The Elbert County Blue Devil Basketball Squads were in action last night against Oconee County.
The Lady Devils unraveled in the fourth quarter of their game for the loss. The Ladies went up early in a low scoring first quarter with a score of 10-2. Both offenses would continue to struggle in the second and the teams would go into half time with the Lady Devils leading 14-8.
The third quarter would see the Lady Devil offense explode, out scoring the Lady Warriors 18-11. It would look like smooth sailing for the Lady Devils heading into the fourth quarter with a 32-19 score. However, it would not be easy as the Lady Warriors would start to mount a comeback. With 2:30 left in the game Oconee County would take a 35-34 lead. Fouls would doom the Lady Devils and the Lady Warriors would cash in their free throws to steal a 43-37 victory.
The Blue Devils continued their winning ways against the Warriors. The Blue Devils went up in the first and did not look back with a 16-8 score. Going into the half the Devils would have a 16 point 36-20 lead.
It would be much of the same in the second half as the Devils would continue their dominant playing. The final score would be 76-42. Marc Moon would lead the Blue Devils with 20 points.