Both the West Central Trojan girls and boys basketball teams had big wins over the Canton C-Hawks in a double-header at home on Tuesday, February 16th. The girls won 68-42 while the boys had a 73-43 win.
The Trojan girls got off to a quick start in the opening quarter and led 23-9 by the end of the quarter. The lead continued to grow in the second quarter, and West Central led 45-21 at halftime. The Trojans outscored Canton 23-21 in the second half with a quite a few of the C-Hawks points coming in the final minutes of the game.
Addy Kramer had 22 points, seven rebounds, three steals, and two assists in the game. Cassidy Siemonsma finished with 12 points and five rebounds. Josslin Jarding had nine points, and Molli Thornton finished with eight points. Every player for the Trojans recorded at least one rebound in the game.
The West Central boys also got out to a fast start in their game, but their quarter was the second quarter. The Trojans led 19-7 at the end of the first quarter. They then outscored Canton 21-6 for a 40-13 halftime lead. The Trojans were able to cruise from there in the second half for the win.
Kasan Abedi had 16 points, four rebounds, and three assists. Grafton Stroup also had 16 points along with four rebounds and three steals. Derrick Eich added nine points. Derek Eidsness had a team-high five rebounds. Jacob Krempges had four assists and three steals in the game.
The West Central girls improved to 17-2 and will finish their regular season at home against Baltic on Thursday, February 18th. The boys team improved to 10-6 and they will be on the road at McCook Central/Montrose also on Thursday, February 18th.