Westwood Basketball Drops Regular Season Finale at Huntland

Anna Johnson of Westwood basketball

Ending the regular season in Huntland, the Westwood basketball teams hit the road on Thursday night.  With tournament seeding still undecided, the Rockets and Lady Rockets were hoping to improve their match ups for the upcoming Duck River Valley Conference Tournament to be held in Eagleville.  Both Westwood teams came up short as the Lady Rockets fell 29 to 17 and the Rockets lost a 47 to 23 decision.

In the girls’ game, the Lady Rockets were ice cold in the 2nd half as they were held to 2 points in each quarter.  The Lady Rockets, who only trailed by 7 at the half, held Huntland to 9 second half points but could not muster the come-from-behind win.  Anna Johnson led the Lady Rockets in scoring with 9 points.  Leonor Moreno added 4 points for Westwood.

Konor Heaton of Westwood basketball

In the boys’ contest, the Hornets held the Rockets to single digits in each quarter in the Westwood loss.   Andrew Thompson and Konor Heaton were the leading scorers for Westwood as each netted 5 points.  Cayden Trail added 4 free throws and Jayden Carter also finished with 4 points.

The Duck River Valley Conference tournament is set to begin on Saturday in Eagleville.  First round matchups for the Rockets and Lady Rockets were announced on Friday.  The Rockets are set to open up tournament play on Saturday at 5:45 taking on Community. The Lady Rockets open tournament play on Monday at 5:30 PM against MTCS. All tournament games will be held at Eagleville.