PLANO — The Rockwall Lady Jacket hoopsters travelled to defending state Class 5A champion Plano West last Tuesday for a rematch of the 2006 state final at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin.

In the first meeting of the state finalists since West defeated Rockwall for the state title, the Lady Jackets took out a little revenge on the Lady Wolves with a decisive 51-44 victory at the Wolves Den.

Guard Genevieve Campbell nailed a pair of 3-point buckets to open the game and Rockwall never trailed en route to the 7-point final victory.

The ladies built a 15-5 first-quarter lead and headed to intermission with a 23-13 advantage.

It was at the halftime break that guard Shelby Adamson reminded the players that they had also led at the half at last year's state final game.

Rockwall had chalked up an 18-13 lead after two periods at the 2006 state title game, but a huge 24-8 third quarter by West carried the Lady Wolves to a 54-47 championship victory.

There would be no breakdown at the Wolves Den, however, as No. 2 state-ranked Rockwall kept its focus and captured the regular season rematch 51-44. The win increases the Lady Jacket undefeated streak to 9-in-a-row.

Haley Day led all scorers with 21 points, Campbell drained 15, including three 3-pointers, Sunny Satery fired in five points, Samantha Shaw hit three, Kiara Slaton added three, Lindsay Wack two and Adamson two.

2006 state-tournament MVP Kathleen Nash led Plano West with 19 points in the loss.

The Rockwall junior varsity also defeated the Lady Wolves JV 43-35 for a sweep.

Guard Peyton Adamson sparked the win with 20 points, including nine free throws. Katy Mueller, Nicole Schueneman and Taylor Whitehead put up four points each in the 8-point victory.

Rockwall was scheduled to travel to Keller Tuesday and to Desoto Thursday-through-Saturday for the Desoto Invitational.

Rockwall vs. Plano West

Non-District Game

Rockwall...........................15 8 10 18 - 51

Plano West.........................5 8 11 20 - 44

ROCK: Haley Day 21, Genevieve Campbell 15, Sunny Satery 5, Samantha Shaw 3, Kiara Slaton 3, Lindsay Wack 2, Shelby Adamson 2.

PW: Kathleen Nash 19, Jacqueline Jeffcoat 13, Micah Garoutte 6, Katie Makanani 4, Alexanne Yancey 2.

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