Hoops: Rockmart boys pick up win in season opener

The Rockmart Yellow Jackets took no time in establishing dominance in Tuesday’s match up against the Gordon Central Warriors, helped in part by Jaylin Smith and Drake Benefield, whose combined effort pushed the Jackets to a 68-42 win at the Rock.

Benefield led in scoring for both teams as he provided 17 points, including 11 points in the 4th period, followed closely behind by Smith with 16 points.  Devon Philpot also provided 9 points in the victory.

Rockmart basketball will return to action on Friday, December 5 as they host the Temple Tigers at the Rock.

We will have the play-by-play action of Rockmart Yellow Jackets Basketball online at www.wgaaradio.com.