One week after the Rochester offense’s record-setting night at Jacksonville, the RHS defense made a statement of their own. The Rockets celebrated Homecoming with a 43-0 shutout win over MacArthur Friday at Rocket Booster Stadium.

The Rockets stayed tied with Glenwood atop the Central State 8 Conference at 4-0 heading into the Leonard Bowl this Friday against Sacred Heart-Griffin (3-1), a 7 p.m. kickoff.

Rochester limited MacArthur (2-2) to just 119 total yards and five first downs and turned back the Generals’ only real scoring threat on downs inside the Rochester 10 yard line. MacArthur was playing without its starting quarterback, Deyon Jackson.

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