Rocket boys track down King City for win
West Nodaway regained its top form in the fourth quarter to rally for a 53-51 road win over King City Monday night.
It was a game of huge swings with King City controlling the first and third quarters, and West Nodaway doing the same in the second and fourth.
The Rockets outscored King City 22-10 in the second quarter to turn a five-point deficit into a five-point halftime lead.
West Nodaway scored just six third quarter points and fell behind 42-38, but outscored King City 15-9 in the fourth quarter.
Rocket guard Trevor Meyer led all scorers with 17 points. Jaden Gillenwater hit three, 3-pointers and finished with 15 points. Blake Farnan and Jonathon Madere each had eight points.
John Spiking and Drew Potter scored 16 apiece to lead King City.
King City blitzed West Nodaway in the first quarter and stayed in control throughout for a 52-37 win Monday night in King City.
West Nodaway scored just 19 points through the first three quarters before nearly matching that total in the fourth after the game was decided.
King City surged to a 20-6 lead by the end of the first quarter, went to the half up 31-13 and finished the third up 41-19.
Brittany Bryson and Morgan Miller each scored 10 points to lead King City. Two other Wildkats, including Bridgette Bryson, had eight points.
The Rockets were led by Marissa Perkins with 12 points. Emily Cordell scored seven and Melody McGinnes made two three's to finish with six.