Jr. Lady Rockets Take Second Place in Okawville Tournament


Brynn Rhodes, JH Staff Writer

This past week, the Okawville Tournament began for the Lady Rockets. The girls went into the tournament with a record of 2-1. 

On Monday, the Jr. Lady Rockets took on the Shiloh Wildcats for the first game of the tournament. It was a close one, but the Lady Rockets would take the win with a score of 37-36. 

On Tuesday, they took on the All-Saints Academy Saints for the second game of the tournament. They would take the win with a score of 41-12 and would give themselves a chance to play in the championship. 

On Friday, they played in the championship game against the Nashville Hornettes. At the half, the score was 6-5, with the Hornettes up. Nashville started to pull away, and the Jr. Lady Rockets could not catch up with the score. They lost to Nashville with a score of  36-13, resulting in a second-place finish.

After the tournament, the Jr. Lady Rockets 8th grade team sits with a record of 4-2.  Good luck to the Jr. Lady Rockets as they continue through their season!