SHAW SPARKS WAVERLY JV IN 49-34 WIN OVER EDISON
By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | February 8, 2020
ELMIRA HEIGHTS — Peyton Shaw sparked a third-quarter blitz to help Waverly pull away for a 49-34 win over Thomas A. Edison here Saturday morning in IAC Large School Division junior varsity girls basketball action.
Addison Westbrook scored six points in the first quarter, while Ashlen Croft had four, and Shaw drained a 3-pointer to help the Lady Wolverines to a 14-9 lead after the first eight minutes.
Shaw knocked down another 3-pointer and scored five points in the second quarter, and Westbrook canned a 3-pointer, but Edison outscored Waverly 11-9 to trim the deficit to 23-20 at the half.
Shaw poured in 13 points in the third quarter, and Westbrook added five points, including a 3-pointer, to fuel an 18-blitz that pushed Waverly’s lead to 41-27 heading into the final eight minutes.
Shaw led Waverly with 25 points, while Westbrook scored 16, and Croft added six.
Waverly, now 14-2, hosts Hornell Tuesday.
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.