The Lady Rockets basketball team went into Clearwater looking to get a win after falling to Wellington on Friday last week. The first quarter would start of slow both teams as it was only 6-8 after the first period. The action picked up soon, however the Rockets still trailed 22-18 going into halftime. In the third quarter the Rockets would fall behind and trailed by 13 going into the fourth. However the Rockets made a comeback for the ages and came all the way back to give themselves a shot to win. With little time left the Rockets trailed by three points, and Aspen Goetz hit a shot in which everyone in the gym thought was a three that would send the game to overtime, however the ref right next to called it a two pointer and said her foot was on the line, leading to the Rockets losing by only one point in the most heartbreaking way. The Rockets will look to get a win against Collegiate on Friday, who they beat earlier in the year.
This Week In Rocket Varsity Sports
vs Collegiate (Homecoming)
State Meet @ Topeka (Hummer Park)
February 21st (Homecoming)
4A Regional @ Wellington
3:00 pm/10:00 am
On Tuesday the Rocket basketball team was looking to come back after a loss against Wellington and knock of Clearwater who was one of the top teams in 4A west. The teams would go back and forth for most of the first half and the Rockets would into halftime trailing by only seven points. In the third quarter however would take the lead and would hold it going into the final period. In the fourth the teams continued to battle back and forth, however Clearwater would hit free throws late in the game and would seal the win as they beat the Rockets 56-53. The Rockets now are 9-8 on the year as they get ready to face Collegiate on Friday for homecoming.