West Hancock 56, Bishop Garrigan 55
The West Hancock girls basketball team emerged victorious in the battle of undefeated teams on Friday in Algona.
Bishop Garrigan held a four-point margin going into the fourth quarter, but the Eagles were able to outscore the Golden Bears 15-11 to hold onto their perfect season.
Junior Rachel Leerar, with her best game of the year, scored 29 points for the Eagles, ten of which she made from the free throw line. Senior Amanda Chizek scored 16 points and pulled down 13 rebounds.
West Hancock will play at Spirit Lake on Saturday. Bishop Garrigan will play Cherokee Washington on Saturday.
West Hancock 71, Belmond-Klemme 23
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The West Hancock girls team dominated Belmond-Klemme on Tuesday to maintain its perfect status, improving to 11-0 for the season.
The Eagles' offense was relentless in the first half, outscoring the Broncos 52-12.
Leading the attack was junior Rachel Leerar with 22 points, hitting 9-13 from the field, followed by senior Amanda Chizek with 18 points. Chizek also posted 14 rebounds, five steals and four blocks in the paint.
West Hancock 80, Manson-NW Webster 37
The West Hancock girls basketball team made quick work of its opponent Saturday, easily handling Manson-NW Webster 80-37 on the road to remain perfect on the year.
The Eagles (10-0) were paced by junior Rachel Leerar with a game-high 27 points on 8 of 15 shooting, including 5 of 8 from beyond the 3-point line and 6 of 8 from the free throw line.
Sophomore Kennedy Kelly also scored in double figures with 12 points, as did senior Amanda Chizek with 10 points. She also had a game-high 10 rebounds for a double-double.
The Eagles shot 52 percent from the field against Manson-NW Webster, including 11 of 24 from beyond the 3-point arc.