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The Westview boys basketball team for 2012-2013; Jordyn Bontrager #11 junior 11/8/12 (Truth Photo By Larry Tebo) (AP)
BOYS BASKETBALL Bontrager bolsters Westview with 32

Posted on Jan. 17, 2014 at 12:00 a.m.

TOPEKA — Jordyn Bontrager poured in 14 of his season-high 32 points as Westview beat Prairie Heights 79-69 Friday, Jan. 17, in the semifinals of the NECC boys basketball tournament.

Bontrager, who also had a team-leading nine rebounds and team-pacing six assists, cracked 30 points for the second time in the Warriors’ last three games.

Westview (6-2) also got 13 points from Daron Miller in moving into the NECC tournament championship game against West Noble Saturday, Jan. 18, following the 6 p.m. girls title game. Both contests will be played at West Noble.

Prairie Heights (8-3) was led by Jacob Heller’s 25 points, including 13 in the fourth quarter.

Kyler West netted 15 points and Zach Shepard 14 for the Panthers.

WESTVIEW 79,

PRAIRIE HEIGHTS 69

Prairie Heights — Cody Bachelor 3, Tanner Terry 0, Kyler West 15, Cassen Everidge 3, Austin Penick 5, Zach Shepard 14, Jacob Heller 25, Corey Johnson 0, Dylan Stayner 4, Levi Tuckerman 0. Totals: 24 16-27 69.

Westview — Jordyn Bontrager 32, Daron Miller 13, Judah Zickafoose 7, Jamar Weaver 8, Brody Jantzi 6, Cody Litwiller 0, Chase Anderson 0, Damon Hershberger 5, Chandler Aspy 8. Totals: 27 20-30 79.

Scoring By Quarters

Prairie Heights 9 18 17 25 — 69

Westview 16 20 23 20 — 79

3-point goals: Prairie Heights (5) — Heller 2, West, Everidge, Penick; Westview (5) — Bontrager 3, Weaver 2.

Rebounds: Westview (33) — Bontrager 9, Aspy 7.

Assists: Westview (11) — Bontrager 6.

Steals: Westview (4) — Weaver 3.

Turnovers: Westview 11.

Total fouls: Prairie Heights 25, Westview 23. Fouled out — Penick, Heller, Bontrager, Aspy.

Records: Westview 6-2, Prairie Heights 8-3.

Next: Westview vs. West Noble Saturday, Jan. 18, in NECC Tournament championship, following 6 p.m. West Noble-Fairfield girls final at West Noble; Woodlan at Prairie Heights Tuesday.