WAVERLY FINISHES FIFTH AT STATE QUALIFIER

WAVERLY FINISHES FIFTH AT STATE QUALIFIER

February 21, 2020 Tim Birney

WAVERLY — Junior Matt Mauersberg finished in the top 20 to lead Waverly’s efforts at the Section IV State Qualifier here Friday. The Wolverines finishes fifth in the Division 2 team standings.

Hancock won the Division 2 title with a nine-game set of 3,355, topping runner-up Maine-Endwell by 105 pins. Waverly tallied 3,072 pins.

Mauersberg, who had a 592 that carried over from last week’s Class C Championship, rolled series of 652 series, and 660 for a nine-game set of 1,904 to finish 15th in the Division 2 individual standings. Mauersberg missed out on the final spot on the state team by 41 pins.

Freshman Zach Vanderpool, who had a 568 series last weekend, rolled series of 639 and 657 for a nine-game set of 1,874 to finish 22nd overall, and senior Derrick Canfield, who had a 530 at the Class C Championships, rolled series of 653 and 681 for a nine-game set of 1,864 to finish 24th overall.

Freshman Ashton Pritchard, who led the Wolverines with a 598 series last weekend, rolled a 651 series, and rolled two games of 327 for an eight-game set of 1,576.

Freshman Richard Stevens rolled four games for a 726, and freshman Ethan Roberts rolled a 149 in his only game.

Binghamton’s Tyler McNeill won the individual gold medal with a nine-game set of 2,224, while Hancock’s Anton Leonard won the silver medal with a 2,152, and Maine-Endwell’s Noah McNeill won the bronze with a 2,018.

The McNeills will be joined on the Section IV all-star team by Norwich’s Cameron Birtch, Greene’s Jakob Funnell, Maine-Endwell’s Liam Hadfield, and Susquehanna Valley’s James Pittsley. Binghamton’s Austin Murray is the alternate.

The New York State Championships will be held at Strike ’N Spare Lanes in Syracuse March 13-15.

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WOLVERINES WINS LEAGUE TOURNAMENT TITLE; VANDERPOOL FINISHES THIRD

WOLVERINES WINS LEAGUE TOURNAMENT TITLE; VANDERPOOL FINISHES THIRD

February 8, 2020 Tim Birney

WAVERLY — Freshman Zach Vanderpool led three Waverly bowlers with 600 series, and the Large School regular-season champion Wolverines won the IAC boys bowling championship team title here Saturday afternoon at the Valley Bowling Center.

The Wolverines rolled a three-game set of 2,942 to top runner-up Lansing, which rolled a 2,872, by 70 points. Union Springs / Port Byron was third with 2,825, and Small School regular-season champ Tioga was sixth with 2,771 pins.

Dryden’s Eddie Pietrasz won individual gold with an 802 series on games of 267, 256, and the gold-medal high game of 279. Lansing’s Ethan Calupca was second with a 698 series on games of 220, 244, and 234.

Vanderpool was third with a 682 series on games of 197, 277, and 208, and Tioga sophomore Rocco Fariello was fourth with a 660 series on games of 194, 219, and 247.

Waverly senior Derrick Canfield was ninth with a 617 series on games of 217, 213, and 187, while Waverly junior Matt Mauersberg was 10th with a 610 series on games of 213, 216, and 181, Tioga sophomore Dylan Slater was 12th with a 596 on games of 200, 199, and 197, and Waverly sophomore Cody Blackwell was 20th with a 560 series.

Freshman Ashton Pritchard rolled a 473 for the Wolverines.

Junior Kolton Pond shot a 549 for the Tigers, while sophomore Jarett Myers had a 483, freshman Gage Cain rolled games of 156 and 126, and freshman Frank Chapman shot a 201 in his only game.

Waverly and Tioga are both in action Friday at their respective Section IV Class tournaments.

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WAVERLY WINS LARGE SCHOOL TITLE WITH SWEEP OF WATKINS GLEN

WAVERLY WINS LARGE SCHOOL TITLE WITH SWEEP OF WATKINS GLEN

February 4, 2020 Tim Birney

WATKINS GLEN — Senior Derrick Canfield banged out the only 600 series of the match to lead Waverly to a sweep of Watkins Glen here Tuesday afternoon that clinched the IAC Large School Division title at Harborside Lanes.

