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Lady Blue Devils Advance With 1-0 Win, Fall At Polk In Second Round

 

Robbie Robertson

Lady Devil first baseman Callie Green dives just ahead of Polk County's Karli Wood. Green got to the bag first, but the ball dropped loose.

The Lady Blue Devils needed a miracle in their opening-round victory at West Stokes Wednesday afternoon.

They got it in the bottom of the ninth for a 1-0 victory to start the 2-A state softball playoffs.

Casey Gilbert led off with a single and moved to third when Nijayah Cruel reached on an error.

Senior Mac McNiel drove in Gilbert with a sacrifice fly to straight away center field for the 1-0 lead to start the ninth.

The Wildcats still had an at-bat to close out the game, and they made the most of it.

Mariah Maynard reached on a two-base error and Ashley Philyaw reached safely on a bu...



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