class Championships at Midway Lanes in Vestal.


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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 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.