WESTBROOKS, DEFENSE CARRY WAVERLY TO 61-23 WIN OVER DRYDEN
By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | January 14, 2022 | Photo courtesy Jackson Lawrence
DRYDEN — The Westbrook sisters — junior Kennedy and freshman Addison —
combined for 41 points, and the Waverly defense shut down Dryden in a
61-23 win here Friday night in IAC Large School girls basketball
Kennedy Westbrook scored eight points in the first quarter, and Addison Westbrook added seven points. Both the Westbrooks and senior Olivia NIttinger made 3-pointers in the opening stanza as the Lady Wolverines raced out to a 20-5 lead.
Kennedy Westbrook scored eight points in the third quarter, including a 4-for-4 effort from the free-throw line, Addison Westbrook added four points, and Nittinger knocked down another 3-pointer to fuel a 21-5 blitz that extended the lead to 41-10 at the half.
Kennedy Westbrook led all scorers with 26 points, including a trio of 3-pointers and a 7-for-7 effort from the free-throw line. Addison Westbrook added 15 points, while Nittinger had six points, sophomore Paige Robinson added five points, and Ashlen Croft chipped in with four points.
Sindi Pinckney led Dryden with nine points.
Waverly, now 7-3, returns to action Wednesday when its hosts Newark Valley, the state’s top-ranked Class C team.
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.