The girls soccer team beat Ravenna 7-2 last night for their 11th win of the season. Emma Flick and Ella Deevers each had 3 goals. Kaylee Christine added the other goal. Heidi Timmons and Elizabeth Morisak each played a half in goal for the win. The Rockets next game is at Field next Tuesday for the MAC Championship.
Playing in their 4th game in six days the girls soccer team beat CVCA to remain undefeated at 10-0-3 on the season. Emma Flick scored twice and Ella Deevers, Kaylee Christine, and Kenzie Mobley each had a goal for the Rockets. Allison Laudato helped to secure the win in goal with 7 saves. The Rockets play at Ravenna on Tuesday in their next MAC game.
In their final regular season game of this abridged 2020 season, the Streetsboro Rockets traveled to play the Norton Panthers. A Mason Dundon forced fumble allowed the Rockets to take control of the ball. The Rockets would go the rest of the way, capped off by a Donovan Washington-Perdue touchdown from the one-yard line.
The next kickoff, the Rockets went with an onside kick they were able to recover. Three plays later, Washington scored from 9 yards out for his second touchdown.
The Panthers tried to respond with a drive of their own, but were stalled by the red zone. Norton attempted a field goal, but were wide right. Taking over at their own 20, Another six snaps capped off with Washington’s third touchdown.
After the defense forced a three and out, Norton sent a deep punt over Carter Giacomo’s head forcing him to field it the Streetsboro 11-yard line, but he outkicked his coverage. After initially going left, Giacomo found a lane down the right sideline and with a block from Mike Hall, he was able to return it all the way for a touchdown, giving him his first punt return touchdown of the season to go with his kick return touchdown against Ravenna the previous week.
That proved to be the final score of the first half. In the second half, the Rockets received the ball and picked up where they left off. With heavy contribution from Richtell McCallister, the Rockets went down the field, getting three carries and a reception, he was able to run it in from 20 yards, getting his first touchdown of the game.
The Rockets final scoring drive of the game was for 95 yards, bookended by a 45 yard run from McCallister to start the drive and a 3-yard run to finish it, giving the Rockets a 42-0 lead.
The Rockets posted their second shutout of the season and their defense only yielded one offensive touchdown in the first half in the regular season. The win also secures an undefeated regular season and the outright Metro Athletic Conference Title, their second conference title in a row to go with the Portage Trail Conference Title they won last year. The Rockets have not lost a regular season game in the past two years, winning 16 in a row.
They now have a bye week before they host a playoff game that will be against the winner of the game between Niles McKinley and Ravenna.
This evening in the Rockets Girls XC home meet vs Springfield, the Rockets (37 ) lost to a very good Springfield (23 ) team, but performed as a team better than they have all season. Leading the Rockets was junior Kylee Malloy who placed 1st overall and ran a new PR of 20:27.2 (a 57 sec. improvement). In 2nd place and 4th overall was senior Julia Laudato w/ a season best of 21:23.8 3rd for the Rockets and 9th overall was Allison Laudato w/ a personal best of 22:16.2. 4th for the team & 11th overall w/ a new PR of 23:19.9 was senior Taylor Ivory. Finishing 5th for the team & 12th overall w/ a new PR of 23:26.5 was freshman Cara Tiller. 6th for the Rockets was freshman Grace Vasko with a new PR of 23:28.1 and rounding out the top 7 was junior Delaney Maglionico with a season best of 23:35.1.
Additionally, sophomore Jordyn Lytle, freshman Sofia Maglionico, and Senior Auria Buescher all raced to new personal records, while junior athletes Amanda Ruffo and Angela Novotny both ran season bests.
The girls soccer team beat Springfield 9-0 last night. Scoring for the Rockets were Lainey Klein, Kristina Wallace, Emma Flick, Jordan Richmond, Alyssa Schofield, Kaylee Christine, Kelsey Rich, and Claire Collins who had two goals. Lainey Klein, Heidi Timmons, and Mariah Embry all played some time in goal to get the shutout.
The JV and Varsity soccer teams both beat Cuyahoga Falls in the rain on Monday night. The JV team won 2-0 with goals from Elizabeth Morisak and Claire Collins. Morisak and Lainey Klein each played a half in goal to get the shutout.
The varsity team won 6-1 with goals from Emma Flick, Ella Deevers, Kenzie Mobley, Jordan Richmond, and Kaylee Christine. Allison Laudato and Heidi Timmons split time in goal to secure the win.
The Rockets play at home versus Springfield Tuesday night.
Celebrating homecoming, the Streetsboro Rockets provided a rude welcome to the Ravenna Ravens as Donovan Washington-Perdue returned the opening kickoff back for a touchdown. Ravenna’s situation did not improve as the Rockets put up 35 first quarter points.
The Rockets defense was suffocating, not yielding a first down until the third quarter. They scored as many touchdowns as they allowed as Shawn Gates housed a fourth quarter interception.
Maysun Klimak completed 8 of 10 passes for 199 yards and three touchdowns through the air, all in the first quarter – two to Carter Giacomo and one to Chris Golson. Giacomo caught 4 passes for 118 yards for the game while Golson caught two for 50 yards.
Richtell McCallister scored four touchdowns including scoring runs of 46, 32, 78 and 41 yards. He finished with 10 carries for 231 yards, but the Ravens were able to get one of their two scores recovering a McCallister fumble and taking it all the way to the end zone. McCallister has rushed for 488 yards and eight touchdowns on 29 carries in the past two games.
Ravenna mounted a touchdown drive in the third quarter as well, but the Rockets proved to be overwhelming, trouncing the Ravens 63-14, moving them to 5-0 with their regular season finale at Norton to be played next week.
The girls soccer team defeated Kent 6-2 on Saturday. Ella Deevers had a hat trick (3 goals) and Emma Flick, Kaylee Christine, and Alyssa Schofield all had a goal for the Rockets. Allison Laudato played most of the game in goal to help lock down the win.
The JV Boys team defeated Tallmadge Saturday 1-0. Joe Maragos with a wonderful free kick from 25 yards out beat the keeper.
Varsity tied 2-2. Fantastic foals by Dom Incorvati and great goalkeeping by Matthew Burks helped put together the best team effort of the year.
The Streetsboro Rockets celebrated Senior Night by welcoming the Woodridge Bulldogs only to then bludgeon them. After Donovan Washington-Perdue scored the first of his four first half touchdowns from the two yard line, Woodridge’s offense engineered a drive culminating in a long passing touchdown into the left corner of the end zone, tying the game at 7 apiece.
The Rockets would then score the next 44 points to close out the first half, including a Hunter Hopperton sack safety, a Carter Giacomo punt return touchdown, a Maysun Klimak touchdown pass to Tyler Bodovetz who ran it in from 58 yards, three more Washington touchdowns, and a one-yard plunge from Mike Hall.
In the second half, Woodridge would score again, but the Rockets scored three more times including a defensive touchdown on an interception from Hopperton and two more rushing touchdowns. The Rockets rushed for 490 yards as a team including 118 from Washington, 117 from Richtell McCallister and 90 from Chris Golson while setting a school record for points in a game, beating the stuffing out of the Bulldogs, 72-13. Kicker Ryan Thomson also tied the record for extra points in a game at 10 set by Andrew Sway the previous season.