ORTONVILLE — The West Central Area boys’ basketball team won in dominant fashion Thursday as the Knights downed host Ortonville 84-31.

After falling behind 4-0, the Knights went on to score 31 consecutive points and go into the break up 46-15. The game would get out of hand in the second half as West Central Area picked up its 11th win.

Grant Bueckens led the Knights with 18 points, while teammates Tate Christenson (13), Jack VanKempen (13), Blake Koloski (11) and Gage Staples (10) were all in double figures.

The Knights had a dominant rebounding performance outrebounding Ortonville 37-20.

The Knights will welcome in the Hillcrest Comets at 7:30 p.m. Monday.


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