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PREP SOFTBALL: Rockmart knocks off Jackson, 5-0, 5-2

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Posted: Thursday, October 17, 2013 2:11 am

The Rockmart Lady Jackets (26-6), the No. 3 seed from Region 4-AAA, had little trouble with Jackson (17-13), the No. 2 seed from Region 2-AAA, in the first round of the Class AAA state playoffs Wednesday.

Rockmart won game one 5-0 before winning the nightcap 5-2 to sweep the best-of-three series in two games.

“We are very excited,” head coach Steve Luke said. “This is good for our girls, to win a state playoff series and advance to the Sweet 16.”

Playing in front of an electric crowd, the Lady Jackets received two dominating pitching performances.

In game one, Jazzmyne Patrick pitched a complete game one-hitter. In game two, Kalli Smith pitched a complete game one-hitter as well.

Offensively, Cassidy Faulk went 2-for-4 with a double in the first game. Baylee Williams went 2-for-4 with a double, Jana Cannon went 2-for-3 with a two-run home run and Rebecca Argo went 1-for-2.

In the second game, Smith went 2-for-3 with a double and Morgan Thompson went 3-for-3 with three RBIs.

“Only three teams in our program history have made it to Columbus and that’s our goal this year, to advance to Columbus,” Luke said.

Schedule

Date Time Game Sports
Aug 30 7:30 pm Rockmart @Cedartown Men's Football
Sep 6 7:30 pm Rockmart @Coosa Men's Football
Sep 13 7:30 pm Cartersville @Rockmart Men's Football
Sep 20 7:30 pm Chapel Hill @Rockmart Men's Football
Oct 4 7:30 pm Rockmart @Jackson Men's Football
Oct 11 7:30 pm Haralson County @Rockmart Men's Football
Oct 18 7:30 pm Rockmart @Central Carrollton Men's Football
Oct 25 7:30 pm Douglass @Rockmart Men's Football
Nov 1 7:30 pm Rockmart @BEST Academy Men's Football
Nov 8 7:30 pm Callaway @Rockmart Men's Football

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