Lady Rockets Stay Perfect In WEAA With Win At New Hope

On Tuesday, October 16th, the St. Mary’s Lady Rockets traveled to New Hope Grade School in Fairfield to take on the Lady Panthers. In the 8th grade game, St. Mary’s defeated New Hope, 33 – 24, improving their record to 3 – 1 and 2 - 0 in the WEAA Conference. St. Mary’s led 17 - 0 at the end of the first quarter; 22 - 1 at halftime; and 24 - 8 at the end of the third quarter. New Hope rallied in the 4th quarter, outscoring St. Mary’s 16 – 9; however, the Lady Rockets were able to hold on for the win.
Savannah Zimmerman scored 18 points to lead St. Mary’s. Mady Young added 11 points, Lauren Hall 2 points, and Lexi Stevens 2 points. Anna Gill, Lindy Rafferty, and Nora Jones also saw playing time. Kate Book scored 12 points to lead New Hope in scoring.

St. Mary’s defeated New Hope in the 7th grade game, 18 - 16. At the end of the first quarter, it was tied at 2; New Hope led 6 – 4 at halftime; and St. Mary’s took the lead at the end of the third quarter 10 – 6. Madison Stevens led St. Mary’s in scoring with 8 points. Lily Keepes scored 4 points, Kali Walker 4 points, and Sarah McCorkle 2 points. Also seeing playing time were Nora Jones, Isabella Jent, Ava Jent, and Ashlin Trail. New Hope was led in scoring by Olivia Smith with 6 points.

In the “C” game, St. Mary’s defeated New Hope 4 - 2. Scoring for the Lady Rockets was Ava Jent with 4 points. Also playing were Isabella Jent, Madeleine Mann, Courtney Jones, Natalee Hedge, Ashlin Trail, and Brianna McCoy. Alivia Rice scored New Hope’s 2 points.

St. Mary’s 8th grade team will travel to Jasper Grade School (Fairfield) on Thursday, October 18th and play Fairfield at 6:00pm in the annual Jasper Shootout.

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