Westwood Splits Thursday Doubleheader with MTCS

Isaiah Owens of Westwood basketball

Isaiah Owens of Westwood basketball

A 19 point 4th quarter by the Cougars of Middle Tennessee Christian ended the Westwood Rockets 5 game winning streak on Thursday night at the Joel Vinson Gym. Trailing by 2 points entering the 4th quarter, Middle Tennessee Christian turned up the defensive pressure as they claimed a 51 to 49 win over the Rockets. Isaiah Owens was the leading scorer for Westwood as he finished with 14 points. Roderic Brinkley and Shawn Anderson each finished with 9 points.

Morgan Jones of Westwood basketball

Morgan Jones of Westwood basketball

 

The Lady Rockets led from start to finish in a 37 to 13 win over the Lady Cougars. Westwood held Middle Tennessee Christian scoreless in the 1st quarter as they build a 16 to 0 lead. Westwood was led in scoring by Ashley Starks who had 11 point and Morgan Jones who finished with 9 points as neither player played in the 4th quarter. The win improves the Lady Rockets record to 7 and 2 on the season. Westwood will play host to Community on Monday night. The girls’ game will begin at 6 PM.