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Girls basketball team finishes season in state semifinals

The girls basketball team played two close games in the state tournament; advancing in the quarterfinals vs. Waukee before a semifinal loss to West Des Moines Valley

The West High girls varsity basketball team traveled to Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines Wednesday Mar. 1 to play in the girls state quarter finals against Waukee, where they won 40-38. West advanced to play West Des Moines Valley on Friday Mar. 3, but lost 55-48, making this West’s last win of the season. The photo gallery below is from the quarterfinal win over Waukee.

Cailyn Morgan '19 goes for a layup at the end of the second quarter, after stealing and driving the ball across court to further West's lead 16-13. Overall Morgan was able to step up to the plate for West after starter Rachel Saunders '18 suffered from a knee injury in the first quarter.

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