West Central Area created some breathing room in a 62-42 win over Norman County East-Ulen-Hitterdal (6-15) on Tuesday after winning single-digit games Feb. 6 and 8.

The Knights (17-6) led 28-19 at the half and never wavered after halftime. Lexi Bright had 19 points and five steals. Brynn Fernholz added 14 points, and Hailey Bennett put in 13.

“This game shows us what we can do if we rebound the ball aggressively,” WCA head coach Eric Schoenbauer said.

WCA 62, NCE-U-H 42

WCA - Lexi Bright - 19 points, 5 steals, 3 rebounds, 1 assist; Brynn Fernholz - 14 points, 3 rebounds, 3 steals; Hailey Bennett - 13 points, 6 rebounds, 4 steals; Elizabeth Rustan - 8 points, 5 rebounds, 2 steals, 1 assist; Kaitlyn Hansen - 4 points, 2 rebounds, 1 steal; Kennedy Ulrich - 4 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal; Kaylyn Ulrich - 5 rebounds, 2 steals; Teagan Nelson - 2 rebounds, 2 assists; Claire Stark - 5 rebounds; Brooke Anderson - 3 rebounds, 1 steal; Halle Foslien - 2 rebounds, 1 steal