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  • Writer's pictureJenn Brown

Truett's Chick-fil-A Sports: Cartersville, Rockmart Games Set for 7:30 p.m. Friday

A highly anticipated football match up between two teams: Cartersville Purple Hurricanes vs. Rockmart Yellow Jackets.

This Friday, two of Bartow County's most prominent high school football teams, the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes and the Rockmart Yellow Jackets, will face off in a highly anticipated matchup at 7: At 30 p.m. in Rockmart High School’s Barron Stadium. Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports sponsored a promising athletic, strategic, and fierce competitive showdown between teams.

Cartersville Purple Hurricanes: an unavoidable force.

They have a strong football tradition, winning an impressive amount of region crowns and even state championships for The Cartersville Purple Hurricanes. The Hurricanes have had an exciting offense that produces around forty points per match in this season. Senior class quarterback AJ Swann had a great season with more than 2,500 passing yards and 25 touchdowns. The Hurricanes have matched that up on defence by conceding just twelve points per contest.

Rockmart Yellow Jackets: Ready to Sting

The Rockmart Yellow Jackets may not be as famous as the Cartersville Hurricanes but they are steadily becoming contenders for football supremacy in Bartow County. The running game has led Yellow jackets with over 200 yards per season.: Senior Marcus Jenkins, their running back, has rushed for more than one thousand yards with seventeen touchdowns. The Yellow jackets have been good on defense as they have allowed opponents a mere total of 18 points per game.

A Rivalry Renewed

One of the fiercest rivalries in Bartow County football history is between the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes and the Rockmart Yellow Jackets. Through the years, the two teams have faced off at the gridiron with every encounter being an interesting and closely fought one. The two teams are expected to square it out again this year, each looking forward to triumph and the right to a “rub”.

Truett's Chick-fil-A Sports: Committed to Community Sports

Truett’s Chick-fil-a Sports sponsors a much awaited football match-up between the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes and the Rockmart Yellow Jackets. The firm has a vested interest in sponsoring local youth sports and affording budding athletes room of exposure at their own pace.


Of course, there will be a great match between Carterville’s purple hurricanes and yellow jackets in Tarret’s chicks fil A sports. The two teams have excellent players with dedicated supporters and this match will remain memorable in history among others. Go to Barron Stadium on Friday night to watch this exciting contest and help the young footballers in your territory.

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