SMS Lady Rockets vs. New Hope

On Tuesday, January 2nd, the St. Mary’s Lady Rockets traveled to New Hope Grade School to take on the Lady Panthers. In the 8th grade game, New Hope defeated St. Mary’s 33 - 26. At the end of the first quarter, it was tied 6 - 6; St. Mary’s led 13 – 7 at halftime; and 21 - 20 at the end of the third quarter. New Hope secured the win by outscoring St. Mary’s 13 – 5 in the fourth quarter. Mady Young scored 9 points to lead St. Mary’s in scoring. Olivia Stinson added 8 points, Emma Keepes 6 points, and Savannah Zimmerman 3 points. Emma Frymire led New Hope with 13 points.

St. Mary’s defeated New Hope in the 7th grade game, 32 - 16. The Lady Rockets led 8 - 4 at the end of the first quarter; 20 - 8 at halftime; and 28 - 14 at the end of the third quarter. Mady Young led St. Mary’s in scoring with 10 points. Eden Wankel added 6 points, Lexi Stevens 6 points, Nora Jones 4 points, Lauren Hall 2 points, Anna Gill 2 points, and Lindy Rafferty 2 points. Also seeing playing time were Olivia Trimble, Nevada Brown, Lily Keepes, Sarah McCorkle, Kali Walker, Madison Stevens, and Ava Turner. Chloe Rush scored 6 points for the Lady Panthers.

St. Mary’s 6th and 8th grade teams will travel to Columbia, Illinois, this weekend (January 5th – 7th) to participate in the Belleville Diocesan Tournament.