IAC VOLLEYBALL: NEWARK VALLEY DEFEATS WAVERLY IN KEY DIVISIONAL CLASH
(2021-10-13)Tioga County Sports Report
NEWARK VALLEY — With the IAC South Large School division still a three-team race, Newark Valley picked up a hard-fought 3-1 victory over Waverly here Wednesday evening.
NV built a seemingly comfortable lead early in the first set, then held off the Wolverines for a 25-20 win. Waverly evened things up in the second game with a 25-23 win. The Cardinals bounced back to win the next two games, 25-19 and 25-22.
Jenna Hanson posted two aces, three kills, 19 assists and two digs for Newark Valley; Gracie Gardner pitched in with seven kills, a block and four digs; Jasmine Graham added five aces, eight kills, one block and 13 digs; and Joslyn Wright had six digs.
Kalyna Graham tacked on two kills, a block and a dig for NV; Makana Gardner registered four aces, six kills, two blocks and five digs; Katie Greene had 10digs, an ace, a kill and an assist; and Tatiana Tarbox added five digs and two aces.
For Waverly, Michaela Lauper scored 11 points, including five aces, nine setter assists and six digs; Peyton Shaw had six points, seven kills and five blocks; Paighten Streeter had three points and 10 digs and Brilynn Belles added 11 points, three aces and nine digs.
The Wolverines received had seven points, two aces, nine kills and 16 digs from Lillie Kirk; two points, two kills, two blocks and two digs from Sydney Nierstedt while Erica Ryck added four assists and Derek Bartlett had two digs.
NV improves to 7-4, just a half-match behind Edison (8-4) while
Waverly slips to 4-5 night.
The Cardinals visit Candor (12-1) Friday.
Newark Valley swept the JV match, 25-8 and 25-18, and took the exhibition third game, 25-11.
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