WESTBROOK, BIG FIRST QUARTER PROPELS WAVERLY IN 76-16 ROUT OF WHITNEY POINT
By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | January 20, 2023
WHITNEY POINT — Waverly raced out to a 31-point first-quarter lead, and
cruised to a 76-16 romp over Whitney Point here Friday night in IAC
Large School girls basketball crossover action.
Senior Kennedy Westbrook pumped in 16 points in the first quarter, while 8th-grader Ryleigh Judson had eight points, including a pair of 3-pointers, and junior Paige Robinson added five points, including a 3-bal, to fuel a 34-3 blitz in the first eight minutes.
Kennedy Westbrook scored 11 more points, including her only 3-pointer of the game, in the second quarter, and Judson added another 3-ball in a 16-2 run that gave the Lady Wolverines a 50-5 lead at the half.
Waverly outscored Whitney Point, 26-11, in the second half, with Kennedy Westbrook (eight) and Judson (five) combining to score half of them.
Kennedy Westbrook, who was 10 of 12 from the free throw line, tossed in a career-high 35 points, while Judson scored 16, Robinson had eight, and sophomore Addison Westbrook, junior Ashlen Croft, and junior Peyton Shaw chipped in with four points apiece.
Waverly, now 11-3, returns to action Feb. 1 when it hosts Notre Dame.
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).