Football beats East Central


The Rockets beat East Central 49-9 to be the CW39 TLN Champions! They were presented with a trophy at the end of the game.

On Thursday 31, 2019 Halloween Night, the Judson Rockets (8-0) faced the East Central Hornets (5-3) at D.W Rutledge Stadium. 

To begin the first quarter, both teams had big defensive plays and the Hornets regained possession on the 41-yard line. The Rockets broke up a fake punt, giving the Rockets the ball on the 46-yard line. Senior Mike Chandler used that opportunity to score Judson’s first touchdown of the game to make the score 7-0 at the end of the first quarter. 

To begin the second quarter, junior Davion Wilson caught Judson’s second touchdown of the game to make the score 14-0. The Rockets forced the Hornets to punt, which set up junior De’anthony Lewis to mow through his defenders and run in to score another Judson touchdown, making the game 21-0. After the Rockets forced a fumble, Lewis ran in for another amazing touchdown to make the score 28-0. The second quarter ended after the Hornets kicked a field goal to make the score 28-3. 

Photo By: Kristalyn Bermudez
Senior Mike Chandler was named MVP of the game against East Central.

To start the not-so-action packed third quarter, senior Antony Shelton scored Judson’s fifth touchdown of the game to make it 35-3. After junior Kameron Lopez ran in for another Judson touchdown, the third quarter ended with the Rockets in the lead 42-3.

To begin the fourth quarter, the Hornets finally scored their first touchdown of the game to make it 42-9 after a missed field goal. Junior Trey Brown pushed through his defenders to score another Judson touchdown to end the game as the Rockets defeated the Hornets 49-9.

The Judson Rockets (9-0) will face the Clemens Buffaloes (7-1) on Friday, November 08, 2019 at Clemens.