The Okawville Junior Lady Rockets captured the Clinton County Conference championship and remained unbeaten with three more wins last week.
Okawville 42, St. Rose 26
Okawville made short work of St. Rose in the quarterfinal, winning by a score of 42-26.
The Junior Lady Rockets’ 14-2 run in the first quarter told the tale, as Okawville cruised into the semifinals.
Alayna Kraus finished in double figures with a dozen points, and Madisyn Wienstroer and Dylan Benson both scored eight. Kylie Going finished with six points, while Adysen Harre and Taylor Hettenhausen chipped in four apiece.
Okawville 36, Bartelso 30
The Junior Lady Rockets earned a spot in the championship game with a 36-30 win over Bartelso last Wednesday.
It was close throughout, and the score was knotted at 11-11 after the first quarter. Okawville created some space with an 8-2 run in the second quarter and then nailed down the win on the free throw line in the fourth quarter.
Kraus and Wienstroer did the heavy lifting, finishing with 17 and 12 points, respectively. Benson also netted seven points to round out the scoring for Okawville.
Okawville 46, Aviston 36
The Junior Lady Rockets survived a late rally by Aviston to win the championship game by a score of 46-36.
Okawville headed into the fourth quarter with a comfortable lead, but Aviston made it interesting with a late charge that came up short.
Kraus scored 17 points to lead the way, and Benson went for 13. Wienstroer finished in double figures with ten points, Going added four and Addison Wiechert had two points for the Junior Lady Rockets.