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Lady Rockets Edge Oakman Wildcats in Pitching Battle

Hits were at a premium in today’s game between the Gardendale Lady Rockets and the Oakman Wildcats. Gardendale managed 4 hits on the day, while Sophie Gant and Natalie Snow combined to hold Oakman to 3 hits.

The game was tied 1 to 1 through 4 innings, when the Rockets broke through with a premium run in the 5th and then held on behind Snow’s pitching to end the game 2-1 in 7 innings.

Gant, Kenley Vaughn, Kara Jasper and Snow all had a hit for the Lady Rockets, making up the 4 total team hits.

It was a solid win for the Lady Rockets coming out of a strong weekend at the Sumiton Christian Tournament, where they went 4-1 and reached the semifinals.