GAITHERSBURG — The Richard Montgomery Rockets varsity baseball team’s 2018 campaign came to a close Saturday against the Quince Orchard Cougars.
Quince Orchard earned an 8-1 win over the visiting Rockets to advance to the section final on Tuesday. The Cougars hosted Clarksburg who earned a 2-1 victory over Wootton.
Meanwhile, the Rockets concluded their best season in years and helped move the program in the right direction.
Despite four consecutive losses to start the season, the Rockets picked up some steam early on.
“It was a season of many first in a long time,” Richard Montgomery head coach Kyle Culver posted on Twitter. “First playoff win in over a decade, winningest season in a very long time. It was honestly the best kids I have had the privilege of coaching in a long time and love every one of them.”