Westlake boys basketball dominates in early season matchups

The Westlake Demons varsity boys basketball team put on a spectacular performance in their first four games of the season, pulling a perfect record under new head coach Jeff Huber. The team's early successes help to prove that this season will be one to watch.

The Demons opened up their season on the road against Rocky River with a 71-51 victory on Nov. 30.

On Dec. 3, Westlake won in stunning fashion against Elyria, when senior forward Nate Klima's crucial 3-point basket in the closing seconds of the match secured the close victory for the Demons, a 64-61 finish at home.

Westlake continued to dominate on the road against North Olmsted on Dec. 6, coming home with a 82-58 victory.

On Dec. 10, the Demons once again defended their home court against Olmsted Falls, with junior forward Justin Garcia scoring a whopping 37 points in the victory against the Bulldogs. The game closed with a 80-67 victory.

Check out the Westlake boys varsity basketball team the next time they play at home on Friday, Dec. 20, at 7:00 p.m. against conference rivals, the Berea-Midpark Titans. The game is in the main gym at Westlake High School, 27830 Hilliard Blvd. Tickets are $6 at the door.

Henry Levenberg

Student Sports Writer for the Westlake Boys Basketball Team.

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Volume 11, Issue 24, Posted 10:12 AM, 12.17.2019