Fast starts and strong defense were the keys to a very successful ZWEST Shootout this past weekend. In the opening game the Eagles faced Tri-West and got out to an early 30-6 half time score. West forced multiple turnovers leading to numerous layups. In the second half West cruised to victory and a trip to the Championship game. Maguire Mitchell led the team with 12 followed by Tielker with 9. Eugene Hilton and Maddox Mitchell each kicked in 8. Christian
Smith had 5 points off the bench. Rounding out scoring was Phenicie with 3 and Wilson and Allen adding 2 each.
In the Championship game West faced Clark Pleasant with a chance to start the season off with a tournament championship. Another quick start and hot shooting from Mitchell and Tielker had the Eagles up by 31 at half. In the second half Clark Pleasant continued to fight but West was to much and closed the game out winning the Championship 64-43. Jackson Tielker and Maguire Mitchell led the team in scoring. Maguire Mitchell was hitting from deep all game and finished with 11. Max Phenicie had 7 points followed by Smith with 5 and Hilton with 4. Also scoring was Wilson an Allen.