By: Tim Birney | WaverlyAthletics.com | February 10, 2020 | Photo courtesy David Alliger


WAVERLY — Waverly outscored Troy by 24 points in the middle two quarters to run away with a 62-31 win over Troy here Tuesday evening in non-league junior varsity boys basketball action.

Liam Traub and Nalen Carling scored four points apiece, and Jay Pipher knocked down a 3-pointer to help Waverly to a 13-8 lead after the first eight minutes.

Liam Traub knocked down a 3-pointer and scored seven points in the second quarter, and Davis Croft and Brennan Traub added five points apiece to fuel a 22-10 run that gave the Wolverines a 35-18 lead at the half.

Croft pumped in 11 points, including a 3-pointer, in the third quarter, while Brady Blauvelt scored five points, and Carling added four points in a 20-8 run that extended Waverly’s lead to 55-26 entering the final eight minutes.

Croft led Waverly with 18 points, seven rebounds, and four assists, while Carling had 11 points, four rebounds, two assists, and five steals, and Liam Traub had 11 points, five rebounds, and two assists.

Blauvelt added nine points and three boards in the win, while Brennan Traub chipped in with seven points, and Thomas Hand contributed five steals and three boards.

Zeb Oldroyd led Troy with 13 points.

Waverly closes out the regular season Saturday when it hosts Chenango Forks.



About the Author

Tim Birney Author Bio
Tim Birney

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.