The Trojans found themselves trailing by three points at the end of the first quarter, 16-13. The Cougars pushed their lead to 11 points with 4:40 to play in the second quarter, but the Trojans cut the lead down to five by halftime, 30-25. West Central outscored McCook Central/Montrose 15-9 in the third quarter to take a 40-39 lead into the fourth quarter. The Trojans then held the Cougars to just four points in the final quarter for the win.
Grafton Stroup had 15 points and two rebounds. Hunter Hagerty finished with 13 points and three rebounds. Derek Eidsness added nine points and six rebounds, while Wilson Droge had eight points and four rebounds.
West Central (11-6) will host Chamberlain on Friday, February 19th.