ECHS drops 2 recent gamesPublished 5:09pm Monday, March 10, 2014
The Escambia County High School varsity Blue Devils dropped an 11-3 game to visiting Flomaton on Friday night.
ECHS fell to 1-7 overall, following the loss.
The Blue Devils were scheduled to host UMS-Wright in a doubleheader Monday night, and a single home game Tuesday against W.S. Neal but those games were not completed by press time.
ECHS will travel Thursday to play UMS-Wright again, this time in a road doubleheader. The first game is scheduled for 4 p.m., and the second is at 6:30 p.m. The Blue Devils will host J.U. Blacksher on Thursday, March 20, at 3:30 p.m.
Flomaton 11, ECHS 3
In Friday’s game against the Blue Devils, ECHS scored two runs in the second inning and one in the fifth.
In the second, Wesley Jefferson led off with a walk, and two other batters walked to load the bases with nobody out. D’Andrez McCarthy had a one-out RBI single, scoring Jefferson. Rashaun Flavors then followed with an RBI fielder’s choice, scoring Ricky Reed.
In the fifth inning, Flavors led off with a walk and advanced to second after a fielder’s choice. Matthew Quimby then hit an RBI single, allowing Flavors to score.
Quimby started the game on the mound, pitching 3 1/3 innings and allowing 12 hits and 11 runs (seven earned), while walking four and striking out three. Reed came on in relief, working 3 2/3 innings. Reed allowed no runs and no hits, walked two and struck out three.
T.R. Miller 11, ECHS 1
The Escambia County High School varsity Blue Devils fell at T.R. Miller on Monday, losing 11-1 in five innings.
Malcolm Black and Gage White each had a single for the Blue Devils. D’Andrez McCarthy had one RBI.
Black took the loss on the mound, working four innings and allowing six hits and nine runs. He walked seven and struck out one.
McCarthy pitched the final inning, allowing two hits and two runs while walking one batter.
In the junior varsity game, the Blue Devils defeated the Tigers, 16-7.