New Berlin West's girls basketball team defeated Whitefish Bay Dominican, 38-36, at the Brookfield Central Thanksgiving Shootout on Friday.
Allazia Blockton scored 25 points to lead all scorers, but the Vikings used a balanced attack to hang on and give coach Jef Radtke his first win back as a head coach.
Sarah Meleski had nine points, Claire Radtke and Rachel Novotny each had eight to lead West.
Trailing 10-8 after one quarter, the Vikings outscored the Knights, 12-2, in the second quarter as Meleski scored seven points on three baskets and a free throw to lead 20-12 at halftime.
Claire Radtke had two key steals in the final minute and Novotny had two big baskets in the final quarter.
West only made 4-of-15 free throws over the game wouldn't have been close.
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