Z'West 8th Grade faces off with sibling in 2017 Boone County Chanpionship Game 12/9/17
Gm 1: ZWMS vs. WEBO In the first round of the Boone County Tournament, Z West played WEBO again. WEBO hung tough throughout the first half, with Z West actually going into halftime down by one point. West had a huge third quarter, outscoring WEBO 16-3 in the quarter including a big 3 pointer to end the quarter by Elliott Rossell. In the end, West hung on to win by a final score of 44-37. The team was led by a great all-around game from Billy Smith with 24 points, 5 steals, 4 assists and 4 rebounds. Max Miles added 6 points and 7 rebounds (including 3 offensive rebounds). Peyton Guider hit two big 3-pointers and added 4 rebounds and 4 assists. Owen Rossell, Elliott Rossell and Will Keller rounded out the scoring.
Championship Game: ZWMS vs. ZMS The Championship Game featured an all Zionsville game, with West facing off against rival ZMS. West played very tough defense and hit a few shots in the first quarter, leading ZMS 11-9 after one. Billy Smith had 9 points in the first quarter. ZMS came back getting a bunch of buckets in the second quarter, and West went into halftime down by 8. West worked hard in the second half, but couldn’t keep up with the balanced scoring by ZMS and ended up losing the game. West was led again by Billy Smith with 20 points, 4 steals, 3 blocks and 3 assists. Will Keller, Owen Rossell, Preston Gadd and Elliott Rossell all added 3 points each.
Next on the schedule the Eagles have a quick turnaround, playing Avon North at home at 6:45 pm. Go Eagles!