Lady Devils split doubleheader at South Sevier
by Jeff Richards
Contributing Writer
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The Grand County High School softball team split a region varsity doubleheader at South Sevier last Friday, April 4. The Lady Devils won the first game 9-4 but lost the second contest 8-5.

In the first game, the Lady Devils fell behind 1-0 after one inning, but Grand scored two runs in the second inning and three more in the third to build a comfortable lead.

The Lady Devils had nine hits, including a triple by Caitlin Pfnister, two doubles by Jessica Valdes, and a double by Michelle Lopez.

Sophomore Rhiannon Bohannon pitched the entire game for Grand, striking out five batters and taking the win.

Bohannon also pitched the entire game in the second contest, but the Lady Rams scored three runs in the first inning and three more in the second. Grand was never able to regain the lead after that point.

Highlights for Grand included a home run by Kesley Backus, two doubles by Pfnister, and a double by Kennedi Patterson.

“We had some serious base-running errors, due to poor decisions,” said GCHS assistant coach Carrie Valdes. “Two innings in a row, we had the bases loaded with nobody out, and failed to score.”

Grand is now 3-3 in Region 15 play, with two region games remaining. The Lady Devils were scheduled to compete against Emery at Moab on Tuesday, April 8, and at San Juan on Wednesday, April 30.

In between those two contests, the Lady Devils are also scheduled to compete in a couple of invitational tournaments – the Payson Invitational on Saturday, April 12, and the Swing for Life tournament in Salt Lake City on April 25 and 26.

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