SIDNEY TOMASSO'S 42 TIES SCHOOL RECORD IN WAVERLY'S 71-48 WIN OVER OWEGO
By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | March 4, 2021 | Photo courtesy David Alliger
OWEGO — Senior Sidney Tomasso poured in 42 points, including 24 in the
third quarter, to tie the school record in Waverly’s 71-48 win over
Owego here Thursday night in IAC Tioga County Division girls basketball
She tied the record set in the 1993-94 season by Becky Baker.
Tomasso, who entered the night averaging 22.8 points per game, scored just six points in the first quarter, helping Waverly to a 12-8 lead after the first eight minutes.
Tomasso scored 10 points, including a pair of 3-pointers, in the second quarter, and senior Gabby Picco drained a trio of 3-pointers in a 22-10 run that pushed the Lady Wolverine advantage to 34-18 at the halftime intermission.
Tomasso, who scored the last seven points of the first half, pumped in the first 10 points of the third quarter for the Lady Wolverines on her way to 24 points in a 28-12 blitz that extended the lead to 62-30 entering the final eight minutes.
She tied the school record with a pair of free throws in the opening moments of the fourth quarter.
Picco, who canned four 3-pointers, and sophomore Kennedy Westbrook added 12 points apiece in the win.
Maggie Huizinga and Evee Coleman led Owego with 16 points apiece.
Waverly, now 11-1, closes out the 2021 campaign at home Saturday against Elmira.
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.