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This Week In Rocket Varsity Sports

Boys' Basketball

January 7th
vs Clearwater (Homecoming)
7:30 pm

Boys' Swimming

January 8th
@ Andover Invitational
9:00 am

Girls' Basketball

January 7th
vs Clearwater (Homecoming)
6:00 pm

Wrestling

January 8th
@ Augusta Invitational
9:00 am

Rockets Overpower In Circle

On Thursday the Rockets wrestling team was on the road to Circle for a double dual with the Circle Thunderbirds and the Winfield Vikings. They went against the Vikings to start it off; the first match of the dual was Johnny Leck who won by a 7-2 decision, Boeden Whitted won by a fall in 46 seconds, Tyren Emberson won by an 8-6 OT decision, Isaiah O’shea won by a 9-4 decision, Patrick O’Shea won by a 10-4 decision, Keegan Beavers won his match by a fall in 1:19, Cade Evans won his match by a fall in 3:19, Jordan Montemayor won by a fall in 3:56, and Milan Colvin won his match by a fall in 2:50. The Rockets finished up with the Vikings with a team score of 48-21. Next for the Rockets was the Thunderbirds. To start off the second half of the Double Dual, Leck, Bilby, Prather, and Whitted all received forfeits to give the Rockets quick 24-0 lead. Newcomers Isaiah O’Shea and Patrick O’Shea both received forfeits to increase the Rocket’s lead to 36-6. Keegan Beavers won his match by a fall in 1:20, Aden Lemasters won his first match of the night by a fall in 45 seconds, Cade Evans won his match by a fall in 3:41, and to finish off the night for the boys Varsity team Milan Colvin won by a fall in 5 minutes. The Rockets finished up the Thunderbirds with a team score of 60-24. The Girls team only had two wrestlers last night against Circle with Carrigan Dellinger winning her match by a fall in 1:43. Against Winfield the Rocket Girls recorded three victories as Dellinger won by an 11-7 decision, Olivia Nelson won by a fall in 1:52, and Payton Sholander won by a fall in 0:46. The Rockets are on a hot streak with their wrestling team right now as they have two Wrestlers who are undefeated: Keegan Beavers and Cade Evans. The team will be off to the Augusta Invitational on Saturday, January 8th with a scheduled start time of 9 am.

Rockets Swim In Newton

On Thursday January 6th, the Rocket swim team traveled to Newton to compete in the Newton Invitational.  The meet started off with the Rocket 200-yard medley relay team consisting of Zander Arheart, Cameron Harrold, Landon Rutledge, and Dante Robinson placing 10th overall and earning 14 team points.  Next in the 50-yard freestyle Landon Rutledge placed 11th and earned 2 points, Dante Robinson placed 7th in the 100-yard butterfly earning 7 points.  Landon Rutledge earned another 4 points by placing 9th in the 100-yard freestyle making the total 27 points.  The 200-yard freestyle relay team of Landon Rutledge, Dante Robinson, Trystan LaCoss, and Zander Arheart placed 11th and earned the team’s final 10 points of the night for the Rockets.  The Rocket swim team’s next meet will be in Andover on Saturday at 9 am.