Rochester ends Bulldog’s season
Nov 21, 2012 | 1161 views | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend | print
By Galen Shelton

Planet Sports

How good is defending Class 4A champion Rochester? They pulled almost their entire starting unit in the middle of the second quarter against Harrisburg’s 11-1 Bulldogs.

With a 42-0 lead and more than half of the game left, Rochester Coach Derek Leonard made a classy decision and called off the dogs, so to speak.

Harrisburg had sustained a couple of notable injuries, with running back Dylan Hathaway and defensive lineman Tyler Bebout, but Bulldog Coach Jason Roper was honest in his assessment.

“With both of them playing, I don’t think it makes much difference. They’re (Rochester) that good. They’ve got three or four boys going on to either division 1 or 1-AA college football.”

Rochester, now 12-1, faces Rock Island Alleman this Friday night to decide the 4A title.
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