Rockridge tops Sherrard, 58-42

Staff reports

The Rockridge Rockets defeated the Sherrard Tigers, 58-42 on Dec. 7.

The Tigers actually led after the first period, 10-8. Marcus McCreight and Andy Anderson hit three pointers and Ben Hutton and Molburg also hit from the field.

Rockridge got baskets from Eric Happ, Austin Sikes, Cody Hinson and Eli Simmons.

The Rockets came back in the second quarter to take a 22-20 lead into the lockerroom at the half. Joe Heath led the way for Rockridge with seven points. The Tigers kept up the team’s balanced attack with baskets from five different players.

The Rockets took over in the third period outscoring Sherrard 21-9. Heath poured in seven points for the Rockets with a pair of three pointers. Jeremy McManus added a three pointer and Sikma also hit a pair of baskets for the Rockets.

The Tigers picked up the pace in the fourth quarter but it wasn’t enough. Heath added another seven points in the final period to finished with 21 points for Rockridge to lead all scorers.

Scoring for Rockridge are: Joe Heath, 21; Austin Sikma, nine; Eric Happ and Jeremy McManus, seven; Tanner Martin, three; Luke Gosney, Alex Johnson, Cody Hinson, Justin Konrad and Eli Simmons, two and Hunter Frakes, one.

Scoring for Sherrard were: Ben Hutton, 10; Andy Anderson, eight; Marcus McCreight, seven; Jake Friichtenicht, six; Jake Molburg, four; Chase Barton and Dalon Helm, two and Bryce Frenell, one.