One day later, and both starters gone, the Colts went to work, continuing their rally. Travis Ward was walked and Scott Gross reached on an error to load the bases. One batter later, Louie Helmburg singled in two runs to tie the score.
Rockcastle bounced back and picked up two runs off Chase Greene, who had relieved Griffitt.
The Colts got one back in the bottom of the fifth when Travis Ward chased Cody Stotts home with a two-out triple. In the bottom of the sixth, West exploded for five runs.
Tyler West singled to lead off the inning and Helmburg followed with a walk. Kyle Mefford sacrificed both runners into scoring position.
Griffitt singled to plate two runs and give the Colts the lead. Bud Morton followed with a single and Greene was intentionally walked to load the bases.
Stotts got a base hit to advance the runners one base. Ward drove home two more with a base hit.
"We swung the bats well today," Hamilton said. "All the way through the lineup, we seemed to swing the bats well."
Greene struck out the side in the top of the seventh to clinch the victory.
Griffitt allowed two runs, one earned, on four hits in four innings of work. He also struck out three and walked one.
Greene, in relief, struck out six and walked two in three innings. He allowed two runs and one hit.
Perkins was charged with one run in three innings. He allowed two hits and struck out one. Rocket relief pitchers allowed seven earned runs over two innings.
Stotts went 3-for-4 at the plate with an RBI and two runs scored. Ward was 2-for-3 with a triple and three RBIs.
Morton went 2-for-3 and scored a run. West was 2-for-4. Helmburg was was 1-for-2 with 2 RBIs and a walk.
West improves to 25-11 on the season and Rockcastle falls to 13-14.
The Colts will face Danville tonight at Boyle County.
"I'm glad to see how it turned out," Hamilton said. "It will be interesting to see how thing turn out Thursday."
Danville is also 25-11. The two teams have not faced each other this season.