Lady Rockets Still Perfect In WEAA

On Wednesday, November 28th, the St. Mary’s Lady Rockets hosted the Olney St. Joe Lady Wildcats in WEAA Conference play. In the 8th grade game, St. Mary’s defeated St. Joe, 43 – 35 in overtime, improving their overall record to 9 – 4, and 6 - 0 in the WEAA Conference. St. Mary’s trailed 12 - 5 at the end of the first quarter and 16 - 15 at halftime. The Lady Rockets led at the end of third quarter 23 – 21, and the game was tied at 35 at the end of regulation. St. Mary’s outscored St. Joe, 8 – 0 in overtime to secure the Conference win.

Mady Young scored 16 points to lead St. Mary’s in scoring. Savannah Zimmerman added 15 points, Nora Jones 6 points, Lauren Hall 5 points, and Anna Gill 1 point. Lexi Stevens and Lindy Rafferty also saw playing time. Reyse Klier scored 11 points to lead St. Joe in scoring.

St. Mary’s defeated St. Joe in the 7th grade game, 20 - 16. St. Mary’s trailed the entire game, 6 – 0 at the end of the first quarter; 8 - 2 at halftime; and 12 – 11 at the end of the third quarter. The Lady Rockets were able to outscore the Lady Wildcats in the fourth quarter 9 - 4, to secure their win.

Nora Jones led St. Mary’s in scoring with 7 points. Madison Stevens scored 6 points, Sarah McCorkle 5 points, and Kali Walker 2 points. Also seeing playing time were Lily Keepes, Madeleine Mann, and Isabella Jent. Isabella Trupiano led St. Joe in scoring with 7 points.

St. Mary’s Lady Rockets will host the WEAA Conference Tournament next week, with games on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday nights.