Community Sweeps Westwood Basketball

basketball4After a shaky start, the Westwood Middle Rockets boy’s basketball team erased a 1st quarter deficit to take a 15 to 13 lead into the locker room at the half over Community on Monday night. Foul trouble cost the Rockets in the second half as Community found their perimeter shooting touch to drop the Rockets 30 to 25. Chase Simpkins led Westwood in scoring with 12 points while Marcus Pendleton added 5 points and Byron Sullivan chipped in four.
The Lady Rockets of Westwood Middle held the Community Viqueens to four points in the 4th quarter, but could not overcome a first half deficit falling 33 to 22 to Community on Monday night in Unionville. Ashley Starks poured in 8 points for the Lady Rockets and Kristen Wray added 6 points.
Westwood will be at home on Thursday night as they welcome Fayetteville to the Joel Vinson Gym. Tip-off for the girl’s game is 6 PM.