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 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.
The Streetsboro Lady Rockets won against non-league Maple Heights in 3 sets Wednesday night at home. 25-10, 25-15,25-18. Katie Swallow served for 15 points with 5 aces and 10 kills, Noor Chima had 9 points, 2 aces and 5 blocks.Senior Shalom Stevens scored 4 points and 7 powerful kills. Kennedy Danna had 8 points with 4 aces and 5 digs. Raelyn States had 9 points 2 aces, 1 block and 3 digs. Jessica Smith had 4 kills and 2 blocks Mallory Rice served with 1 ace and kept the team alive with 15 digs. The Teams record is currently 4-0 (3-0) and face Woodridge, away, tonight.
The girls soccer team beat Cloverleaf 4-1 Tuesday night to stay undefeated in MAC games. Scoring for the Rockets were Emma Flick with 2 goals, Kaylee Christine with a goal, and Alyssa Schofield with a goal. Ella Deevers had assists on 3 of the goals. Allison Laudato and Heidi Timmons each played a half in goal to help preserve the win. The girls play at Kent Roosevelt on Saturday.
The Streetsboro Rockets went on the road for the first time this season, taking on the Falcons of Field. Despite causing an early turnover, Field was unable to capitalize with points. They were able to keep in striking distance through the first quarter, only down 7-0. The second quarter, the Rockets took over scoring three touchdowns including a 2-minute drill capped off by a Mike Hall one-yard TD in the closing seconds. Donovan Washington-Perdue and Richtell had a pair of touchdowns and a 50+ yard TD run. Streetsboro was able to shut out the Falcons, 35-0.
The girls soccer team beat The Laurel School 6-1 Thursday evening. Scoring for the Rockets were Kenzie Mobley with 2 goals, Emma Flick with 2 goals, Ella Deevers with a goal, and Brooke Tacsar with a goal. Allison Laudato and Heidi Timmons each played a half in goal to secure the win. The girls play next at Cloverleaf on Tuesday in a MAC league game.