Over the weekend the ZWEST 7th grade boys competed in the Boone County tournament. In the first game West went up against WEBO for the second time in 3 days. The Eagles got out to an early lead limiting WEBO to just 8 points in the first half. It was much of the same in the second with West going on to win 53-16 to advance to the finals. Jackson Tielker led the team with 19. Max Phenicie had 9 followed closely buy Maguire Mitchell with 8. Hilton added 5 followed by Agbonhese with 4. Smith, Allen and Berendes each had 2. Rounding out the scoring for the Eagles were Wilson and Sullivan each with 1.
In the finals West would face ZMS for the opportunity to win the county tournament. West was able to open up a lead in the first thanks to the hot shooting of Maguire Mitchell knocking down 2 of his 3 three pointers for the game. ZMS did not go away easy as they knocked in a few of their own threes in the 2nd quarter to keep the game within reach. West would continued to fight hard in the second half and would go on to win 46-32 to become the 2019 7th grade Boone County Champs. Magiure Mitchell led the team with 13 points followed by Maddox with 9. Phenicie and Tielker each had 8 for the game. Wilson and Smith would each knock down timely threes in the game for 3 points each. Rounding out the scoring was Hilton with 2.
ZWEST will have a tough matchup Thursday night as ZMS comes back to West for another battle.