Jason Perry
Rockwood’s Nate Brackett (20) goes up for a lay up over the Wartburg defender Thursday evening during the playoff game in Wartburg.
Tigers claw way to win

The Rockwood Tigers relied on defense and timely shooting to beat the Wartburg Central Bulldogs, 48-39, in the second round of the District 3 A playoffs Thursday night at Wartburg’s Dallas Reed Davis Gym.

“I thought we played just about as good on defense as we could play,” Rockwood Coach Paul Kamikawa said. “We got lost a few times, but we did a good job.

“I know (Dillon) Fountain got into foul trouble, but we held down Wartburg’s other scorers.