April 21, 2024

WCA picks up 12-point win over Border West in Wheaton

Photos by Jennifer Pederson Border West’s Holden Rinke drives to the basket and WCA’s Nasir Dotts gets his arm on the ball in Wheaton March 1.

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Sam Peterson
Grant County Herald

The WCA Knights defeated the Border West Bucs 69-57 on Friday night in Wheaton to finish their regular season 23-3. The Knights placed four players in double figures again. Cam Anderson had 22 points, five assists, four steals and three rebounds; Bryce Kjesbo had 15 points, three rebounds and three assists; Ben Bye had a double double with 13 points and 10 rebounds; and Mitch Dewey had 10 points, five rebounds and three steals. Nasir Dotts led the team with eight assists and added three rebounds and four steals. Marshall Dewey added five points, a rebound, an assist and a steal and Sam Hanson had four points, three rebounds, three steals and an assist.

Kyle Kremer led the Bucs with 19 points and added three rebounds and two assists. Holden Rinke finished with 17 points, six rebounds, three steals and two assists. Nolan Wilson finished with 10 points, four assists and three steals. Jack Siegel had seven points and three rebounds. Brayden Andrews and Tayton Schmidt both finished with two points. Andrews had six steals, four assists and two rebounds and Schmidt added eight rebounds.

“Border West played really well tonight and shot the ball really well,” coach Kraig Hunter said. “We were never able to get more than a 15 point lead and they kept hitting shots, but our guys had a lot of good possessions down the stretch to keep scoring and keep the lead in double figures in the final few minutes. Many different guys contributed at different parts of the game when we needed plays.”

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