|IAC GIRLS BASKETBALL: WAVERLY RUNS MARK TO 11-0 WITH 78-26 ROUT OF DRYDEN (2019-01-11)
Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY — Waverly scored the first 15 points of the game, and led 31-3 midway through the second quarter on its way to a 78-26 win over Dryden here Friday night in IAC girls basketball action.
Senior Alex Tomasso canned a 3-pointer just 19 seconds into the game, then made 3 of 4 free throws to make it 6-0 with 6:39 remaining in the first quarter.
After a bucket by junior Paige Lewis, sophomore Sidney Tomasso knocked down a 3-pointer with 5:18 left to make it 11-0.
Lewis and Sidney Tomasso added buckets to cap Waverly’s game-opening run at 15-0 with 3:58 remaining in the first quarter.
Shaelyn Baylor scored Dryden’s first points of the game with 3:20 left to make it 15-2, but Waverly scored the next six points on buckets by Lewis, junior Gianni Picco, and junior Gretchen Sowle to make it 21-1 with 1:24 remaining.
Dryden’s Lexi Tracy made a free throw with 16.1 seconds left in the first quarter, but Sidney Tomasso scored the first eight points of the second quarter to give the Lady Wolverines a 31-3 lead with 4:28 remaining in the first half.
Sidney Tomasso led a balanced Waverly offense with 20 points, including four of the team’s 12 3-pointers, while Gianna Picco scored a career-high 13 points, including a trio of 3-pointers, and Alex Tomasso had 12 points, including a pair of 3-pointers.
Exchange student Natalia Urrejola added eight points, including two 3-pointers, while Lewis had six points, and junior Morgan Adams, junior Sabrina Pierce, and senior Lauren Newman chipped in with four points.
Baylor led Dryden with seven points, and Tracy and Madeline Harris added six points apiece.
Waverly, now 11-0, hosts Newark Valley Tuesday night in a key IAC South Large School match-up.
IN PHOTO: Waverly’s Sidney Tomasso.
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