The Wolverines led Newark Valley by 2 games entering Tuesday’s action, and clinched the division title with wins of 876-819, 952-825, and 856-855. They added a total-pinfall point with a win of 2,694 to 2,499.

Canfield shot a 615 series on games of 211, 223, and 181, while freshman Zach Vanderpool rolled a 565 series, including a 225 in the first game, and junior Matt Mauersberg had a 507.

Freshman Ashton Pritchard had a 492 series for Waverly, while freshman Ethan Roberts added a 473 series, and sophomore Cody Blackwell tacked on a 443.

Matt Irwin led Watkins Glen with a 580 series, and Robert Bannon added a 519.

Waverly finishes the regular season with a 38-10 record, and will return to action Saturday at the IAC Championships at the Valley Bowling Center. Start time is 1 p.m.

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CANFIELD LEADS FIRST-PLACE WAVERLY TO SWEEP OF LANSING

CANFIELD LEADS FIRST-PLACE WAVERLY TO SWEEP OF LANSING

January 30, 2020 Tim Birney

WAVERLY — Senior Derrick Canfield rolled his first 700 series of the season, and two of his teammates — freshman Zach Vanderpool and junior Matt Mauersberg — threw big 600 series to lead Waverly to a sweep of Lansing here Thursday in IAC boys bowling action.

The Wolverines saw their lead in the Large School Division increase to 2 points over Newark Valley, which beat Watkins Glen, 3-1, Thursday. Waverly travels to Watkins Glen Tuesday in the final match of the season.

Waverly won the first game 1,032-924, and the second game 1,001-950, before finishing off the sweep with a 1,060-945 win for a total-pinfall victory of 3,093 to 2,819.

 Canfield banged out a 704 series on games of 225, 234, and 245, while Vanderpool fired a 680 series on games of 246, 200, and 234, and Mauersberg shot a 653 on games of 215, 184, and 254.

Freshman Ashton Pritchard rolled a 544 for the Wolverines, while sophomore Cody Blackwell had a 512, and 8th-grader Ethan Roberts added a 438.

Junior Richard Stevens had a 502 in reserve for Waverly.

Ethan Calupca led Lansing with a 658 series on games of 226, 203, and 229, while Hunter Hamilton shot a 590, including a 236 in the first game, and Parker Ouellette added a 570.

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WAVERLY SWEEPS NOTRE DAME; REMAINS ATOP LARGE SCHOOL STANDINGS

WAVERLY SWEEPS NOTRE DAME; REMAINS ATOP LARGE SCHOOL STANDINGS

January 28, 2020 Tim Birney

ELMIRA — Waverly escaped a scare in the third game to sweep Notre Dame here Tuesday afternoon, and remain in first place in the IAC Large School boys bowling standings.

The Wolverines entered the day 1 point ahead of Newark Valley and Union Springs / Port Byron in the Large School race. Newark Valley swept Dryden, while US / PB topped Watkins Glen, 3-1, and now sits 2 points back.

Waverly won the first game 987-742, but the next two games were much closer, with the Wolverines winning 951-918 and 839-830 for a total-pinfall victory of 2,777 to 2,490.

Freshman Zach Vanderpool led the Wolverines with a 652 series on games of 202, 266, and 184, while senior Derrick Canfield rolled a 563, including a 216 in the first game, and sophomore Cody Blackwell had a 536.

Junior Matt Mauersberg rolled a 522 in the sweep, while freshman Ethan Roberts added a 488, and junior Richard Stevens tacked on a 456.

Collin Tolbert led Notre Dame with a 519 series, while Ashton Colunio and Anthony Lyon both rolled 505 series.

Waverly hosts Lansing Thursday.

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WAVERLY BOYS MOVE INTO FIRST PLACE WITH SWEEP OF NEWARK VALLEY; LADY WOLVERINES SWEEP NV

WAVERLY BOYS MOVE INTO FIRST PLACE WITH SWEEP OF NEWARK VALLEY; LADY WOLVERINES SWEEP NV

January 23, 2020 Tim Birney

WAVERLY — A trio of Waverly boys rolled 600 series in a sweep of Newark Valley that propelled the Wolverines into first place in the IAC Large School standings here Thursday afternoon, while the Lady Wolverines swept the short-handed Lady Cardinals in bowling action at the Valley Bowling Center.

