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Lady Rockets down West Tullahoma; boys roll

Kylie Evans

Westwood’s Lady Rockets made it 2 in a row with a 40-31 win over West Tullahoma at Joel Vinson Gymnasium in Manchester Thursday night.

Jules Ferrell led the scoring effort for the Lady Rockets with 21 points, including an 11-of-16 effort at the free throw line in the fourth quarter alone. In fact, most all of Ferrell’s points were at the stripe. She only had two field goals – a 3-pointer in the second quarter and a 2-point bucket in the fourth.

Meanwhile, Reece Finch poured in 12 points for the Lady Rockets in the win and Allison Russ had 4 big fourth quarter points. Westwood held a slim 14-12 halftime lead before getting a little more space over the final two periods.

The Lady Rockets improve to 2-1 win the win. WMS gets a week off before traveling to Community for a 6 p.m. tip on Thursday, Nov. 3.

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Meanwhile, the Rocket boys jumped in front of the Bobcats early behind a strong performance from Matthew White in a 42-31 win.

The Rockets led 26-11 at halftime and held on from there.

White managed 10 points in the first quarter alone on his way to a 19-point night.

Kaysen Lowery added in 10 for the Rockets and Isaiah Buchanan 6.

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The Rockets are 2-1 on the season with the win.

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