Mighty close, mighty fine, Gardendale wore a victory shine after clipping Homewood 35-27 in Alabama high school football on November 12.
The Rockets chalked up this decision in spite of the Patriots’ spirited final-quarter performance.
The Rockets’ influence showed as they carried a 21-7 lead into the fourth quarter.
Gardendale’s offense darted to a 14-0 lead over Homewood at the intermission.
The first quarter gave the Rockets a 7-0 lead over the Patriots.