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By Kerry Rodd
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Eskomos hold off Blue Devils until the fourth

 

April 12, 2019

Photos by Amber Nichols / Pinre Knot Sports

Esko pitcher Miranda Kelley winds up for the pitch during Monday's game against Virginia in Esko. The Eskomos lost 4-0.

The visiting Virginia Blue Devils broke open a scoreless game in the fourth inning and went on to beat the Eskomos 4-0 in a game that was shortened to five innings due to rain and lightning.

"Things were good up until the fourth inning," said Esko coach Huff Emanuel. "Once they went through the lineup twice, we struggled to find ways to get them out and they started hitting the ball hard."

Hard-throwing Ava Warren held the Eskomos in check by giving up just one hit. Miranda Kelley of the Eskomos battled her way through until the Blue Devils started to find their offensive groove in the fou...



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