Your Elbert County Lady Diamond Devils fall to the Hart County Bulldogs September, 19 4-3. The Devils lost a tough game in the bottom of the 7th taking the team to 3-3 in the region.
Devyn Terry started pitching for your Lady Diamond Devils, and she would finish with 14 strikeouts in the game. The teams were scoreless through the 1st inning. The top of the 2nd would see the Lady Devils score 3 runs. Susie Dye would start the inning with a lead off hit. The bases would become loaded after a walk and an error. A hit from Sissie Rucker would score Susie Dye, and a walk would score another. Devyn Terry would come up and hit in another run, but a strikeout would end the inning for the Lady Devils leading 3-0.
The third inning would see Hart County hit a solo homerun off Terry making the score 3-1.The top of the 4th the Devils would go 3 up 3 down. In the bottom of the 4th Hart County would add another run with a sacrifice fly, slowly closing the gap, making the score 3-2.
In the top of the 5th the Lady Devils would again go 3 up 3 down, but hold Hart from scoring a run. The 6th inning would also see no score.
Elbert would try to add to their lead in the 7th put failed. Going into the bottom of the 7th the Lady Devils would get an out, and Kacie Oakley would rob a tying bomb getting the 2nd out of the inning for the Elbert. However, the Lady Devils continue struggling at closing games and give up two hits allowing a runner to get in scoring position. Another hit would score the winning run and the Lady Devils would fall in the bottom of the 7th to Hart County 4-3.
That takes Elbert to 3-3 in the region and Hart will go to 2-4. The Lady Diamond Devils will be back in action September 20th at 5:55. You can hear that game on WSGC 1400 AM the voice of Elberton and 96.5 FM.