Rockets Wrap Up Football Season

Westwood halfback Leo Botello(#20) fights for extra yardage against Eagleville in Thursday's 30 to 22 home loss.

Westwood halfback Leo Botello(#20) fights for extra yardage against Eagleville in Thursday’s 30 to 22 home loss.

In middle school football action on Thursday night the Westwood Rockets hosted Eagleville. Rocket Byron Sullivan got the scoring started with a 31 yard TD on the reverse. Westwood led Eagleville 6 to 0 with 7:46 left in first half. Eagleville scored twice in the 2nd quarter and got both 2-point conversions to lead 16-6 at halftime. Jake Hollandsworth ran in a TD from 2 yards out to cut the lead to 16-14 after the conversion. Eagleville would score again in the 3rd to grab a 22-14 advantage. Leo Botello scored for the Rockets and got the conversion to tie the game at 22 with 5:48 left in the game. Eagleville would take the lead at 30-22 on TD run with 1:16 remaining in the contest and would hold on for the win.
The heartbreaking loss ended the season for Westwood.