The Western Plains basketball teams have been hard at it, and are currently gearing up for the WKLL league tournament as well as the final stretch of the season. Below are some game updates from the teams' head coaches.

Boys Basketball- Head Coach Jeff Jones

The Western Plains boys basketball team held on for a 44-39 win against Deerfield on Tuesday, January 23rd. The win was the 5th on the season for the Bobcats which matches the program's best record through the first 11 games of the season. Leading the way for the Bobcats against Deerfield was Noah Roemer with 16 points.  Anjel Gonzalez recorded a career high of 9 points hitting several jump shots early in the game to get the Bobcats rolling.  
The JV Bobcats lost in the final seconds of their 3 quarter contest.  Tate Burrell and Trey Jones led the way for the Bobcats with 6 points each.
Next up for the Bobcats is hosting the #2 ranked Northern Valley Huskies for Homecoming on Friday, February 26th.  

Girls Basketball- Head Coach Joe Spangler

The Western Plains Lady Bobcats have been working hard and have improved with each game, with their efforts making them competitive in each of their last four games.  We came away with a big win vs. Cheylin and just narrowly lost to Logan/Palco by 2 points.  Our group of six ladies are working to figure out each of their roles to be competitive in four quarters. Go Bobcats!!!