SMS Lady Rockets Basketball

On Friday, November 17th, the St. Mary’s Lady Rockets hosted the Jasper (Fairfield) Grade School Lady Polecats. In the 8th grade game, Jasper defeated St. Mary’s, 42 - 31. St. Mary’s trailed 16 – 11 at the end of the first quarter; 26 - 18 at halftime; and 33 - 24 at the end of the third quarter. Savannah Zimmerman scored 9 points to lead St. Mary’s in scoring. Mady Young added 8 points, Emma Keepes 6 points, Maleah Armstrong 5 points, Olivia Stinson 2 points, and Lauren Hall 1 point. Jasper was led in scoring by Valorie Dagg with 24 points. Jasper defeated St. Mary’s in the 7th grade game, 23 - 17. Jasper lead 7 - 6 at the end of the first quarter; St. Mary’s led at halftime 11 - 7; and Jasper regained the lead at the end of third quarter 23 – 13. Nora Jones led St. Mary’s in scoring with 6 points. Lauren Hall scored 4 points, Mady Young 3 points, Sarah McCorkle 2 points, and Kali Walker 2 points. Also seeing playing time included Lexi Stevens, Lindy Rafferty, Olivia Trimble, Nevada Brown, Madison Stevens, and Ava Turner. Emilee Cline led the Lady Polecats with 8 points. St. Mary’s will celebrate 8th Grade Recognition Night on Monday, November 20th, when they host Olney St. Joe. The 7th grade game will begin at 6pm, and Maleah Armstrong, Olivia Stinson, and Emma Keepes will be recognized prior to the start of the 8th grade game.