Forum staff reports, Published March 01 2012
West Fargo tops Valley City in East Region girls hoops quarterfinalsWEST FARGO – West Fargo had three players score in double figures leading the Packers to a 74-47 win over Valley City in the East Region girls basketball quarterfinals on Thursday.
Cassidy Thorson and Lexi Lennon each scored 16 points to pace West Fargo (19-1).
Christine Baltezore added 15 points for the Packers.
West Fargo forced 25 Hi-Liners turnovers in the victo-ry.
“We thrive on our defense,” West Fargo head coach Barb Metcalf said. “I was really pleased with our performance tonight. It was a great way to start the East Region tourna-ment.”
The Packers led 40-18 at halftime.
West Fargo plays Grand Forks Central 5:30 p.m. today in the semifinals at the Fargo Civic Center.
Valley City plays Fargo Davies in the consolation semifinals at 2 p.m.
Half: WF 40, VC 18
VALLEY CITY: McDaniel 2, Tangen 5, Jacob 10, Diegel 6, Suhr 10, Olson 10.
WEST FARGO: Levin 3, Baltezore 15, E. Krogh 5, Gooding 8, A. Krogh 4, Thorson 16, Lennon 16, Miller 7.