Rockets soar for the win over the Colonels

In the week 8 rescheduled matchup after a storm on Friday, The Richard Montgomery Rockets (4-3) hosted the Magruder Colonels (1-7). The Rockets came out firing with a touchdown on their first possession on a 10 yard run  by RB Jesse Brent who came into the game with 549 rushing yards on the season, he had a huge game. The Colonels respond on the very next possession with a 5 yard rush by Junior back Andrew Conine after marching downfield with the help of consecutive penalty by the Rockets. The Rockets threw an interception on their next drive on a pass attempted deep towards the end zone. The Colonels would go 3 and out and punt the ball away. Rockets comes  back out on offense and punches the ball in for a touchdown on another run by RB Jesse Brent 15-6 rockets.

The Colonels struggled on offense despite a great game on the ground for Junior Andrew Conine who showed a great deal of speed and power tonight. The Rockets continue their offensive showcase with a 3rd touchdown on the ground by RB Jesse Brent who had an outstanding game. Once again the Colonels come out and turn the ball over to the Rockets who capitalize with a 25 yard touchdown catch by #10 Phil Osborn who had a solid game. The Rockets dominated the game forcing a running clock by the second half as they continued to run over the Colonels for a 42-6 victory the Rockets improve to 5-3 on the season as the Colonels fall to 1-8.

Final Score Richard Montgomery HS 42 Magruder HS 6

Story by Devaunte Morgan

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