WESTWOOD BOYS: McKenzie hits game winning 3 at the buzzer

A good game appeared to be squandered for Westwood’s Rockets Wednesday night – that is until the very final second.

Forrest went up 39-38 on a free throw with 2 seconds on the clock. But a long inbound pass deflected to David McKenzie, who promptly heaved a last ditch 3-pointer that found the bottom of the net, sent Joel Vinson Gymnasium into a frenzy and gave the Westwood Rockets a 41-39 win at home.

The big shot capped a huge fourth quarter for McKenzie, who scored all 9 of his points in the final 6 minutes.

It was big team win for the Rockets – with 9 different players scoring points. . Kaysen Lowery led the way with 11 points, but fouled out. Matt Moore added six.

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The Rockets strengthen their conference record to 5-2 with the win. They play Community on Dec. 6.