Ben Nannen poured it on against Ashland-Greenwood with 21 points, nine assists and, six steals in a 60-37 victory for the Rocket boys’ basketball team on Friday, Jan. 19 at Ashland-Greenwood.
Trevor Brinkman, who has been out due to an knee injury he suffered during football, hit two three pointers in the half of action.
At the end of the half, the Rockets had built a 20-point lead thanks to a stingy defense that helped lead to offensive points.
“We came out aggressively on defense and created several turnovers and easy baskets,” Coach Mark Hrabik said.  
Hrabik said the continued pressure helped the Rockets build a 47-18 lead after three quarters of play and the Rockets cruised from there.
Noted scorers for the Rockets were  Christian Frederick, 13; Jackson Zastera, eight; Wil McCoy and Brinkman, six each; Brandon Cavanaugh, three; Grant Hallstrom, two; and Grant Stubbendeck, one.
Frederick led the Rockets in steals with seven.

Elmwood-Murdock 67, S-D-A 54
S-D-A had a difficult time shutting down the Knights’ big man, Wes Dreamer, as he finished with 32 points in the Rockets’ loss on Saturday, Jan. 20, at Elmwood.
The Rockets lead 20-18 in the first quarter, but the second quarter was the deciding factor as E-M outscored outscored S-D-A, 20-10.
“We did not have an answer for the Knights big man Wes Dreamer as he had 18 points at halftime and finished with 32 points,” Coach Hrabik said.  “I was pleased with our effort this weekend and to get Trevor back in the line up.”
Ben Nannen led in scoring with 21.  Other Rockets who contributed in scoring were; Wil McCoy, 13; Jackson Zastera, nine; Trevor Brinkman, five; Christian Frederick and Brandon Cavanaugh, three each.