Top ranked Western Christian moved on to the Class 2A Region 1 semifinals with a 68-22 home win over Rock Valley Tuesday night. the defending State Champions will host South O’Brien in the lower bracket match up on Friday night in Hull. South O’Brien advanced with a 42-41 quarterfinal home win over Boyden Hull.
The Wolfpack opened with a flurry leading 20-0 at the end of the first half and never looked back. They were up 44-9 at halftime and went on to win it 68-22. a total of 10 players found their way into the scorebook and as a team Western knocked down 9 three-point buckets as a team.
Jamie Geesink was the games top scorer with 16 off the bench. Brooke Wolterstorff and Erika Douma added 11 points each. Rock Valley was led by Kensey Vande Hoef with nine points.
With the win Western Christian improves to 21-1 on the year while the Rockets close the season at 9-13.
Western will host South O’Brien Friday night and we’ll bring you the broadcast on KIWA FM 105.3 with pregame getting underway at 6:45. In the upper bracket Okoboji will host the winner of Tuesday’s quarterfinal between Emmetsburg and North Union.
The Semifinals are set in Class 1A Region 1 following quarterfinal play Tuesday night. in the upper bracket West Sioux won a 49-42 home game over Remsen St Mary’s. West Sioux will meet West Bend Mallard who posted a 54-39 win over Storm Lake St Mary’s in a game played at Laurens. The upper bracket semifinal will be played at Hartley.
In the lower bracket of 1A Region 1 George Little Rock will meet top ranked Central Lyon in the semis at Rock Rapids. G-LR advanced with a 50-17 home win over Clay Central Everly while Central Lyon won a 75-37 home contest against Harris Lake Park.