First Win Of The Season
The Lady Rockets played at El Dorado on Friday. The Lady Rockets played really well on Friday giving the team their first win of the season. In the first quarter, the Lady Rockets outscored the Wildcats 6-2. Jessa Lee scored 5 of those points making a 3-pointer and 2 free throws, Cameron Yardley also scored a free throw. In the second quarter, Cheyenne Martin and Lee both scored 2 free throws, and Mady Barger scored two 2-pointers to give the Lady Rockets a 14-7 halftime lead. The Lady Rockets maintained the lead in the third quarter as Yardley, Martin, and Barger all scored a 2-pointer to end the third quarter with a 20-16 lead over the Wildcats. The Lady Rockets were very productive in the fourth quarter as they put up 14 points. Reese Goetz made a 3 pointer, Martin and Barger both scored 2-pointers, Martin also made 4 free throws, Goetz, Yardley, and Ella Swearingen also all made a free throw. The Lady Rockets outscored the Wildcats 14-9 in the quarter to secure the 34-25 victory for their first win of the season. Coach Page stated, “It felt good to be in a game and felt good to get the win. We learned some things there. In the fourth quarter, we were able to make some good decisions and finish the game out.” The next game for the Lady Rockets will be at home against the Circle Thunderbirds on January 17 with the varsity game starting at 7:30 pm since the boys are at the Rupp Invitational this week.