Lady Rockets' Season Ends In Regional Semifinals

On Monday, January 14th, the St. Mary’s Lady Rockets traveled to Iuka and played the New Hope Lady Panthers in the second round of the SIJHSAA Region 8 Tournament. New Hope defeated St. Mary’s 26 – 23, ending the Lady Rockets season. St. Mary’s finished the season with an overall record of 11 – 10.

St. Mary’s and New Hope were tied 6 – 6 at the end of the first quarter; St. Mary’s led 13 – 8 at halftime; and 17 - 14 at the end of the third quarter. New Hope secured the win by outscoring St. Mary’s 12 – 6 in the fourth quarter. Mady Young scored 9 points to lead St. Mary’s in scoring. Lexi Stevens added 4 points, Nora Jones 4 points, Savannah Zimmerman 2 points, Anna Gill 2 points, and Madison Stevens 2 points. Also seeing playing time were Lauren Hall and Lindy Rafferty. Simpson led New Hope with 13 points.

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