VALLEY FALLS The West Franklin High School girls basketball team got off to another slow start Friday in its 32-21 loss to Valley Falls in Valley Falls.

The Falcons fell behind 12-2 after the first quarter and played even with Valley Falls the final three quarters.

Bailey Whittington led the Falcons with nine points.

West Franklin plays 6 p.m. today at home against Council Grove.

Valley Falls (32) Gepson 4, Watson 2, Pickerell 7, Harrington 3, Tillery 4, Miller 7, Coleman 5.

West Franklin (21) Reed 6, Whittington 9, Flory 4, Yelland 2.