New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Rockets defeat Lady Warriors


February 10, 2020

Cassie Longnecker goes up for the shot. Photo courtesy of NR-S Dial.

New Rockford-Sheyenne played well overall on both ends of the court as they defeated Warwick by a final score of 54-21 in District 7 Girls Basketball action played here on Thursday, Jan. 30. Warwick is a very young team that could have a good future. Warwick did have trouble handling defensive pressure. All of the Rockets saw playing time and seven scored. The Rockets led all the way, and at all quarter stops, 17-5 37-7, 49-12 and again came away with a convincing win. Warwick made 6 field goals, 6 of 7 free throws, and committed 10 fouls.

New Rockford-Sheyenne made 21 field goals, 6 of 13 free throws, and committed 8 fouls. The Rockets had a very good balance. Dani Bjerke led all scorers with 19 points. Hannah Haley had 12 and Cassie Longnecker added 11. Jayla Alberts led the visitors with 6 points.

Warwick: 5 2 5 9 = 21

NR-S: 17 20 12 5 = 54

Warwick: Alberts 6, Trina Hunt 3, Hillary Archumbault 3, Mya Demarrias 3, Karen Baker 3, Kalista Jackson 2, Jersey Longie 1. Three-pointers: Hunt, Archumbault, Demarrias.

NR-S: Bjerke 19, Haley 12, Longnecker 11, Chloe Heinz 4, Kayahna Hopfauf 4, Ashlynn Benson 3, Mya Cudworth 1. Three-pointers: Bjerke 3, Longnecker.

New Rockford-Sheyenne finished at 4-2 in District 7 play and are now 9-5 overall.

Next action for the Rockets is the regular-season finale on Monday, Feb. 10 at Pingree against Medina-Pingree-Buchanan. Two games will be played starting at 6 p.m.

JH Game

NR-S 51, Warwick 17

This ends a very successful season for the Junior High.


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