The Neshoba Central Lady Rockets will play Wayne County for the Class 5A state championship in slow-pitch softball this Saturday at Liberty Park in Ridgeland.

The championship will be decided in a best two-out-of-three games series with the first game starting at 11 a.m.

The Lady Rockets advanced to the state championship series by beating New Hope on Tuesday.

New Hope beat Neshoba Central 12-11 in game one, while the Lady Rockets rallied to win game two 13-12. Neshoba Central then won game three 15-13.

The Lady Rockets enter the state championship series with a 25-5 record.