BOYS
Waverly 4, Newark Valley 0

The Wolverines won the first game by five pins (1,007-1,002), thanks to a career-high 269 by junior Matt Mauersberg, then won the next two games 928-807, and 1,003-919 for a total-pinfall victory of 2,938 to 2,728.

Waverly improves to 26-10, while Newark Valley falls to 25-11.

Freshman Zach Vandyrpoool led the Wolverines with a 646 series on games of 214, 195, and 237, while Mauersberg rolled a 159 and 191 to follow up his 269 for a 619 series, and senior Derrick Canfield rolled a 613 on games of 199, 180, and 234.

Freshman Ashton Pritchard rolled a 527 in the sweep, while junior Richard Stevens added a 501, and sophomore Cody Blackwell tacked on a 470.

Freshman Ethan Roberts shot a 551 in reserve for the Wolverines.

Alex Umiker shot a 607 to lead Newark Valley, and John FIacco added a 554.

GIRLS
Waverly 4, Newark Valley 0

Freshman Victoria Houseknecht rolled a 607 series on games of 211, 196, and 200 to lead the Lady Wolverines to a sweep of Newark Valley, which only had three bowlers.

Eighth-grader Rachel Houseknecht shot a 554 for Waverly, while senior Morgan Lee had a 478, freshman Shantilly Decker had a 442, senior Sadie VanAllen added a 433, and senior Megan Lee tacked on a 398.

Lily Austin led Newark Valley with a 499.

Waverly returns to action Tuesday against Notre Dame at Rossi Lanes.

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WAVERLY FINISHES SECOND AT IAC'S MID-SEASON TOURNAMENT

WAVERLY FINISHES SECOND AT IAC'S MID-SEASON TOURNAMENT

January 18, 2020 Tim Birney

WAVERLY — Sophomore Dylan Slater led a trio of Tioga bowlers with 600 series as the Tigers won the IAC Mid-Season Tournament, with Waverly finishing second here Saturday afternoon at the Valley Bowling Center.

The Tigers, who lead the IAC Small School Division, rolled a three-game set of 2,948, well ahead of the runner-up Wolverines, who tallied 2,802 pins. Groton was third with 2,721 pins, while US / PB was fourth with 2,676, and Lansing was fifth at 2,645.

Waverly rolled the high game on the day with a 1,027, while Tioga was second at 996.

Slater rolled a 623 series on game of 212, 187, and 224, while freshman Gage Cain shot a 613 on games of 205, 209, and 199, and senior Kolton Pond had a 606 series on games of 170, 204, and 232.

Sophomore Rocco Fariello shot  588 for Tigers on games of 187, 228, and 173, and Jarrett Myers added a 518 series, which included a 210 in the first game.

Senior Derrick Canfield led the Wolverines with a 616 series on games of 180, 214, and 222, and freshman Zach Vanderpool shot a 601 on games of 202, 226, and 173.

Freshman Ashton Pritchard shot a 583 for Waverly, including games of 203 and 205, while sophomore Cody Blackwell added a 530 series, which included a 222 in the second game, and junior Matt Mauersberg tacked on a 472 series.

Lansing’s Ethan Calupca earned high-series honors with a 675, and high-game honors with a 259. Slater’s 623 series earned a silver medal, while Pond’s 232 high game was fifth-highest.

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VANDERPOOL LEADS WAVERLY IN SWEEP OF LANSING

VANDERPOOL LEADS WAVERLY IN SWEEP OF LANSING

January 15, 2020 Tim Birney

LANSING — Freshman Zach Vanderpool banged out a 651 series to lead Waverly in a sweep of Lansing here Wednesday afternoon in IAC Large School Division boys bowling action at Helen Newman Lanes.

The Wolverines won the first game 882-823, then won the next two games 923-867 and 955-799 for a total-pinfall victory of 2,760 to 2,489.

Vanderpool rolled games of 203, 243, and 205 in his match-high series, while freshman Ashton Pritchard shot a 553, and senior Derrick Canfield had a 547.

Junior Matt Mauersberg shot a 475 for Waverly, while sophomore Cody Blackwell added a 468, and junior Richard Stevens tacked on a 458.

Parker Ouellette led the Bobcats with a 567, and Ethan Calupca added a 523.

