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Rockets open with a "W" over Wildcats

 

September 2, 2019

Jenna Lee Photography

Rocket football fans were delighted last Friday as the locals routed Benson County in their season opener. In this photo captured by Jenna Weisenburger, senior Nathan Holzwarth outruns a defender on his way to the endzone.

From the tweet of the referee's whistle, New Rockford-Sheyenne established dominance in their return to the football field for the season opener in Maddock Friday night, August 23.

The Rockets, ranked as the number one team in the North Dakota Nine-Man preseason poll, gave the voters no indication of their offense slowing down with 44 first-quarter points in a 58-16 rout over Benson County.

One of the biggest questions coming into 2019 was the presence of a new signal-caller at the quarterback position after record-setting All-Stater Teddy Allmaras graduated this past spring.

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