Lady Rockets Stay Perfect In WEAA

On Friday, November 16th, the St. Mary’s Lady Rockets hosted the Jasper-Geff Lady Polecats in WEAA Conference play. In the 8th grade game, St. Mary’s defeated Jasper-Geff, 27 - 18, improving their overall record to 8 – 4, and 5 - 0 in the WEAA Conference. St. Mary’s trailed 12 - 8 at the end of the first quarter and 14 - 13 at halftime. The Lady Rockets came out of the locker room after halftime and outscored Jasper-Geff 14 – 4 in the second half, to secure the conference win.

Savannah Zimmerman scored 13 points to lead St. Mary’s. Mady Young added 6 points, Lexi Stevens 4 points, Lindy Rafferty 2 points, and Anna Gill 2 points. Lauren Hall and Nora Jones also saw playing time. Rylee Edwards scored 12 points to lead Jasper-Geff in scoring.

St. Mary’s defeated Jasper-Geff in the 7th grade game, 22 - 17. At the end of the first quarter, St. Mary’s led 4 – 0; 10 - 7 at halftime; however, Jasper-Geff took a 15 – 14 lead at the end of the third quarter. The Lady Rockets were able to outscore the Lady Polecats in the fourth quarter 8 – 2, to secure their win.

Madison Stevens led St. Mary’s in scoring with 12 points. Nora Jones scored 5 points, Lily Keepes 2 points, Sarah McCorkle 2 points, and Kali Walker 1 point. Also seeing playing time were Madeleine Mann, Isabella Jent, Ava Jent, Natalee Hedge, and Ashlin Trail. Gonzalez led Jasper-Geff in scoring with 6 points.

In the C game, Jasper-Geff defeated St. Mary’s 10 - 2. Scoring for the Lady Rockets was Madeleine Mann with 2 points. Also playing were Isabella Jent, Ava Jent, Natalee Hedge, Courtney Jones, Brianna McCoy, Ashlin Trail, and Gretchen Noll.

St. Mary’s Lady Rockets will next be in action on Wednesday, November 28th, when they host Olney St. Joe.