On Tuesday, November 7th, the St. Mary’s Lady Rockets hosted the Ft. Branch Lady Twigs. In the 8th grade game, St. Mary’s defeated Ft. Branch, 41 - 25. St. Mary’s led 10 - 6 at the end of the first quarter; 21 - 7 at halftime; and 39 - 13 at the end of the third quarter. Savannah Zimmerman scored 21 points to lead St. Mary’s in scoring. Eden Wankel added 6 points, Emma Keepes 6 points, Olivia Stinson 4 points, and Maleah Armstrong 4 points. Ft. Branch was led in scoring by Holmes with 9 points.
Ft. Branch defeated St. Mary’s in the 7th grade game, 34 - 16. The Lady Rockets trailed 8 – 1 at the end of the first quarter; 21 - 8 at halftime; and 24 -13 at the end of the third quarter. Lauren Hall led St. Mary’s in scoring with 8 points. Nora Jones scored 3 points, Lexi Stevens 2 points, Lindy Rafferty 2 points, and Eden Wankel 1 point. Also seeing playing time were Anna Gill, Olivia Trimble, Nevada Brown, Sarah McCorkle, Kali Walker, Madison Stevens, and Ava Turner. Fleetwood led the Lady Twigs with 8 points.
St. Mary’s will participate in the Meet the Lady Aces and the Future Lady Aces event on Thursday, November 9th, at the High School, 6:30pm. St. Mary’s will be back home on, Monday, November 13th, hosting Owensville with the 7th grade game beginning at 6:00 pm, with the 8th grade game to follow.