The 5th ranked Western Wolfpack Girls Basketball Team is headed for the Class 2A State Tournament following a dominating 94-56 win over 4th ranked Kuemper Catholic in the Region 1 Finals at Cherokee Monday night.
At the end of the first quarter Western led 21-19. With the game tied at 26-26 in the second quarter Western went on a 14-0 run that broke the game open and gave them a 40-26 lead. From the start of the run Western would outscore Kuemper 68-30 for the rest of the ballgame. A trio of three point buckets highlighted the run with Kenzie Vande Vegte hitting a pair and Erika Douma adding the other. For the night the Wolfpack would drop 10 three pointers with seven different players doing the damage.
Brook Wolterstorff led the offense with a game high 22 points with Kim Kroeze adding 11. Erika Douma and Brittany VanLingen hit for 9 points each. All told 13 of the 15 Wolfpack players found their way into the scorebook.
Kuemper had three players in double figures led by Madi Dees and Kerri Potthoff with 16 each and Lexi Albrecht who hit for 13.
With the win Western improves to 22-3 on the year while Kuemper Catholic ends the season at 20-5.