HARTFORD, S.D. (KELO) — The West Central girls basketball team scored 25 points in the fourth quarter on their way to a 71-56 win over Tea Area on Thursday, January 7.
Thursday’s Game of the Week saw a strong start by Tea Area as they jumped out to a 13-6 lead. Following that, the Trojans outscored the Titans 9-2 to tie the game after the first quarter.
The game stayed highly competitive into the second quarter as the two teams exchanged leads.
Late in the quarter, Josslin Jarding buried a three just before the buzzer to give West Central a 27-26 halftime lead.
The third quarter saw the Trojans begin to create some separation as they took a 35-28 lead, but Tea Area came fighting right back.
After three quarters, West Central clung to a narrow three point lead, despite a tremendous performance by Tea Area freshman Katie Vasecka.
The fourth quarter saw the game’s biggest margin as West Central turned up the offense and tallied more than a third of their points in just one quarter.
West Central’s Cassidy Siemonsma scored ten points in the quarter to lead the Trojans to a 25 points fourth quarter on their way to an impressive 71-56 win over Tea Area.
West Central Player Stats
|#22 – Cassidy Siemonsma – SR||22|
|#11 – Molli Thornton – SO||19|
|#2 – Rylee Haldeman – JR||10|
|#12 – Josslin Jarding – JR||8|
|#10 – Addy Kramer – JR||6|
|#23 – Jada Van Overbeke – SR||2|
|#15 – Campbell Fischer – SO||2|
|#24 – Grace Harden – JR||2|
Tea Area Player Stats
|#23 – Katie Vasecka – FR||27|
|#4 – Olivia Ritter – SR||16|
|#1 – Kendra McKinney – SO||5|
|#5 – Grace Stansbury – JR||4|
|#22 – Stella Peterson – SO||2|
|#14 – Cassidy Gors – JR||2|
You can see highlights as seen on KELO-TV by clicking on the video player below: