Lady Rocks snap two game skid - Knock off Montgomery 23-44

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Montgomery, Mo. – The Lady Shamrocks cruised to a 21 point win on Tues. at Montgomery County High School, ending a two game losing streak.  Kayla Oetterer led all scores with 12 points, Rachel Steinhoff added 10 points, and Emily Kallmeyer was perfect from the stripe (5-5), scoring nine points on the night.

New Haven entered Tues. night’s game, after a tough loss at Owensville on Fri. (47-42) where they gave up 21 offensive rebounds.

In New Haven’s past two games they have been out rebounded 64-32 and given up 104 points compared to scoring only 77.

Tuesday New Haven came out firing, holding Montgomery County to only seven first half points and leading by 13 at halftime.  They continued the second half right where they left off, out scoring the Wildcats 24-16 to head into Christmas break with a win.

Coach Dave Luecke said, “It was good to get a win, I was proud with how our girls did a better job of rebounding on the defensive side…We have areas we need to improve on, which we will have almost two weeks before our next game and Christmas break to hopefully get a lot of things done.”

In the Lady Rock’s first seven games; Oetterer and Steinhoff both averaged 12 ppg, Rocks are 0-2 in conference play, losing to Sullivan and Owensville, outlasted Washington in a double overtime thriller, and have an overall record of 4-3.

New Haven’s next game will be at home on Mon. Jan 2 against Bourbon.