A slow first quarter by the Turkey Valley boys basketball team (1-1, 1-1 UIC) hurt the Trojans Tuesday night at home as they lost to West Central 44-24.

The Trojans scored just three points in the first eight minutes and trailed 15-3 at the end of the first. In the second, they managed seven to trail 26-10 at the half.

The Blue Devils pulled away in the third, extending the lead to 34-16.

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