Steady Rolling Into The New Year

The Westwood Patriots never trailed Friday night, breezing past Hancock 63-32 in West PAC girls basketball action.

Westwood scored the first nine points of the game, forcing a Hancock timeout. The Patriots led by as many as 14 points early on but the Bulldogs ended the first quarter on a 5-0 run to get within single digits.

Westwood didn’t allow another point until the 3:37 mark in the second quarter and led 31-18 at halftime. The Patriots pulled away in the third quarter; outscoring Hancock 16-5 in the frame. The Pats defense shutout Hancock for over six minutes in the fourth quarter and forced 11 steals in the contest. Every Patriot player recorded a point, led by Madelyn Koski’s game-high 17 points. Tessa Leece finished with 15 and Karlie Patron added ten.

Westwood is now 7-0 and returns to action on Thursday at Calumet. The Patriots also won 56-40 in the junior varsity contest. 

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