Rockmart has won two games, lost one, and tied one, according to head coach Archie Scott.
On Feb. 21, Rockmart and Darlington played to a 7-7 tie. Two days later, the Yellow Jackets fell to Polk County rival Cedartown 6-5. But, Rockmart bounced back after those two games to record two straight wins.
On Feb. 27, Rockmart took care of Coosa 8-2 and on March 2, the Yellow Jackets outslugged Armuchee 10-6.
Scott noted that so far this season the Yellow Jackets have been led at the plate by Chris Short, Will Deems, and Cam Jones. After four games, Short had a .700 batting average with six runs batted in. Deems was hitting .583 with six runs scored while Jones was hitting .600 with four runs batted in and four runs scored.
As a team, Rockmart had an impressive .341 batting average with a .514 on-base percentage.
“Defensively, we had been led on the mound by Deems and Short,” Scott stated. “Deems has thrown eight innings, giving up only eight hits while Short has thrown six innings, giving up only six hits.”
The junior varsity middle school squad, meanwhile, has won three out of four games. Rockmart defeated Armuchee White 5-1, clipped Cedartown 8-7, blew out Coosa 14-3, and lost a one-run decision to Armuchee 5-4.
Rockmart Middle School varsity plays again tonight against Model at North Floyd Field No. 3 at 7 p.m. The Rockmart Middle School junior varsity squad takes the diamon again tonight at 7 p.m. against the Model White team at North Floyd Field No. 1.