Waverly returns to action Saturday in the IAC Mid-Season Tournament at the Valley Bowling Center.

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US / PB TOPS WAVERLY, 3-1

US / PB TOPS WAVERLY, 3-1

January 14, 2020 Tim Birney

WAVERLY — Waverly senior Derrick Canfield rolled the match’s only 600 series, but Union Springs / Port Byron prevailed in a 3-1 decision here Tuesday afternoon in IAC Large School Division boys bowling action at the Valley Bowling Center.

US / PB won the first two games by scores of 881-857 and 892-849 Waverly won the final game 936-891, but the Wolves won the total-pinfall point by 22 pins — 2,664 to 2,642.

Canfield rolled a 607 series on games of 201, 199, and 297, while freshman Zach Vanderpool shot a 539, and junior Matt Mauersberg tacked on 537.

Sophomore Cody Blackwell had a 493 series, while freshman Ashton Pritchard added a 466, and junior Cayden Turcsik tacked on a 333.

Ethan Roberts rolled a 498, and Richard Stevens had a 463 in reserve for the Wolverines.

Michael Jesmer led US / PB with a 590 series, and James Casbarro added a 589.

Waverly returns to action Wednesday against Lansing at Helen Newman Lanes at Cornell.

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WAVERLY BOYS, GIRLS SWEEP DRYDEN

WAVERLY BOYS, GIRLS SWEEP DRYDEN

January 9, 2020 Tim Birney

GROTON — The Waverly boys, led by freshman Zach Vanderpool, used balanced scoring to sweep Dryden here Thursday afternoon in IAC bowling action at Memory Lanes at the Corona Club, while the Lady Wolverines posted a sweep bowling unopposed.

BOYS
Waverly 4, Dryden 0

Vanderpool rolled a 628 series on games of 209, 207, and 212 to lead the Wolverines to a 4-0 win.

Sophomore Cody Blackwell shot a 548 series for Waverly, while senior Derrick Canfield rolled a 531, junior Matt Mauersberg had a 513, freshman Ashton Pritchard added a 465, and sophomore Richard Stevens tacked on a 335.

Eddy Pietrasz, who leads the IAC in average, paced the Purple Lions with a 579 series, and Evan Becraft added a 534.

GIRLS
Waverly 4, Dryden 0

Senior Mackenzie Plouse rolled a 512 series, including a 233 in the second game, to lead Waverly to a 4-0 over the Lady Purple Lions, whose lone bowler was sick and did not bowl.

Freshman Victoria Houseknecht shot a 473 for the Lady Wolverines, while senior Megan Lee had a 405, senior Morgan Lee had a 387, freshman Shantilly Decker added a 362, and senior Sadie VanAllen tacked on a 316.

Waverly hosts Union Springs-Port Byron in a key IAC match-up Tuesday.

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NEWARK VALLEY STRENGTHENS HOLD ON FIRST PLACE WITH 3-1 WIN OVER WAVERLY

NEWARK VALLEY STRENGTHENS HOLD ON FIRST PLACE WITH 3-1 WIN OVER WAVERLY

January 7, 2020 Tim Birney

NEWARK VALLEY — First-place Newark Valley increased its lead in the Large School Division here Tuesday afternoon with a 3-1 win over Waverly in IAC boys bowling action at the Cardinal Lanes.

Newark Valley improves to 21-3 on the season, while Waverly falls to 13-7.

The Cardinals won the first game 998-829, but the Wolverines answered with a 939-894 win in the second game. Newark Valley closed out the match with a narrow 982-962 win in the third game for a total-pinfall victory of 2,874 to 2,730.

Freshman Zach Vanderpool led Waverly with a 618 series on games of 202, 237, and 179, while senior Derrick Canfield shot a 590, including a 216 in the second game, and junior Matt Mauersberg had a 543, including a 214 in the third game.

Sophomore Cody Blackwell shot a 524 for the Wolverines, while freshman Ashton Pritchard added a 454, and sophomore Cayden Turcsik tacked on a 348.

Alex Umiker led NV with a match-high 663 tries on games of 233, 235, and 195, while Sam Umiker shot a 607 on games of 246, 142, and 219, and Jason Brown added a 592 series on games of 214, 184, and 194.

Waverly returns to action Thursday at Dryden.

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