In the first round of the Boone County Tournament ZWEST faced Western Boone. For the second time in just 3 days the Eagles would defeat the Stars 64 to 37 to advance to the Championship game. West faced a lot of foul trouble in the first half but continued to lock down on defense. Edward Thomas would come out hot in the second half after 3 first half fouls to lead the Eagles with 25 points. Lucas Louiso had 11 followed by Helvie and Seward with 10 each. Rounding out scoring for the Eagles was Nobbe with 6 Hogg with 4 and Maxwell and Cero added 2 each.
In the Championship game ZWEST faced the Lebanon Tigers. West came out striking quickly taking a 23 to 14 lead in the first quarter after a buzzer beating half court shot by Will Nobbe. The Eagles would extend the lead to as many as 14 points in the second quarter but Lebanon would continue to fight back. After having to fight through foul trouble once again and a strong 3rd quarter push by Lebanon, West would find themselves down 2 going into the 4th. With around 2 minutes on the clock and a 2 point lead ZWEST would take possession of the ball a run off all but the final 17 seconds when Edward Thomas would hit a game clinching lay up. The ZWEST 7th grade are your 2017 Boone County Champions defeating Lebanon 52-48. Will Nobbe had a strong first half shooting leading all scorers with 16 points. Aiden Helvie hit some key shots down the stretch to add 14 followed by another strong second half by Edward Thomas with 11. Seth Hogg fought hard all game on the defensive end and would also chip in 6 points. Rounding out the scoring was Seward with 3 and Louiso with 2.
The Eagles are back in action Monday night facing Avon North at home