The Okawville Lady Rockets are the champions of the 2019 Trico Tournament, winning the round robin tourney with a 5-0 record.
On Tuesday September 24 the Lady Rockets defeated Trico 21-19, 22-24, 15-9 and Chester 9-21, 21-18, 15-12. On Wednesday the Lady Rockets defeated Marissa 21-18, 11-21, 15-9. On Thursday the Lady Rockets defeated Steeleville 21-19, 21-13 and Sparta 21-17, 21-14 to win the tourney.
Two Lady Rockets were honored after Okawville won the Trico Tournament last week. Megan Schleifer (left) was named to the all-tournament team, while Lindsey Averbeck (right) was named the tournament MVP.
Next Match-Pink Out
Their next match is at home Thursday, October 3 against Red Bud. It will be the “Pink Out” to honor Lady Rocket basketball coach Michelle Hasheider-Burianek.
Pink t-shirts were sold in advance, and raffle tickets for lottery tickets are being sold to benefit Hasheider-Burianek, who is being treated for breast cancer.
On Monday, October 7, the Lady Rockets play at Christ Our Rock. On Tuesday, October 8 they play at home against Valmeyer.