Valley Sports Report for Penn York Valley


Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — State-ranked Waverly closed out the first half with a 31-9 blitz, then kept it rolling in the second half in an 83-31 rout of S-VE here Tuesday night in IAC girls basketball action.

Senior Elle Nittinger, who scored 17 points in the first quarter, opened the scoring with a 3-pointer, but S-VE’s Jamie Sayre, Tara Perkins and Mackenzie Grube scored consecutive buckets to give the Lady Panthers a 6-3 lead.

Nittinger scored the next 12 points, capping the run with back-to-back 3-pointers to make it 15-6 with 2:42 left in the first quarter.

The Lady Panthers scored the next five points to trim the deficit to 15-11, Waverly — on buckets by senior Paige Miller, Nittinger, and junior Alex Tomasso — closed out the stanza with a 6-0 spurt to take a 21-11 lead.

Sidney Tomasso opened the second-quarter scoring with a short jumper in the lane to gave Waverly a 23-11 lead.

After a 3-pointer by senior Ari Blaasch cut the lead to 23-14, senior Zoe Mennig scored back-to-back buckets to spark a 23-5 blitz to end the first half.

Alex Tomasso canned a trio of 3-pointers, and scored 11 points as Waverly stretched its lead to 46-19 at the halftime intermission.

Nittinger pumped in 30 points, including four 3-pointers, to lead Waverly, while Alex Tomasso scored 28 points, including three 3-pointers, Sidney Tomasso had nine points, Mennig had seven points, Miller had six points, senior Marissa Trudeau added five points, and junior Wendi Hammond chipped in with four points.

Blaasch led S-VE with eight points, including a pair of 3-pointers, while Madi Sousa scored seven points, Perkins added six points, and sophomore Paige Grube chipped in with five points.

Waverly, now 10-0 and ranked 15th in Class B, returns to action at Newfield, while S-VE, now 6-4, hosts Newark Valley.


IN PHOTO 1: Waverly’s Elle Nittinger. … PHOTOS 1-20 BY TIM BIRNEY. —— PHOTOS 21-24 BY THERESA BLAASCH.

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