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Rockets Outlast Corner in 7-4 Win Friday Night

Corner pitchers threw 12 strikeouts on the night, but good pitching wasn’t enough to overcome a solid 10 hit performance by the Rockets as they win 7-4.

Key innings for the Rockets came with a 3 run 4th inning and 2 runs in the 6th.

Corner had 9 hits with their 4 runs coming in the 4th and 6th.

Nick Rigdon, Kyle Norris, Juan Pablo Morales and Connor Hensley all had a hit for the Rockets, and Bryson Barnes, JD Salters and Grant Chandler had 2 hits each.

Eli Moore got the start for the Rockets and allowed 6 hits and 2 runs, with 5 strikeouts, in just over 4 innings pitched.

Norris and Combs combined to close it out for Gardendale.

Brodie Dunlap got the start for Corner. He allowed 2 hits and 2 runs, striking out 5, in just over 3 innings.

Three Corner pitchers, Muncher, Daniel and Connor finished out the game for the Yellow Jackets.