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Rocket baseball season ends with tough loss to Moore County

After Thursday night’s loss, three Rockets were named to the all-conference team. Pictured are, from left, WMS head coach Reed Wolfe, Vaughn Parker, Blake Hillis, Trevor Jesse and assistant coach Jeff Houck.

Moore County scored 7 runs in the final three innings, including three in the bottom of the sixth to take the lead and the win away from Westwood Thursday night, 7-6.

The Rockets lost despite outhitting Moore County 12-7. The loss ends the season for the Rockets. A win would have put them in the conference championship game.

Vaughn Parker and Trevor Jesse led the way at the plate with three hits each. Jesse had a pair of RBIs and a run scored to help Westwood build an early 3-0 lead.

Dylen Trail also had a pair of hits and an RBI. Cayden Trail (2), Blake Hillis, Kaysen Lowery and Davis McKenzie also scored runs

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Davis McKenzie allowed six runs on five hits over five innings of work. He struck out five. Trevor Jesse allowed one run (unearned) in an inning of work.

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