A slow start and cold shooting resulted in the Okawville Lady Rockets’ second loss of the season Monday in Breese.
Okawville struggled in the first quarter, as Central built a 13-5 lead in the first quarter.
The Lady Rockets charged back in the second quarter, cutting the Lady Cougars’ lead to one point heading into halftime.
It was back and forth in the third period, but the home team held a slim 38-36 lead heading into the final period.
Okawville was unable to rally late, as Central outscored the Lady Rockets 15-10 in the fourth quarter to hand them only their second loss on the season.
The Lady Rockets struggled from the field, hitting on just 29.8 percent of their field goals in the game.
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