Rockmart wraps up regular season with win
The postseason awaits for the Rockmart Yellow Jackets, and they are primed and ready to go for Friday night after a stellar regular season ended with a perfect run through the region.
The Jackets enjoyed their final regular season home victory wrapping up the game with a 42-10 win over Model, keeping the Jackets perfect in 7-AA.
“Our focus this week was to come out and make sure we played well so we get a good feeling going in next week in the first round of playoffs,” said head coach Biff Parson. “And we did that: we came out the first half we took every drive and scored Then our defense got them off the field so I couldn’t be more proud of our guys.”
Zabrion Whatley ran for 132 yards and a touchdown on nine attempts to lead Rockmart’s rushing attack. Markus Smith had 86 yards and two touchdowns on nine carries, and the Jackets finished with 372 yards rushing.
Model had 132 yards on the ground with Kwalic