Blue Devils end week on good note

Published 9:31 pm Friday, January 8, 2021

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ECHS routs Vigor 58-33 in area action; defeated WSN earlier this week

Escambia County’s Sheldon Williams scored 13 points to help lead the Blue Devils to a 58-33 Class 4A, Area 1 victory over Vigor tonight at Cornell Torrance Gymnasium in Atmore.

Williams scored nine of his total in the first half as ECHS led 26-16 at the break.

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The Blue Devils went ahead 29-19 in the third, and then went on a 6-0 run to put the game away.

Jacob Dirden, who added six points in the win, hit a 3-pointer to pu Atmore up 40-22.

ECHS led 40-24 going into the fourth.

Jacobey James contributed in the win with 12 points; and Tyson Moore added 10.

Vigor’s Jermaine led with seven points.

In earlier area action this week, the Blue Devils ran away with a 44-24 victory over W.S. Neal on Jan. 5.

Williams led with 14 points; K. Arnold had nine points; and Stephen Williams and Dirden had six points each.