Tigers shred Rockets, 52-28

Staff reports
Sherrard Tiger John Sedlock (25) out rebounds the Rockets Jordan Gosney (30) as Tigers Mitch Heiar (23) and Austin Hammerlinck (10) wait for the pass in the Tigers winning repeat over Rockridge.

SHERRARD -- The Sherrard Tigers defeated the Rockridge Rockets 52-28 on Feb. 12.

Sherrard took an early lead in the first quarter as Mitch Heiar scored seven of the Tigers seven points. Alex Johnson scored all five of the Rockets' first quarter points.

The Tigers stepped it up in the second quarter outscoring Rockridge 18-6 to take a 28-11 lead into the locker room at the half.

Heiar again led the way for the Tigers with seven points. Joe Heath scored all six  of the Rockets' points in the period.

The scoring slowed down in the third quarter as each team scored 10 points leaving the Tigers with a 38-21 lead heading into the final period. Nate Friichtenicht hit a pair of three pointers to lead the Tigers while Heath countered with five points for the Rockets.

Seven different Tigers scored in the final period as Sherrard eased its way to victory.

Scoring for Rockridge were: Heath, 14; Johnson, seven; Jeremy McManus, six and Tanner Martin, two.

Scoring for Sherrard were: Heiar, 17; Friichtenicht, 13; Austin Hamerlinck, six; Sedlock, Andy Anderson and Jake Molburg, three and Chase Barton, two.