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By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | May 3, 2022 | Photo courtesy Chela Bubniak


LANSING — Sean Bubniak tossed a shutout to lead Waverly to a 10-0 win over Lansing here Tuesday afternoon in IAC junior varsity baseball action.

Bubniak fanned seven and walked none in a four-hit gem to earn the win.

Waverly scored two runs in the first inning in a rally highlighted by a sacrifice fly by Bubniak.

The junior Wolverines added two runs in the fourth inning on an RBI triple by Nehemiah Anthony and a sacrifice fly by Thomas Morley.

Waverly put the game away with four runs in the top of the sixth inning on a sacrifice fly by Ben Shaw, back-to-back RBI doubles by Carter George and Bubniak, and an RBI single by Jake VanHouten to take a 9-0 lead.

George tacked on the final run with an RBI single in the seventh inning.

George doubled and singled, scored two runs, and drove in two runs, while Anthony tripled and singled, scored one run, and drove in one run, and Bubniak doubled, scored one run and knocked in one run to pace Waverly’s nine-hit attack.

Charlie Larrabee singled twice and scored two runs in the win, while VanHouten singled, scored one run, and drove in one run, Morley singled and drove in one run, Lincoln Sharpsteen scored two runs, Ben Shaw knocked in one run, and Ryan Bostwick crossed the plate once.


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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).