Athletics, Park Forest, Schools

Rockets Fall to Bloomington Purple Raiders in Home Opener

Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Rich East fell to the Bloomington Purple Raiders 21-14 in the Rockets' home opener Saturday.

The Rockets put up 6 in the first quarter and fought in the fourth quarter, putting 8 points on the board. In spite of their rallying efforts, the Purple Raiders scored 7 points in the first, second, and fourth quarters. The fourth quarter score was the icing on the cake for Bloomington.

Rich East Football said in a statement on Twitter that the Rockets "battled to the VERY END," vowing to #honortherockets:

"Not the result we wanted but our players . . .

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