WAUSAU WEST GIRLS BASKETBALL ROLLS PAST WISCONSIN RAPIDS TO TAKE OVER WVC LEAD



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WAUSAU – Wausau West jumped on Wisconsin Rapids with a dominant first half and rolled to a 72-49 win in a battle of Wisconsin Valley Conference girls basketball unbeatens on Friday at West High School.


Wausau West cruised out to a 50-22 lead by halftime and were able to maintain the big lead throughout.


West, after also winning a nonconference game Saturday 63-46 over Eau Claire North, is now 11-2 overall and 5-0 in the Wisconsin Valley Conference. Wisconsin Rapids drops to 6-6 and 5-1 in the conference.


Lexie White had 21 points, Estella Christensen added 14 points, Kenzie Deaton chipped in 11 points, and Kelly Kray had 11 points and 16 rebounds to lead the way for West.


Chelsea King had 14 points and Megan Clary added 12 for Wisconsin Rapids.


Both teams return to action Tuesday. West plays a nonconference game at Eau Claire Memorial and Rapids will travel to Stevens Point for a WVC contest.


Warriors 72, Raiders 49

Wisconsin Rapids 22 27 - 49

Wausau West 50 22 - 72

WISCONSIN RAPIDS (49): Meghan Jochinsen 0-3 2-2 2, Kristin Radtke 1-3 2-4 4, Aliyah Jennings 1-4 1-4 3, Megan Clary 4-14 4-6 12, Jazzlyn Redcloud 0-2 2-2 2, Logan Vollert 1-3 0-2 2, Avery Brise 2-7 0-0 5, Izzy Escamilla 1-8 1-2 4, Chelsea King 6-15 1-2 14, Maddy Metcalf 0-0 0-0 0, Kate Schaeffer 0-0 0-0 0, Nikita Tisland 0-0 0-0 0. FG: 16-59. FT: 12-20. 3-pointers: 5-31 (Brise 2-7, Vollert 1-2, Escamilla 1-5, King 1-8, Radtke 0-1, Jochimsen 0-3, Clary 0-5). Rebounds: 27 (King 5, Jennings 5). Record:

WAUSAU WEST (72): Sophia Bell 0-0 0-0 0, Kelly Kray 5-13 1-3 11, Kenzie Deaton 4-6 1-2 11, Brooke Schaefer 0-1 0-0 0, Ayla Christensen 0-3 0-0 0, Audrey Danniger 3-6 0-0 7, Desirae Rausch 2-3 0-1 4, Estella Christensen 4-9 4-6 14, Lexie White 8-14 3-4 21, Molly Anderson 2-10 0-2 4. FG: 28-65. FT: 9-18. 3-pointers: 7-16 (E. Christensen 2-3, White 2-3, Deaton 2-4, Schaefer 0-1, A. Christensen 0-1, Rausch 0-1). Rebounds: 50 (Kray 16). Fouls: 18. Fouled out: none. Record:

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