Lady Pioneers defeat Wisconsin Dells 45-41

The Westfield Lady Pioneers gained a win and took a loss this past week when they competed in girls’ basketball matchups against Wisconsin Dells and Pacelli.

A win was claimed against Wisconsin Dells on Feb. 4 when the Lady Pioneers scored 39 points to their opponents’ 31. The game was a close one, with Wisconsin Dells leading by 1 point, 11-10, at the end of the first half. Wisconsin Dells lost their lead in the second half as the Lady Pioneers scored 29 additional points to Wisconsin Dell’s 20. Lexi Brakebush led the night with 20 points.

The Lady Pioneers took a loss against Pacelli during a close game. Pacelli took the lead in the first half, 21-17, which led to their success when both teams scored 24 points in the second half. Pacelli walked away the winners, 45-41.

The Lady Pioneers have 12 wins and 6 losses for their regular season record. They are in second place in the South Central standings with 6 wins and 2 losses. They are right behind Wisconsin Dells, who had 6 wins and 1 loss.

The Lady Pioneers take on Amherst on Thursday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. at Westfield Area High School.