Rockets squeak by Red Rams

Staff report

HAMLET — Whew.

Rockingham improved to 9-0 on the season but Hamlet made it anything but easy. Not a single Rockets player managed double figures but they managed to pull out a 29-25 victory on the the road just the same.

RocketsThe Rockets had averaged 48.7 points in their last seven games and their average margin of victory had been by 34.3 points per game. It was, obviously, much closer on Monday.

 

Ralayah McRae tallied seven points and two rebounds while Taliah Wall added six points, four boards and four steals.

Allexis Swiney chipped in with six points, four rebounds and four steals for Rockingham while Emily Parsons and Hailey Miller each had four points. Parsons added three rebounds in the win while Savannah Lampley and Keionna Love tacked on two points apiece and combined for five rebounds.

The Rockets finish up the regular season on Thursday by hosting Anson. Tip-off is set for 4 p.m.

Playoffs are set for Feb. 2 and Feb. 5 with the championship contest on Feb. 9.

 

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