WAVERLY RIDES 56 FIRST-HALF POINTS TO 74-30 ROUT OF TRUMANSBURG
By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | January 25, 2022 | Photo courtesy Jackson Lawrence
TRUMANSBURG — Waverly poured in 56 first-half points on its way to a
74-30 rout of Trumansburg here Tuesday night in IAC Large School
crossover girls basketball action.
Junior Kennedy Westbrook scored eight points in the first quarter, while senior Olivia NIttinger and freshman Addison Westbrook added five points apiece, and sophomore Paige Robinson canned a 3-pointer in a 27-5 blitz in the opening eight minutes.
Sophomore Peyton Shaw drained a pair of 3-pointers and scored eight points in the second quarter, while Nittinger added seven points, sophomore Ashlen Croft was 4-for-4 from the free throw line, and Robinson knocked down another 3-pointers in a 29-6 run that gave the Lady Wolverines a 56-11 led at the half.
Nittinger led Waverly with 21 points, including a pair of 3-pointers, while Kennedy Westbrook scored 13 points, and Addison Westbrook and Shaw had 11 points.
Robinson and Croft, who was 6-for-6 from the line, scored six points apiece in the win, while senior Lourden Benjamin added four points, and junior Alyvia Daddona chipped in with two points as all eight Lady Wolverines on the roster scored.
Waverly, now 9-4, returns to action Thursday at Watkins Glen.
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.