CHANDLER, MINAKER, DAVENPORT PACE WAVERLY'S EFFORTS AT SECTION IV CLASSIC
By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | January 29, 2023
ITHACA — Junior Micah Chandler, and sophomores Harper Minaker and Haylie
Davenport each had third-place finishes to pace Waverly’s effort here
Saturday at the Section IV Classic at Cornell University.
Chandler notched three top-five finishes, and senior Kayleb Bechy added a pair of fifth-place finishes to lead the Waverly boys.
Chandler finished third in the 55-meter hurdles in a time of 8.58 seconds. He was fourth in the 300-meter dash in a time of 38.87 seconds, and senior Treyton Moore was 13th in 40.46 seconds.
Bechy finished fifth in the 55-meter dash in a time of 6.77 seconds.
Chandler and Bechy teamed with Moore, and junior Charlie Larrabee to finish fifth in the 800-meter relay in a time of 1:40.18.
Moore finished 14th in the 600-meter run in a time of 1:37.17.
Minaker finished third in the 3,000-meter run in a time of 11:49.95, and Davenport finished third in the 1,500-meter race walk in a time of 8:59.71.
Senior Kelsey Ward was ninth in the 600-meter run in a time of 1:55.02.
Senior Abigail Knolles finished 12th in the 300-meter dash in a time of 46.71 seconds, while senior Josie VanDyke finished 12th in the high jump at 4-feet, and freshman Mackenzie Chamberlain was 19th in the 1,000-meter run in a time of 3:45.59.
Waverly returns to action Friday, Feb. 10 at 5 p.m. at the Section IV Championships at Cornell University.
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 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).