Yet another highly anticipated match-up between the Blue Devils and Bulldogs of Morgan County, and just like the 71-68 thriller in the Inferno, in which Morgan County broke Elbert’s hearts, this game did not disappoint either.
The entire game was an intense battle, Elbert trailed very early in the contest 2-1 with about seven minutes to go in the 1st quarter, but the Blue Devils soon took the lead and never relinquished it.
At the half, the Blue Devils held a 31-26 lead.
Play resumed and the rest of the game was filled with scoring runs by both teams.
The Blue Devils held off the dogs off in the end, claiming victory with a score of 68-64.
Leading score for the game came from the Morgan County side, as Tookie Brown dropped 28 points in the losing effort.
Leading scorers for Elbert County were Ben Routh with 20 points and Tyshon Dye with 12 points.
Tyshon Dye received the Tri-County Technical College Player of the Game award
With the win the Blue Devils improve their record to 16-5 Overall and to 8-2 in region play.