New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Rockets triumph over Chargers


October 7, 2019

Head Coach Elliott Belquist consults with his team at half-time. Transcript File photo courtesy of Jenna Lee Photography.

Lost in another avalanche of points for the NR-S Rockets in their most recent win, was somewhat of a concerning performance in rushing defense.

Though the top-ranked team in Nine-Man football for another week kept it that way with a 64-26 triumph over the Nelson County Chargers Friday, Sept. 27 in Lakota, final stat lines were very much deceiving.

NR-S, in spite of getting big play after big play in the opening three quarters, were actually outgained in total offense by the Chargers, 348-335, including giving up 222 yards on the ground.

"We were in control of the score the whole game, so if...

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