IAC / NTL JV GIRLS BASKETBALL: WAVERLY PULLS AWAY; TOPS ATHENS, 29-16, IN VALLEY CHRISTMAS TITLE TILT (17 PHOTOS)
(2019-12-28)Valley Sports Report
TOWANDA "” Waverly took an early lead, and pulled away for a 29-16 win over Athens here Saturday morning in the junior varsity girls championship game of the annual Valley Christmas Tournament.
Waverly led 8-5 after the first quarter, and extended their lead to 14-7 at the half with a 6-2 spurt in the second quarter.
Ashlen Croft, Alivia Daddona, and Addison Westbrook scored four points apiece in the first half, and the Lady Wolverines were 6-for-6 from the free-throw line.
Paige Robinson scored four points in the third quarter as Waverly used a 7-3 spurt to up its advantage to 21-10 entering the final eight minutes.
Croft, who was 6-for-6 from the free-throw line in the game, scored six points in the fourth quarter as Waverly put the game away.
Croft led all scorers with 12 points, while Westbrook and Robinson added six points apiece, and Daddona chipped in with four.
Karlee Bartlow led Athens with seven points, while Caydence Macik added six points, 11 rebounds, and four steals, Natalie Watson grabbed six boards, and Hannah Blackman added five boards.
IN PHOTO 1: Waverly's Peyton Shaw. ... PHOTOS COURTESY OF SHANNON McCARTY.
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