Tioga County Sports Report
TIOGA COUNTY - It's a big day for Section IV championships as football, girls swimming and volleyball step to the forefront.
Three Tioga County teams will compete in finals at Corning High School.
Owego, winners of three of the past five Class B state championships, including 2017, will face Windsor at 6 p.m. The Black Knights beat Owego during the regular season and in the STAC championship match. The Indians won when they met at the Windsor Tournament and moist recently in Thursday's pool play semifinals.
Also competing are Tioga vs. Class D state champ Bainbridge-Gilford at 4 p.m. while Waverly meets Susquehanna Valley for the Class C crown at 8 pm.
After an impressive showing in the preliminaries, Owego is expected to repeat as Class B champions at the swimming and diving finals at Watkins Glen at 1 p.m.
The Indians' are the defending champs in the 200 and 400 freestyle relays. Also defending their titles are Summer Pierce in the 200 individual medley and 100 butterfly, Katie Shoen in the 50 free and 100 backstroke, Kailee Payne in diving and Emma French in the 100 free.
Waverly is also competing in the Class B event.
Tioga represented the county well Friday evening, winning its seventh Section IV Class D title in eight years. Now its Waverly's turn to try to advance to the state tournament. The Wolverines have a big task at hand as they take on heavily-favored Susquehanna Valley in the Class C final at U-E's Ty Cobb Stadium at noon.
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