It was a solid defensive effort Tuesday night for the South Winn boys basketball team (2-1, 2-0 UIC) as the Warriors defeated West Central (1-2, 0-2 UIC) 61-38 in Maynard.

The teams were tied 13-all after the first quarter. In the second, the Warriors trailed 25-18 before they went on a tear, scoring the final nine points to take a 27-25 lead.

The defense sealed the game in the third, holding the Blue Devils to just four points in the frame to lead 42-29.

Individual stats weren't available as of press time but will be published in Tuesday's Decorah Public Opinion.

The Warriors host Clayton Ridge Friday, Dec. 13, at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, they host Kee High.