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By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | January 11, 2022 | Photo courtesy Tim Birney


POPLAR RIDGE — Waverly won all 12 events, and went 1-2 in four of them, en route to a 66-28 win over Southern Cayuga here Wednesday in IAC boys swimming action.

Senior Kaden Wheeler, and juniors Oscar Williams, Jerrell Sackett, and Ryan Clark each won four events for the Wolverines, and sophomore Liam Wright was a triple-winner.

Williams, Clark, Wheeler, and Sackett teamed to win the 200-yard medley relay in a time of 1:44.9. The same foursome won the 200-yard freestyle relay in a time of 1:32.78

Williams won the 100-yard backstroke in a time of 1:00.27. He also won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:07.87, and freshman Jason Marrone was third in 2:33.84.

Clark won the 100-yard butterfly in a time of 1:00.3, and junior Sheldon Huddleston was second in 1:19.72. Clark also won the 100-yard breaststroke in a time of 1:16.54, and Marrone was second in 1:22.1.

Wheeler won the 50-yard freestyle in a time of 24.23 seconds, and Huddleston was third in 27.44 seconds.

Sackett won the 100-yard freestyle in 50.94 seconds.

Wheeler, Wright, Huddleston and Sackett teamed to win the 400-yard freestyle relay in a time of 3:47.61.

Wright won the 200-yard IM in a time of 2:27.84, and Finn Williams was second in 2:53.63. Wright also won the 500-yard freestyle in a time of 5:45.09, and Finn Williams was third in 6:52.6.

Waverly, now 4-1, returns to action Jan. 20 at Lansing.


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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).