Lady Devils Defeat East Union In Playoff Action

Staff Report

The Lady Blue Devils advanced to the second round of the playoff scheduled Saturday after winning two games against the undefeated East Union Lady Urchins in the first round of Class 2A action. They will face Eupora on Saturday.

    The team won 10 – 6 in the first game and 6 – 4 in the second, recording its first playoff game victories in school history.

     In the first game, Ashley Phillips recorded three hits as did Briana Thompson.

    Other players getting hits in the first game include Anna True, Haley Vance, Mallory Washington and Taylor Coffey.

    Blue Devil pitcher Chancie Joyner picked up the the first win after striking out 12 batters. She also earned a save in the second game, after relieving Kelsey Kimzey.

    Phillips also recorded a double in the second game, and True had two hits. Haley Vance also connected for two hits and two RBIs in the second game. Coffey also earned two hits in the second game.

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