Edgerton, Minnesota — The Western Christian girls overcame a slow start to get the win on the road 62-54 over Southwest Minnesota Christian Monday night.
The Eagles jumped out to an early 13-0 lead before Western ended the scoring drought. Midway through the first half it was 22-11 in favor of Southwest Minnesota Christian. Western continued to chip away at the deficit and pulled to within 2 points late in the half and at halftime trailed 31-27. The Wolfpack and Eagles continued to battle in the second half and with 11:30 left in the game, Western tied the game at 45-45, and took their first lead of the game at 50-47 at the mid-point of the second half. Western would continue to have the advantage the rest of the way building their lead to as much as 9 points, and came away with the 62-54 win.
Western got a game high 18 points from Lydia Van Kley. 12 points came from Stella Winterfeld, 11 from Teagan De Jager, and 10 points from Keana Wynja. Southwest Minnesota Christian got a team high 15 points from Rylie Fey.
With the win Western improves to 6-10 on the year. The Eagles fall to 11-4 on the season.
Up next for Western Christian is a road contest against Cherokee on Friday night.