The Elbert County Diamond Devils got a victory over Monroe Area yesterday to improve to 5-3. Jacob Smith started on the mound for the Devils. The Devils would jump out to a 5-0 lead in bottom of the second but the Hurricanes would be able to answer with one run in the top of the third.
The fifth inning would see the Devils offense get three more runs across the plate and appeared to have secured the victory. However, the Hurricanes would have a huge sixth inning scoring five runs to make it an 8-6 score.
The Diamond Devils would take care of business and get another run across and finish the game with a 9-6 win. Jacob Smith was named player of the game going 3-4 with, 1RBI, and 9K’s from the mound.