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Rockets Give Up Last Inning Homer in Game 3 Loss

The Gardendale Varsity Girls Softball Team fell to Calera 7-4  in their 3rd game of the day on Saturday at Veterans Park in Alabaster at the Thompson Presidents Day Tournament.

Kendall Norman pitched 4 innings for the Rockets giving up 6 hits and 3 runs. Sophie Gant came in on relief and gave up 3 hits and 3 runs.

The game was tied 3-3 going into the 6th inning, but a homerun in the 6th lifted Calera to the win.

Miya Covington and Gant had a hit for the Rockets and Lillie Piersol and Kara Jasper had multiple hits.

Next up for the Rockets is Austin at home this Tuesday.

Photo: Melissa Gant.