Rockets Win 1st Round of Regionals
by Reed Brownlee
The Rocket soccer team played the 1st round of Regionals at home Monday night against the Winfield Vikings. The Rockets won the previous two matchups with the Vikings, 4-0 and 7-1, and they kept the win streak alive against Winfield Monday night as they won 5-0. The Rockets came out hot, scoring two goals in the first 20 minutes by Drew Leck in the 8th minute and Caden Dinkel in the 20th minute. As the first half went on the Rockets ended up with a 3-0 lead heading into halftime. Coming out of halftime the Rockets’ feet were still on the gas pedal as they went on to score two more times throughout the second half while holding Winfield to 0 points. Caden Dinkel and Drew Leck scored all of the goals for the Rockets Monday night with Leck having two goals and Dinkel having a hat trick with 3 goals. Buhler plays Wichita Independent at 6 pm Tuesday evening with the winner advancing to play the Rockets on Thursday. The Rockets are expecting to travel to Buhler for a 5 pm matchup with the Crusaders on Thursday.