WAVERLY ROLLS TO SEAS0N-OPENING SWEEP OF O-M
By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | September 7, 2022 | Photo courtesy Matt Patton
WAVERLY — After a brief struggle in the first set, Waverly cruised to a
season-opening sweep of Odessa-Montour here Wednesday evening in IAC
South volleyball action.
The Lady Wolverines won by scores of 25-19, 25-10, and 25-8.
Freshman Brilynn Belles led Waverly with 13 service points, including eight aces, three digs, and three setter assists, while sophomore Maddy Olmsted had 12 points (four aces), and junior Erica Ryck had eight points (five aces), five kills, and three digs.
Senior Michaela Lauper recorded seven points (four aces), eight assists, and four digs in the win, while sophomore Lillie Kirk add six points (five aces), three kills, and three digs, junior Ashlen Croft had three points and two kills, and junior Peyton Shaw chipped in with one kill and one block.
Emma Landon led Watkins Glen with seven points, including five aces, and Hannah Kilmer had 11 assists and two points.
JV: Waverly swept the junior varsity contest by scores of 25-9 and 25-12. Zaela Lane led the junior Wolverines with 15 points, including eight aces, and two assists, while Adrianna Presher had 13 points, including 11 aces, Maddy Farnham added seven points — all aces, and Lauryn DeLill chipped in with two points (two aces) and three kills.
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 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.