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By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | September 15, 2022 | Photo courtesy Tim Birney


WAVERLY — Waverly rolled to a quick sweep of Newfield here Thursday evening in IAC volleyball action.

The Lady Wolverines won by scores of 25-14, 25-10, and 25-9.

Newfield struggled with serve-receive the entire evening, allowing Waverly to build early leads of 12-1, 12-2, and 11-1 in each of the three sets.

Freshman Brilynn Belles led Waverly 19 service points, including nine aces, five digs, and three kills, while sophomore Maddy Olmsted had 16 points, including five aces, and two digs, junior Peyton Shaw had six points (two aces) and three kills, and senior Michaela Lauper added three points, three digs, and 16 setter assists.

Sophomore Lillie Kirk had three points (two aces) and four digs in the win, while junior Erica Ryck chipped in with three points, junior Ashlen Croft registered six kills, and sophomore Lainey Teeter chipped in with three points.

Waverly, now 3-0, returns to action Saturday at the Tioga Tournament.

JV: Waverly rallied to win the junior varsity match, 2-1.

Newfield opened the action with a 25-21 win, but Waverly closed it out with wins of 25-13, and 25-17.

Adrianna Presher led Waverly with 18 points, including seven aces, and seven assists, while Addison Hunt had 10 points (three aces), Meghan Apgar contributed five points (four aces), six kills, three digs, and two assists, Lauryn DeLill added five points (three aces), and Mady Briggs and Delaney Wheeler chipped in with two points apiece.


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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.