Boys basketball: West Central Area Knights vault past BOLD Warriors, 75-60

Feb. 23—BIRD ISLAND — Already locking up the West Central Conference championship, the West Central Area boys basketball team kept its late-season momentum rolling along.

Ranked third in Class A, the Knights won their 11th straight game with a 75-60 victory over BOLD on Friday at BOLD Elementary School.

WCA wraps up conference play with a 12-2 record and is 21-3 overall. The Warriors drop to 5-9 in the West Central and 14-12 overall.

The Knights led 43-32 at halftime.

Jack Gross paced BOLD with 18 points on 7 of 14 shooting. He also had six assists and four steals. William Penkert had 16 points, seven rebounds and four assists. Owen Baumgartner came off the bench to score 12 points, including eight in the first half.

Next up for BOLD is the Section 2A-North playoffs. Seeds have yet to be announced.