THE SPORTS REPORTS: WAVERLY'S BEEMAN, NEWARK VALLEY'S GARDNER NAMED ZIFF LAW FIRM REGIONAL 'ATHLETES OF THE WEEK'
(2023-01-23)The Sports Reports
Waverly senior Ty Beeman had a big week on
the mats for the Wolverines, while Newark Valley junior standout Cha
Gardner led the state-ranked Lady Cardinals to two more wins. They are The Sports Reports
/ Ziff Law Firm
Regional “Athletes of the Week
,” for the week ending Jan. 21.WAVERLY’S BEEMAN NAMED BOYS’ REGIONAL “ATHLETE OF THE WEEK”
Beeman went 4-0 to win the 215-pound title at the IAC wrestling championships Saturday, and was 7-0 on the week.
Beeman opened with a pin of Tioga’s Austin Babcock in 2:53, then beat Newark Valley’s Seth Northrup, 9-3, in the quarterfinals.
pinning Tioga’s Tate Macauley in 3:19 in the semifinals, Beeman won a
wild, 10-9, decision over Groton’s previously-unbeaten Donovan Mitchell,
who was 18-0 entering the bout.
Beeman was also 3-0 — all via falls — Wednesday at the Section IV Duals, helping Waverly advance to the finals.
John Bangel (basketball), Wellsboro’s Conner Adams (basketball),
Towanda’s Rylee Sluyter (wrestling), Horseheads’ Ryan Massengale
NEWARK VALLEY’S GARDNER NAMED GIRLS REGIONAL "ATHLETE OF THE WEEK"
Gardner recorded her first triple-double of the season in a victory over state-ranked Waverly.
She scored 17 points, pulled down 13 rebounds and blocked 12 shots. Gardner also dished out four assists and grabbed two steals.
In a 72-36 win over Trumansburg, she recorded 13 points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals. Honorable mentions:
Wellsboro’s Paige Logsdon (basketball), Tioga’s Kali Bailey
(wrestling), NEB’s Anaiah Kolesar (wrestling), Horseheads’ Sophia
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