Rockets 2nd in SHAC Division II standings after victories over Manchester, Fairfield

Fayetteville’s Christopher Murphy cruises to the hoop for a score on a fast break during a non-league contest this season.


By Wade Linville – 

With recent league wins over the Manchester Greyhounds and the Fairfield Lions, the Fayetteville-Perry Rockets ranked second in Southern Hills Athletic Conference Division II standings with a record of 5-4 in conference play as of Jan. 25.
Leading the way in SHAC Division II standings as of Jan. 25 was the Peebles Indians with a conference record of 6-2.
Coming off a 60-46 win at home against the Greyhounds on Jan. 22, the Rockets pulled out a narrow 61-59 victory at home over Fairfield on Jan. 23.
The Rockets were scheduled to take on the Ripley-Union-Lewis-Huntington Blue Jays in an SHAC contest on Jan. 26, and on Jan. 30 they will face the Blanchester Wildcats in a non-league game at Blanchester.