Rockets vs. Tigers

The Ar-We-Va girls and boys hosted Woodbine in their final regular season basketball games on Friday night at Westside.

In the opener, Woodbine pulled away in the second half for a 57-41 victory over the Rocket girls.

In game two, Woodbine picked up its second win of the season over Ar-We-Va with a 65-41 triumph over Matt Wilken’s club.

Girls’ results

Friday’s loss ended Ar-We-Va’s regular season at 2-14 in the Rolling Valley Conference and 5-16 overall.

The Rockets trailed by only four at halftime at 21-17, but was outscored 36-24 in the second half by the Tigers.

Jadeyn Smith and Hannah Kraus each scored 11 points for Ar-We-Va, while Timberlen Koch had six with Jamie Hausman and Maris Cameron each tossing in five.

Ar-We-Va will take on Glidden-Ralston in a Class 1A regional game on Thursday night at Glidden at 7 p.m.

Boys’ results

Friday’s 24-point loss was the eighth setback in a row for Ar-We-Va, which finished 2-14 in RVC play and the regular season at 5-16 overall.

Will Ragaller poured in 21 points and pulled down seven boards to lead Ar-We-Va.

Andres Cruz added six points and two boards.

Kyelar Cleveland and Cooper Kock each had five points for the Rockets, which will host Heartland Christian in a Class 1A district first-round game on Monday, February 17, at Westside at 7 p.m.

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