The West Central Trojan boys basketball team started their 2020-2021 season on the road at Dell Rapids on Friday, December 11th. The Trojans faced a tough Quarrier defense and fell 62-42.
The Quarrier defense forced 24 turnovers on 15 steals in the game while holding West Central to just 32% (15-47) shooting from the field.
Dell Rapids got out to an 11-2 run to start the game. The Trojans got within six points at 11-5, but the first quarter ended 17-7 in favor of the Quarriers. The lead grew to 39-21 by halftime. The Trojans found themselves down 53-31 heading into the final quarter. Dell Rapids went on a 9-0 run to start the fourth to lead 62-31. West Central did end the game on an 11-0 run.
Braden Herr led the team with 12 points on 4-4 shooting from beyond the arch. Herr also had a team-high eight rebounds. Grafton Stroup finished with eight points and four rebounds. Carter Schmeichel added seven points, two rebounds, and two steals. Wilson Droge had seven rebounds.