Varsity Football Rolls Over Northwood on Senior Night


Catherine Corbin

Senior football players pose for a picture after being introduced at their senior night ceremony. There were 13 seniors recognized in total, many of whom filled starting positions.

Football senior night took place at Joesph B. Good stadium on Oct. 22. The class of 2022 holds a large amount of space on the varsity football team roster, recognizing 13 seniors that evening. A ceremony was held before the game at 5:30 to celebrate.  

Rockville took on Northwood at home, following a loss to Damascus last week. 

Expectations were high for the Rams on Friday evening, as they held a 6-2 record coming into the game. 

In the first quarter, the class of 2022 dominated on both sides of the field. 

On offense, Okeyo Ayungo led the Rams to a 14-0 lead, with passes thrown by junior quarterback Josh Pasternack. Both extra points were made by senior Juan Martinez. 

While on defense, senior Jonathan Cubias made multiple tackles. In addition, senior defender Fred Togue ended the quarter with a interception and touchdown, this was Togue’s first touchdown of the season. The final score of the first quarter was 21-0. 

In the second quarter, the Rams continued to attack and keep Northwood’s offense shut down. Within the first three minutes of the second quarter, an interception was made by the Ram’s defense. 

Following the interception, Ayungo scored a 70-yard touchdown to lead the Rams 28-0.

Martinez had multiple touchbacks throughout the second quarter, scoring an extra point as well. The final score of the second quarter was 28-0. 

Halftime began immediately after the second quarter, with the band performing first. Poms went onto the field following the band’s performance. 

Concluding poms performance, football took the field and the third quarter was underway. 

The performance from Rockville continued to impress the crowd, as senior superstar Ayungo scored his fourth touchdown of the night. Leading the Rams 35-0 halfway through the third.

 Togue scored his second touchdown of the night as well in the third, with all extra points made by Martinez. The final score of the third quarter was 42-0. 

No action was made in the fourth quarter by either offensive side. The final score of the game was 42-0 Rockville. 

Rockville took home their 7th win of the season, as they prepare to play their last regular-season game against rival school Richard Montgomery this week.