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Western Hills, Woodford post district wins

Published 10:28 pm Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Western Hills' girls basketball team defeated Woodford County 66-56 in the semifinals of the 41st District Tournament Wednesday at the Frankfort Convention Center.

Taylor Slade led WHHS with 20 points, followed by LaKenzie Ritchie with 16 and Jenna Harrod with 12.

Woodford's Chelsey Ford scored 27 points to lead all players.

In the boys semifinal Woodford County pulled away late to defeat Frankfort High 66-57.

Jalen Washington scored a game-high 32 points for FHS, and Eli Boggess led Woodford with 26 points.

Both Wednesday winners will face Franklin County teams in the district tournament championship games Friday.

Full reports on the games will be in Thursday's State Journal.