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By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | September 23, 2022 | Photo courtesy David Alliger


WAVERLY — Waverly continued it strong early-season play with a convincing sweep of Candor here Friday night in IAC South volleyball action.

The Lady Wolverines, now 6-1, won by scores of 25-8, 25-12, and 25-18.

“The team played a great game tonight,” said Waverly coach Charity Meyers. “All the girls were on top of their game and served really well.

“They kept the energy up and had a great attitude on the court,” she added.

Sophomore Lillie Kirk led Waverly with 21 service points, including five aces, five kills, and seven digs, while freshman Brilynn Belles had 10 points, including nine aces, 10 digs, and three kills, and senior Michaela Lauper had eight points (three aces), 16 setter assists, and three digs.

Junior Erica Ryck had four points (two aces), five kills, and six digs in the win, while sophomore Maddy Olmsted had four points, three digs, and two assists, junior Peyton Shaw registered four kills, and junior Ashlen Croft add three kills.

Waverly hosts Watkins Glen Monday.

JV: Waverly pulled out a 2-1 win in the junior varsity match, winning by scores of 25-17, 23-25, and 25-11.

Zaelea Lane led the junior Wolverines with 15 points, including seven aces, and five assists, while Maddy Farnham had 14 points, including eight aces, three kills, and four digs, and Adrianna Presher had three points (three aces), twi kills, two assists, and six digs.

Addison Hunt and Mady Briggs (two aces) each added three points in the win, while Alayna Miller chipped in two points and two kills, and Meghan Apgar recorded three digs.


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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).