Westwood’s Lady Rockets got on track Tuesday, steam rolling past the Cannon County Lady Lions 54-24
Westwood took of like a Rocket in the first quarter and then held on from there – taking a 23-3 lead.
Eighth graders Jules Ferrell and Reece Finch led the way offensively with 18 and 16 points, respectively. Bella VanZandbergen added 8 points. Zallona Dillard and Paisley Dyer pitched in 4 points apiece. Finch scored 13 of her 16 in the first half to get the Rockets off to a hot start.
The Lady Rockets left more points at the free throw line, turning in a 13-of-26 effort at the stripe.
Westwood is now 1-1 on the young season with the win.
Rocket boys stumble
After an emotional win over Coffee Middle on Monday, the Rockets couldn’t get the offense going amid turnover struggles in a 45-21 home loss to Cannon County Tuesday.
Unofficially, Westwood had 24 turnovers on the night and only went to the free throw line twice.
Kaysen Lowery had 7 points for the Rockets and Matthew White added 6.
The Rockets are now 1-1 on the young season.