On Monday, November 20th, the St. Mary’s Lady Rockets hosted the Olney St. Joe Lady Wildcats on 8th Grade Recognition Night. Maleah Armstrong, Olivia Stinson, and Emma Keepes were recognized prior to the game. St. Mary’s defeated Olney St. Joe, 24 - 19. St. Mary’s got off to a slow start and trailed at the end of the first quarter 9 – 2, and 15 – 11 at halftime. The Lady Rockets were able take the lead at the end of the third quarter, 20 – 17. St. Mary’s defense held Olney St. Joe to 4 points in the second half. Savannah Zimmerman scored 10 points to lead St. Mary’s in scoring. Olivia Stinson added 8 points, Emma Keepes 4 points, and Eden Wankel 2 points. Olney St. Joe was led in scoring by Anndyn Fairless with 11 points. St. Mary’s defeated Olney St. Joe in the 7th grade game, 14 - 12. St. Mary’s lead 5 - 4 at the end of the first quarter; 11 – 4 at halftime; and 13 – 10 at the end of the third quarter. Lauren Hall led St. Mary’s in scoring with 7 points. Mady Young scored 4 points, Lexi Stevens 2 points, and Lindy Rafferty 1 point. Danielle Clodfelter led the Lady Wildcats with 6 points.
St. Mary’s will travel to Cisne tonight, Tuesday, November 21st. The 7th grade game will begin at 6pm, with the 8th grade game to follow.