Westwood Rockets Fall to Liberty to End Season on Monday Night

Westwood's Chase Simpkins prepares to shoot a free throw in DRVC Tournament action Saturday

Westwood’s Chase Simpkins prepares to shoot a free throw in DRVC Tournament action Saturday

The magic shooting touch that vaulted the Westwood Rockets into the quarterfinals of the Duck River Valley Tournament on Saturday, evaporated on Monday night in a 2nd round loss to Liberty.  Being held to 2 first quarter points, the Rockets battled hard, but could get no closer than 4 points before falling 38 to 26 to end their season.  Chase Simpkins had 14 points on the night, including 8 in the 3rd quarter.  Jake Hollandsworth continued his hot shooting with two 3 point goals finishing with 6 points.  With the loss, the Rockets season comes to a close as Westwood finishes with a record of 6 and 14.  The Lady Rockets open tournament play on Wednesday afternoon with a 4 PM game against Huntland.  The DRVC tournament is being played at the Forrest High School in Chapel Hill.