ASHEBORO — The Rockingham Pony team wrapped up its run to the East Zone Piedmont Section title undefeated.
In Friday’s contests, Rockingham blanked Asheboro 12-0 and closed out the tournament with a 6-4 victory over Bennett.
Rockingham advances to the East Zone South Region tournament in Davidson. Rockingham will open play 8 p.m. Tuesday against Davidson.
In the victory over Asheboro, Chase Puckett keyed the offense by going 4 for 4 with a home run and six RBIs. Drew Grant was also 4 for 4. Tyler Blount earned the win on the mound, hurling four shutout innings. Grant pitched the final inning to lock down the win.
In the nightcap, Puckett once again showed his power, hitting a home run. Justin Ingram also homered in the win. Rockingham finished with 12 hits in the game.
Drew Loving pitched the first four innings for Rockingham before giving way to Grant for the final three.