Diamond Devils Fall to Morgan County

April 15, 2013

The Elbert County Diamond Devils took another region loss Monday, April 15th. After beating the Morgan County Bulldogs last Friday, April 12th the Devils split the series with a 3-1 loss.

Jacob Smith would get the nod and pitch a good game for the Devils. The Bulldogs took an early 2 run lead in the top of the first; however, Brett mills who reached on an error would make his way home to try and chip away at the lead. The teams would finish the first with a score of 2-1.

The Devils would again start having trouble at the plate as they would be shut out offensively only getting a total of three hits and leaving a runner stranded in each inning except the sixth.

The Bulldogs would be able to add one more run in the fourth when Sam Couch would double batting in Brantley Frost and taking the score to 3-1 which would be the final.

Jacob Smith was named Tri-County Technical College Player of the Game for his perseverance on the mound. Smith had four strikeouts but little offense to back him up.