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Person High School's softball team huddles up during a game earlier in the season. The No. 21-seeded Rockets pulled off a thrilling, come-from-behind win at No. 12-seeded West Johnston in the first round of the state playoffs Tuesday night.

Person High School’s softball team clutched up when it mattered most to earn a 2-1 win at West Johnston in the 3A state playoffs opener Tuesday night. 

After being held to one hit and no runs through 6 1/3 innings, the Rocket offense strung together three hits and two runs in the seventh to seize momentum and a late lead. 

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