The Arrows grabbed the lead in the first quarter and led 14-9 at the break. West Central closed the gap in the second quarter to 25-24 by halftime. The Trojans looked to be making a run in the third quarter as they took a 35-31 lead with 3:45 to play in the quarter. Watertown finished the quarter on a 9-4 run to lead 40-39. The Arrows continued to build on the lead, but the Trojans pulled within three at 53-50 with 3:30 to play. Watertown closed out the game on an 8-3 run for the 61-53 win.
Derek Eidsness had a team-high 20 points. Zane Crawford finished with 11 points. Jacob Krempges had eight points, and Hunter Hagerty had seven points.
The Trojans (6-5) will play Clark-Willow Lake in the Dak-12/NEC Clash in Madison at 11:45 on Saturday, January 30th.