WAVERLY TOPS EDISON, 42-2
By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | February 9, 2022
ELMIRA HEIGHTS — Waverly took the lead early, and gradually pulled away
in a 42-29 win over Thomas A. Edison here Wednesday evening in IAC South
Large School Division junior varsity girls basketball action.
Ryleigh Judson knocked down a 3-pointer and was 3-for-4 from the free throw line for six points in the first quarter to help Waverly to a 10-6 lead.
Judson canned another 3-pointer and scored five points in the second quarter, and Madelyn Olmsted added four points as the Lady Wolverines used an 11-7 spurt to take a 21-13 lead into the halftime locker room.
Cheyenne Dorsey scored five points, including an old-fashioned three-point play, while Brilynn Belles scored four points, and Judson connected on another 3-pointer to fuel a 16-8 run to up its advantage to 37-21 heading into the final eight minutes.
Judson led Waverly with 18 points, and four 3-pointers, while Olmsted and Dorsey scored seven points apiece, and Belles added six points.
Waverly, now 11-7, returns to action Friday at Vestal.
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.