Lady Rockets Start Rough
The Lady Rockets opened their season by hosting Hesston on Tuesday. In the first quarter, the only points scored by the Rockets came from Ella Swearingen who scored a 2-pointer. The Lady Rockets had a bit more success in the second quarter as they scored a total of 5 points. Reese Goetz scored 1 by making a free throw, and Jessa Lee and Mady Barger both scored a 2-pointer. However, the Lady Rockets found themselves facing a large 24-7 deficit at halftime. In the third quarter the Lady Rockets scored a total of 6 points. Dakota Bryer scored a 2-pointer, Cheyenne Martin scored 3 on a free throw and a 2-pointer, and Jessa Lee scored 1 on a free throw. The Lady Swathers scored 20 in the third quarter to increase their lead to 44-13 after three quarters. In the fourth quarter, the Lady Rockets only managed to put up 3 points as Lanie Page made a 2-pointer and Cameron Yardley scored 1 on a free throw. Meanwhile, Hesston continued adding to their lead by putting up another 11 points resulting in a 16-55 loss for the Lady Rockets and a rough start for the season. The next game for the Lady Rockets is Thursday, December 8th against Nickerson at Hesston College and the game starts at 6:00 pm.