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Rockets Fall in 7th Place Game at Carlyle

By Ryan Heck

The Okawville Rockets wrapped up their first tournament action of the season with a loss in the 7th place game at the Kaskaskian Classic in Carlyle

Nokomis 54, Okawville 29

The Rockets returned to action last Tuesday night at the Kaskaskian Classic and fell to the Nokomis Redskins 54-29.

Three early three-pointers from junior Dillon Teter tied the score up at 9-9 before the Redskins closed the quarter on a 7-0 to a 16-9 lead.

Nokomis continued the hot shooting in the second quarter as they erupted for 20 points including a three pointer at the buzzer to take a 36-19 lead into half.

Cold shooting continued to slow the Rockets down in the second half as they managed just ten points.  The Rockets fell 54-29

Teter paced the Rockets with ten points.  Rounding out the scoring column was Ethan Riechmann with six, Cole Wiedwilt four, Landen Schmersahl and Aiden Anderson worth three apiece, Hayden Shubert two, and Andrew Savard one.

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