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Lady Blue Devils fall at regional

Escambia County’s Lady Blue Devils ended their season last Thursday at the Class 5A South Regional Tournament in Gulf Shores.

ECHS fell 13-0 to top-ranked Rehobeth in the first game, beat B.C. Rain 16-4 in the second game and lost 15-0 to Eufaula in the third.

The Lady Blue Devils played with one senior, and Head Coach Brian McGuire said he was proud of the effort the girls gave.

“They played hard,” McGuire said. “They were very coachable. They listened to what they were told. In a coach’s mind, that’s part of the process — that we’re going to continue to work on and build so we can be hopefully playing for a state championship one day.”

ECHS ended its season 7-16.

ECHS 16, B.C. Rain 4

The Lady Blue Devils scored three runs in the first inning, three runs in the second inning, five runs in the third inning, two runs in the fourth inning and three runs in the fifth inning.

Zydaja Brown went 2-for-3 with a double; Victoria Tucker went 1-for-4 with a single; ShaDiamond Harris went 3-for-4 with a home run; Jessica Sanspree went 3-for-4; Nigeria Bradley went 3-for-4; JaQuanda Webster went 2-for-4; Darriona Nichols had a double; Valencia Nickson went 2-for-4; and Khadasia Craft went 2-for-4 to lead the Lady Blue Devils.

Rehobeth 13, ECHS 0

In the loss to RHS, Bradley had the only hit in the game.

RHS scored four runs each in the first, second and fourth innings.

-Andrew Garner