In there first game in two weeks, the Westwood Rockets didn’t show any rust Monday.
Rocket eighth grader Jayden Carter piled up 23 points – 15 coming in the first quarter – and the Rockets blew past Elkmont in the first round of the Elkmont Middle School Christmas tournament in Alabama, winning 58-25.
The Rockets held a controlling 30-13 lead at the halftime break.
In total, 10 different Rockets contributed on the offensive end of the floor Monday. Blake Hillis and Lane Fann each added 6 points, Jaiden Warren 5, Neyland Grant 5, Cayden Trail 4, Blake Cummings 3, Matt Moore, Matthew White and Dylen Trail all added 2 points.
The win improves Westwood to 6-8 on the season. The Rockets will play Lexington at 1:45 p.m. in Alabama on Tuesday, Dec. 29. With a win, the Rockets will advance to the tournament semi-finals at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday. All games in Alabama.