WATER VALLEY — The smile on Kary Bridges’ face said all that needed to be said about Tuesday’s 4-2 win over South Pontotoc at Blue Devil Field. Water Valley’s baseball leader may not have any hair later this week — Bridges made a bet he was to shave his head if his team won — because of the Blue Devils’ most recent 2-3A victory that garnered them a spot in the playoffs, but he likely won’t care.
WATER VALLEY — Three nights after being beaten soundly by Division 2-3A rival Mooreville, the Water Valley Blue Devils rebounded behind the pitching of ace Cody Greer and some of the best offense of the season.
Water Valley defeated the Troopers 7-1 Friday night to improve to 3-2 in the division and thanks to a 9-0 win over Bruce on Saturday, is 10-8 overall.
The Water Valley baseball team lost at Mantachie 7-2 on Tuesday. Skyler Defer was hit with the loss for the Blue Devils. Cooper Clement, Austin Smith, Dillon Zinn, Carson Sharp and Defer all had hits for the Blue Devils. (more…) (March 27, 2013, Page 9)
WATER VALLEY — A third straight complete-game effort on the mound highlighted the final game of the Water Valley Spring Break Tournament. The Blue Devils pulled to .500 for the first time this season Tuesday night with a 6-1 win over Bruce, the defending MHSAA Class 2A state champions. (more…) (March 13, 2013, Page 9)
What Defer may not have realized was just how well he would pitch; despite feeling as good as he did on the mound early, he would become the first on the pitching staff to record a complete-game effort this season. (March 12, 2013, Page 8)
After winning in extra innings against cross-town rival Oxford on Friday night, Lafayette coach Patrick Robey was a little worried about how his team would respond when it hosted Water Valley on Saturday afternoon.
That worry was put to rest though as the Commodores knocked off the Blue Devils 8-1 at W.V. Brewer Field.