Rocket C Team Takes Down a Tough Dracut Team
The Reading C Team won their 3rd game of the season Sunday, beating an athletic Dracut team 12-6. The Rockets defense led the charge with outstanding run defense. Max Rizza, Jordan Whitmer & Sean Murphy came up with big tackles in key spots to contribute to the victory. Rocco Masciarelli & Joseph Puglielli had great all-around games on the defensive side of the ball. James Murphy pitched in with two critical interceptions.
Offensively the Rockets once again rode the coat-tails of all-purpose back Colby Goodchild & Speedy tailback Ben Wright. Goodchild had a critical 2nd quarter touchdown to give the Rockets momentum going into halftime. Colin Donahue, Eamon Centrella, Matt Decourcy, Alec Grande & Jason Anderson got great push up front as the Rockets offense mounted a game winning, 4th quarter drive to win the game. Big red-zone target Jesse Dougherty scored the game-winning touchdown on a pass from Murphy to put the Rockets ahead to stay with just over two minutes remaining.
Next week, the Rockets travel to Westford to take a on a tough & skilled team in their 5th game of the season.