Westwood Splits Thursday Doubleheader with Moore County

Alex Nelson of Westwood basketball

The Westwood Rockets hosted Moore County on Thursday night at the Joel Vinson Gym.  In a pair of games you heard here on Thunder Radio, the Duck River Valley rivals battled before a packed house.  The Lady Rockets fell 46 to 23 while the Rockets won 32 to 14.

Moore County jumped out to an 11 to 0 lead in the first 2 ½ minutes of the girls’ game on their way to a 28 to 13 lead at the half.  Alex Nelson led the Lady Rockets in scoring as she finished with 8 points including buzzer beaters at the end of the 1st and 3rd periods.  Kasen Holt added 5 points and Haidyn Campbell finished with 4.

Trent Thompson of Westwood basketball

The Rockets used a strong 2nd quarter to seize control of the boys’ game.  The Rockets outscored Moore County 10 to 4 in that frame to take a 14 to 6 lead into the half.  Trent Thompson led the Rockets in scoring with 8 points.  Will Partin added 7 points and Bodey Todd had 6 points on a pair of 4th quarter 3 pointers.

The Rockets and Lady Rockets travel to Huntland on Monday for a pair of conference games.  The girls’ game is set to get underway at 6 PM.

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