In a game defined by defense, the Rockets waged a hard fought battle against the Ravenna Ravens on the road. Ravenna scored the first touchdown on a fumble return in the second quarter, but missed the extra point. The Rockets responded with their own touchdown after Chris Golson recorded the first of two interceptions that set the offense up on the Ravens half of the field.
In the second half after being backed up by multiple penalties, Maysun Klimak ran a 60 yard touchdown on 3rd and 31 which put the Rockets up 14-6. The Ravens caused a fumble on Klimak deep in the Rockets end and were able to tie the game at 14-14 in the fourth quarter. The Rockets forced overtime with a defensive stop and blocked field goal.
In overtime, the rockets gave the ball to Krys Riley-Richardson, who ran behind the Rockets offensive line to power his way into the end zone putting the Rockets up 21-14. The Ravens managed to score a touchdown and a penalty put them on the 1.5 yard line for a 2 point conversion attempt. Ravenna went for the win , betting ton their quarterback running behind the massive left side of the line, but Mike Hall, Miguel Cruz and a host of other rockets were able to blow up the line o scrimmage forcing a desperate second effort throw which was intercepted by Golson sealing a 21-20 victory.
The boys soccer team celebrated senior night last night with a 3-0 victory over Springfield. Ryan Thomson scored a goal, along with 2 by senior Max Brace. Seniors Brace, Zack Kojancic and Andrew Sway played what is likely to be their last home game as Rockets.
Team finished 8 out of 10 both in the tournament as well as overall. Samantha Miller earned 2nd team all league and Mackenzie Vian and Jenna Gadomski were Honorable Mention.
After losing the first game, 25-23, the ladies rallied to win the next two, 25-22 & 25-17. After dropping the third game,25-12, the Rockets rallied for the win in the fifth game, 15-13! Kennedy Danna, Tori Wagner, Shalom Stevens, Katie Swallow, Payton Sopko, Mallory Rice, Noor Chima, Olivia Burfield and Emalie Novotny all played very well! Sophomore Raelyn States put down a tray of nachos and came off the bench at the end of the fifth game to deliver some pressure-packed service points. It was a great win for the Lady Rockets!
Streetsboro high school athletic administrator, Randy Tevepaugh, hosted a meeting on Monday, 9/23/19 for sport officials and two prominent state senators, Chairman / Senator John Eklund and Senator Kristina Roegner. The meeting was facilitated by local assigner and official Andy Milligan. The topics of discussion included creating a safer workplace environment for officials, game sportsmanship and support of pending legislation: HB-208 and SB-118.
The Rockets took immediate control of the game against the Cloverleaf Colts, scoring on their first drive, Tyler Bodovetz intercepted a pass, then scoring another touchdown. A blocked punt by Andrew Douglas set up another touchdown enabling them to enter the second quarter with a 28-6 lead. They doubled that to 56 at the half. In all, they had 640 total yards of offense, putting up 70 points in all , winning 70-20.
The girls soccer teams had a good night at Woodridge last night. The JV team tied 2-2. Kelsey Rich scored assisted by Jordan Hehmeyer. Ali Madden scored the other goal assisted by Kelsey Rich. Elizabeth Morisak had 5 saves in goal and Heidi Timmons had two saves as well.
The Varsity team won 5-1 and are now 3-0 in the PTC. Emma Flick and Ella Deevers each had two goals and an assist. Jordan Richmond also had a goal. Allison Laudato secured the win in goal.