Westwood Basketball Sweeps Moore County on Thursday Night

Beatris Barrera(Right) of Westwood basketball

Beatris Barrera(Right) of Westwood basketball

The Lady Rockets of Westwood used a 15 point 4th quarter to hold off a scrappy Moore County team on Thursday night by a final score of 44 to 21. Westwood held the Lady Raiders to 4 points in the second half before a packed house at the Joel Vinson Gym. Morgan Jones led the Lady Rockets in scoring with 14 points, Ashley Starks added 11 points and Beatris Barrera finished with 7. The win improves Westwood to 11 and 2 on the year.

Shawn Anderson of Westwood basketball

Shawn Anderson of Westwood basketball

 

 

 

The Rockets used a 2nd quarter rally to get a come from behind 39 to 33 win over the Blue Raiders in the boys’ game. Trailing 11 to 2 in the first quarter, Westwood outscored Moore County 17 to 4 the remainder of the 1st half to take a 19 to 15 advantage into the intermission and a lead they would not surrender. Roderic Brinkley led Westwood in scoring with 13 points, Shawn Anderson added 11 points and Nick White scored 10 points for the Rockets who are now 7 and 6 on the season. Westwood travels to Shelbyville on Monday to take on Liberty in an important conference matchup that starts at 6 PM.