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Westwood Drops Game On The Road

football_620x350The Westwood Rockets traveled Thursday to Liberty for middle school football. After Liberty took an 8-0 lead Byron Sullivan returned the kickoff over 80 yards for a Rocket touchdown to make the score 8-6. Liberty would score again and took a 14-6 lead at halftime. Liberty got the 3rd quarter started quickly with 62 yard TD run on the first play from scrimmage to up the advantage to 22-6. The team from Shelbyville would not let up, scoring again to make it 30-6 at the end of 3 quarters. In the 4th Westwood got the scoring going again when Jake Hollandsworth hit Marcus Pendleton with a 33 yard pass to cut the lead to 30-12. With 5:19 left in the game Liberty’s passing attack kept on working as they scored again and after the conversion it was 38-12. Later in the quarter Liberty picked off a pass and returned it 93 yards for a TD to grow the lead to 44-12. Liberty would recover the onside kick and score again to make it 52-12 after the conversion and believe or not Liberty would kick it onside again up by 40. That score would be the final.
The Rockets will play again on October 2 when they host Eagleville at Dyer-Bouldin Field beginning at 6:30pm.