TOMASSO HAS CAREER NIGHT IN WAVERLY'S 66-52 WIN OVER NOTRE DAME
By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | January 30, 2020 | Photo courtesy David Alliger
WAVERLY — Junior Sidney Tomasso pumped in a career-high 36 points to lead Waverly to a 66-52 win over Notre Dame here Thursday night in IAC South Large School girls basketball action.
It was the second 30-point outing in a row for Tomasso, who scored 30 points Tuesday in a loss at Newark Valley.
Tomasso scored 11 points in the first quarter, including the first of five 3-pointers, and freshman Kennedy Westbrook had four points to help the Lady Wolverines to a 17-15 lead after the first eight minutes.
Tomasso pumped in a trio of 3-pointers in the second quarter, and scored 13 points as Waverly used a 14-9 spurt to extend its lead to 31-24 at the half.
Tomasso scored five more points, including a trey, while senior Gretchen Sowle added four points, and sophomore Olivia Nittinger canned a 3-pointer as Waverly used a 16-13 advantage in the stanza to build a 47-37 lead heading into the final eight minutes.
Tomasso scored seven points in the fourth quarter, while Nittinger knocked down another 3-pointer and had five points, and senior Gianna PIcco drained a 3-pointer as Waverly secured the victory with a 19-15 advantage in the final stanza.
Nittinger and Westbrook added eight points apiece in the Lady Wolverines, and Sowle and senior Morgan Adams chipped in with four points apiece.
Kahlia Rivera led Notre Dame with 16 points, and Shannon Maloney added 10.
Waverly, now 11-3, 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.