Wildcats circle the wagons, beat Hornets by 20

OBSERVER Staff Report

WESTFIELD — Sherman defeated Forestville in the first round of the season opening Westfield Tournament Friday night, 61-41.

The Wildcats (1-0) opened a 15-4 lead over the Hornets (1-1) after one quarter and expanded their lead to 36-20 at halftime and 48-29 after three quarters.

Skyler Christien led Forestville in scoring with 13 points. Lewis Markham had 10 points and nine rebounds for the Hornets, while Javier West had nine rebounds, eight points, eight steals and five assists.