Twigs Knock Off Lady Rockets

On Tuesday, November 6th, the St. Mary’s Lady Rockets hosted the Ft. Branch Lady Twigs. In the 8th grade game, Ft. Branch defeated St. Mary’s, 40 - 29. St. Mary’s trailed 9 - 2 at the end of the first quarter; 22 - 6 at halftime; and 34 - 10 at the end of the third quarter. The Lady Rockets went on a run in the fourth quarter, outscoring the Lady Twigs 19 – 6; however, it wasn’t enough to make up the Ft. Branch lead.

Savannah Zimmerman scored 9 points to lead St. Mary’s in scoring. Lauren Hall added 6 points, Nora Jones 6 points, Lindy Rafferty 4 points, Mady Young 2 points, and Lexi Stevens 2 points. Also seeing playing time was Anna Gill. Weightman scored 20 points to lead Ft. Branch.

Ft. Branch defeated St. Mary’s in the 7th grade game, 23 - 14. The game was tied at the end of the first quarter 2 – 2; St. Mary’s led 10 – 7 at halftime; and then trailed 13 – 11 at the end of the third quarter. Leading the scoring for St. Mary’s was Nora Jones with 9 points. Additional scoring came from Sarah McCorkle 4 points and Kali Walker 1 point. Also seeing playing time were Lily Keepes, Madison Stevens, Isabella Jent, and Ashlin Trail. Loyd led the Lady Twigs with 14 points.

In the C Game, the Lady Rockets were defeated by the Lady Twigs, 13 - 6. Madeleine Mann had 4 points to lead St. Mary’s in scoring. Ava Jent added 2 points. Isabella Jent, Courtney Jones, Natalee Hedge, Ashlin Trail, and Brianna McCoy also saw playing time. Spindler scored 11 points to lead Ft. Branch.

St. Mary’s is back in action on Monday, November 12th, at home against Owensville. The 7th grade game will begin at 6pm, with the 8th grade game to follow.