(Leadwood) A familiar face is your Class 3 District 3 Champions in girls hoops. The West County Lady Bulldogs win back-to-back district championships after defeating the Grandview Lady Eagles in dramatic fashion 30-29. The game was neck-and-neck from buzzer-to-buzzer, Grandview’s Wakeland sisters were giving the Bulldogs problems in the first quarter.
The Eagles found themselves with all the momentum early, but a big shot by Bulldog’s Junior Morgan Simily at the first quarter horn kept the spark alive for West County.
Both teams would trade baskets and leads up until the fourth quarter and only 7 total points were scored in that final quarter of play. 5 of them came very early.
It took 6 minutes and 35 seconds until another point was scored, but it was the biggest basket of the entire game. The Bulldogs called the number of junior guard Alivia Simily and she delivered.
Alivia Simily was our Applebee’s of Farmington Player of the Game with 4 points and the district-winning drive. Head Coach Bobby Simily talks about the final moments of the game.
West County improves to 22-4 and will face St. Pius in the sectionals on March 2nd. Grandview finishes their season at 16-8.
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Head Coach Bobby Simily:
Grandview Head Coach Tim Winkler: