Following loss to Falcons, SF Devils claim victory vs. Ballard

by Jake Clapper

The Red Devils hosted the Lake County Falcons April 2.

The Red Devils were behind 1-0 going into the top of the fourth inning. The Falcons tacked on another run during the top of the fourth. The Red Devils fought back and gained the lead in the bottom of the inning bringing the score to 3-2.

Both the Falcons and the Red Devils added a run in the fifth making the score 4-3.

The Red Devils lost their lead in the sixth inning as the Falcons totaled up three more inning in the top of the inning, 4-6.

The Red Devils couldn’t find a way to catch up as the Falcons scored five more runs the seventh inning. However the Red Devils were able to gain one more run in the bottom of the seventh making the final score 11-5.

Janson Cook had a hot bat for the Red Devils as he went three for four on the night. Cook had one RBI and came around to score once.

Eli Carlisle also had a good offensive night. Carlisle went two for four. One of which he eventually came around to score on.

Along with Carlisle’s offensive we also held the pitching responsibilities. Carlisle pitched six and one third innings. As Carlisle was on the mound 11 runs came in to score however only seven were earned. He allowed 13 hits, one walk, and struck out one. Barclay relieved Carlisle finishing the game for a total of two third innings pitched.

The Red Devils traveled to Barlow to compete with Ballard Memorial High School April 3.

After five innings the Red Devils came home with a large win of 13-3.

Brock Brown earned the pitching win for the Red Devils. Brown allowed five walks and struck out two batters. Of the three runs that came into score while Brown was on the mound only two were earned.

The Red Devils traveled to Atwood, Tenn. to take on West Carroll April 5.

The Red Devils tacked on another win to their record as they defeated West Carroll 5-0.

Jack Roney was awarded the pitching win as he pitched seven innings, striking out eight batters, and not waking any. During the seven innings Roney allowed one hit.

The Red Devils are now 7-8 for the season.