The Oak Harbor Rockets celebrate after defeating New London, 48-40, in the Division III District Finals on Saturday at Seneca East High. It was the program's first district title in 25 years. Photo by Lisa Huffman Beier.
Just one year after they lost on a buzzer beater in last year's district final, the Oak Harbor Rockets redeemed themselves and defeated New London, holding off the Wildcats for a 48-40 victory in the Division III District Finals on Saturday at Seneca East High School.
The victory sends Oak Harbor to the regional semifinals for the first time in 25 years, dating back to the days when Alison (Golnick) Wolf, who is currently the high school's assistant principal, and Janice Butzkin manned the post for Mark Ihde's Rockets.