By Steve Peterson
Akron-Westfield girls’ basketball team turned back a rally by Westwood for a 52-48 opening season game win Nov. 22.
A-W had a 10-point, 35-25 lead as part of a 22-12 third-quarter run. Senior Ann Hedlund led the Lady Westerners with 16 points on 5-of-11 shooting from the field, 6-of-10 from the free-throw line.
Senior Danika Tindall chipped in with 12 points on 5-of-6 shooting