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Rockets JV Shuts Out Mortimer Jordan 8-0

The Gardendale High School JV team hosted the Mortimer Jordan Blue Devils today and took the win 8-0 on solid pitching from Braden Chapple and Brodie Stephens. Chapple started and went 6 innings, allowing 4 hits with 5 strikeouts. Stephens closed out the final inning, facing 3 batters and striking out 1.

The Rockets were consistent with runs scored, scoring at least one run in their first 4 innings with their big inning in the 6th where they scored 3 runs.

Adam Yazel, Easton Kleyn, Rhett Fitzpatrick and Adyn Cupps all had a hit for the Rockets. Jackson Firestone and Bo Bachtel had multiple hits for Gardendale.

Yazel and Cupps led the Rockets with 2 RBIs each.

Garrett Ames got the start for Mortimer Jordan.