FIRST-QUARTER BLITZ PROPELS WAVERLY TO 86-29 WIN OVER S-VE
By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | February 10, 2023 | Photo courtesy David Alliger
WAVERLY — Waverly opened the game with a 34-1 first-quarter blitz, and
cruised to an 86-29 win over S-VE here Friday night in IAC South girls
Sophomore Addison Westbrook scored eight points, including six of Waverly’s 14 made free throws in the first quarter, while junior Page Robinson knocked down a 3-pointer and made three free throws after being fouled behind the arc, and senior Kennedy Westbrook and junior Peyton Shaw each added five points as the Lady Wolverines race out to a 33-point lead after the first eight minutes.
Addison Westbrook added eight points in the second quarter, while Shaw had seven, including her second 3-pointer, and 8th-grader Ryleigh Judson made her second 3-pointer of the game to fuel a 22-8 run that put Waverly up 58-9 at the halftime intermission.
Kennedy Westbrook and Shaw each scored five points in the third quarter, and Judson connected on another 3-pointer as Waverly added five points to its lead, and entered the fourth quarter up 71-17.
Addison Westbrook led five Lady Wolverines in double-figures with 19 points, while Shaw scored 17, including a pair of 3-pointers, Kennedy Westbrook had 16 points, including a trio of 3-pointers, Judson added 12 points on four 3-pointers, and Robinson chipped in with 11 points.
Senior Alyvia Daddona, and freshman Brilynn Belles had four points apiece in the win.
Faith Brenchley led S-VE with nine points.
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 five sites in "The Sports Reports" family that cover 24 school districts in five counties: Valley Sports Report (launched Aug. 10, 2009), Tioga County (NY) Sports Report (Aug. 13, 2018), and Northern Tier Sports Report (Aug. 31, 2020); Northern Tier West Sports Report (March 15, 2021) Southern Tier Sports Report (Aug. 16, 2021).