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Knight Jay Zimmerman, center, was held to just two points against Battle?Lake Thursday night due to foul trouble, and West Central Area fell to the Battlers in the Section 6A-South playoffs. (Lori Mork, Echo Press)

Section 6A-South boys' basketball: Battle Lake ends season for West Central Area

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Battle Lake's free throw shooting down the stretch ended West Central Area's chances of advancing in the Section 6A-South boys' basketball tournament as the Knights fell to the Battlers 67-63 Thursday night.


After trailing 26-20 at the half, West Central Area continued to creep closer to Battle Lake and took a 39-37 lead, but the Battlers went on an 8-2 run and never trailed, securing the win as they hit 23-for-29 from the charity stripe.

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