The West River Girls' Basketball Tournament, held Thursday through Saturday, February 11-13, ended with Philip taking third place.
"A tournament like this is a grueling task to get through three days of basketball," said Philip head coach Mike Albrecht. "We traveled over 600 miles in three days, plus played three tough teams." First, Philip beat Faith 51-38, then challenged Newell. Albrecht said, "Newell is undefeated. We gave a good game to the best team in the state.