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The West Central Area girls basketball team won the Pheasant Conference title during the 2018-19 season with an 11-1 conference record, finishing one game ahead of Brandon-Evansville.  Head Coach Eric Schoenbauer of the Knights earned Coach of the Year honors and freshman guard Lexi Bright of WCA was named the Pheasant Conference Most Valuable Player.

Bright Scores 34 to Lead Lady Knights to Win Over Hancock

By Eric Schoenbauer 03/04/2019, 9:30am CST

On Friday night the West Central Area Lady Knights hosted the Hancock Owls in the opening round of the Section 6A girls basketball tournament.  The Lady Knights came out ready to go and firing on all cylinders with a 25-4 run to start the game off. The Owls would fight until the end of the half and only give up a 4 point margin to trail 46-21. The second half began and the Lady Knights pushed the pace and the lead would slowly grow over the second half.  The final was 86-53.

The Underwood girls’ basketball team made 22-of-32 free throws in the game, hitting 19-of-25 in the second half to defeat the West Central Area lady Knights by the score of 57-52 in Section 6A quarterfinal round playoff action at UM-Morris on Saturday afternoon.

Pheasant Standings

Team Conference Overal
West Central Area 7-1 18-6
Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 6-2 18-5
Wheaton/Herman-Norcross 3-5 9-16
Hancock 2-6 11-11
Ortonville 2-6 9-13