Rockets girls open the season with two wins

Andrea Cecil and Emma Barney combined for 44 points in Oak Harbor’s 61-45 win over Genoa last week. The victory helped move the Rockets to 2-0 on the season. Barney scored 23 points, including three 3-pointers, and Cecil finished with 21 as she flew up and down the floor to get high-percentage shots.

Oak Harbor controlled his one throughout, grabbing a 19-13 lead after one quarter before pushing the advantage to 33-22 at halftime. Ciara Albright led the Comets (1-2) with 18 points and Haley Pickard finished with 15.

Oak Harbor 63, Rossford 54

Andrea Cecil scored 30 points to lead Oak Harbor in their season-opening victory over Rossford last week. Cecil, a sophomore, connected on eight field goals and was 14-of-17 from the free-throw line. Freshman Emma Barney added 13 points, including two 3-pointers, and Maddy Rathbun chipped in with 10 points.

The Rockets steadily built their lead over the Bulldogs, outscoring them 17-14 and 15-10 in the first two quarters to take a 32-24 lead into the half before holding on for the win. Rossford got 15 points from Margo Jackson and 12 from Julie Hotz.

This week, the Rockets begin Sandusky Bay Conference play when they travel to Edison and host Huron on Saturday.

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