Marshall Reed #11 picks up a loose ball while Aaron Opoku #3 tries to block Centreville's Caleb Emeogo #11.
Photo by Will Palenscar
The Westfield Bulldogs traveled to Clifton to take on crosstown rival Centreville Wildcats on Jan. 9 in the first meeting of two meetings between these conference opponents.
Westfield would jump out to an early 15-8 1st quarter advantage.
In the 2nd quarter Centreville would outscore Westfield 19-9 to take a 27-24 halftime advantage .
In the 3rd quarter the Bulldogs would outdo the Wildcats scoring 16 and holding the Wildcats to 10, giving the Bulldogs a 7 point cushion heading into the final quarter.
In the 4th, Centreville would tie the score at 46 with 5:13 to play. However Westfield would score 5 unanswered points and take a 51-46 advantage in just under a minute. With 2:55 to play. Westfield's lead grew to 58-46 . Centreville kept battling, pulling to within 60-54 with 1:39 to play. However, Westfield would close the game out with a 67-56 win.