By JEREMIAH WILSON
Leader & Times
The West Warriors and the South Apaches eighth grade girls basketball teams opened their season Tuesday afternoon at West, with the Warriors earning the win on their home floor in both the A team and B team games.
The B teams took the court first, and West jumped ahead to a small lead in the first half. In the third quarter the Warriors extended their lead to six, at 9-3.
West held on down the stretch to come away with a 13-7 victory.
Brien Duque led the Warriors with four points in the game. Miriam Lima paced the offense for West, and finished the game with two points of her own.
Jocelyn Sanchez, Lisette Ailon and Sarai Borunda also finished with two points a piece, while Caitlinn Nutt chipped in with a point of her own.
The A teams took the floor next. With Ali Lucero and Tania Minjarez leading the way, the Warriors were again able to come away with a win, 27-16.
Lucero led West with 11 point, while Minjarez had eight points.
Gissell Uribe had four points for the Warriors, and Demaris Neal had two points. Jadyn William also had two points for West.
The eighth grade Warriors are 1-0 on the season, while the Apaches are 0-1.
West will be on the road Nov. 4 to take on Hugoton.
South will look for their first win of the season in Dodge City Thursday.