FIRST-HALF RUN CARRIES WAVERLY JV TO 45-26 WIN OVER NOTRE DAME
By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | January 30, 2020 | Photo courtesy David Alliger
WAVERLY — Waverly used a 14-0 run that bridged the first and second quarters en route to a 45-26 win over Notre Dame here Thursday evening in IAC South Large School junior varsity girls basketball action.
Addison Westbrook knocked down a 3-pointers with 1:41 remaining in the first quarter to give Waverly a 10-5 lead, and spark the decisive run.
About a minute later, Peyton Shaw knocked down a 3-pointer, and Alyvia Daddona scored with 2 seconds left in the first quarter to give Waverly a 15-5 lead.
Waverly stretched its lead to 21-5 with 1:26 left in the first half on a pair of free throws by Westbrook, who also drained a 3-pointer with 8 seconds remaining to give the junior Lady Wolverines a 24-7 lead at the halftime intermission.
Westbrook scored four points in the third quarter, and four of her teammates added a bucket as Waverly stretched its lead to 36-16 entering the final eight minutes.
Westbrook led Waverly with 17 points, while Shaw scored 10, Daddona and Paige Robinson added six points apiece, and Michaela Lauper chipped in with four points.
Waverly returns to action Tuesday at Watkins Glen.
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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 Valley Sports Report (launched Aug. 10, 2009), Tioga County (NY) Sports Report (Aug. 13, 2018), and Northern Tier Sports Report (Aug. 31, 2020). Southern Tier Sports Report is set to launch in 2021.