Illinois High School Football - Rochester topples Rantoul
(September 4, 2009: Rochester, IL 62563) The Rochester Rockets (Rochester, IL) football defeated the visiting Rantoul Eagles (Rantoul, IL), 57-35 in Friday's league bout.
In their next game, the Rockets face the Jersey Panthers (Jerseyville, IL) in a non-league bout, on Friday, September 11. Rochester will attempt to advance on its 2-0 season record. The Panthers enter the bout with a 1-1 record after their 13-7 non-league win over Granite City (Granite City, IL).
The Eagles (1-1) will now prepare for their bout against Mahomet-Seymour (Mahomet, IL). The Bulldogs enter the Corn Belt bout with a 0-2 record. In their last bout, Mahomet-Seymour lost by Marshall (Marshall, IL), 20-7, in a non-league bout.
First Quarter Summary
Rantoul (11:07) Myers 64 yd run Pat good Vangel
Rochester (6:08) 7 yd run pat good
Rochester (4:00) 40yd pass pat good
Second Quarter Summary
Rochester (9:13) 6o yd pass 2pt conversion
Rochester (6:40) 2yd run pat ng
Rochester (4:03) 55 yd pass 2pt conversion
Third Quarter Summary
Rochester (7:00) 1yd pass td
Rantoul (2:54) Davis 7yd run Pat good Vangel
Rochester (2:41) 85 yds Kick off Return Pat good
Fourth Quarter Summary
Rantoul (11:11) Monroe 7 yd run (2pt run Davis)
Rochester (5:26) 5 yd pass pat good
Rantoul (5:11) Miller 88 yd KOR pat good Vangel
Rabntoul (:52) Hines 10 yd run pat missed