Team playing well heading into playoffs
The Lady Red Devils softball team beat the San Juan Broncos 16-1 on Tuesday, April 23, at home. Grand scored 10 runs in the first, five in the second, and one in the third, when the mercy rule went into effect.
Jaci Shumway was the winning pitcher and she had a double to help her own cause. Lexi Carroll had a double. Paige Shumway had a triple. Hannah Owen had a double and a homerun. Grand scored 16 runs off of 15 hits in the three innings.
The team attended the Ridgeline Tournament on Saturday, April 27, in Logan. Grand beat the Morgan Trojans 6-2. The Devils enjoyed a 5-0 lead through four innings, but Morgan picked up two in the fifth. Grand scored another run in the sixth to end the scoring for both teams. The Red Devils earned their six runs on eight hits. Chloe Book and Paige Shumway had doubles. Jaci Shumway was the winning pitcher.
Grand tied the Logan Grizzlies 5-5 at the Ridgeline Tournament. Owen and Jessica Jones hit doubles. Jaci Shumway had two doubles. Logan and Grand were evenly matched. Logan was up 2-1 by the end of the first. Grand took back the lead with three runs in the third. Logan tied it up 4-4 in the fourth. Grand took a 5-4 lead in the fifth. Logan tied it up in the sixth. The game only went six innings. Logan had five runs, six hits, and two errors. The Lady Devils got five runs with seven hits and two errors.
The Red Devils defeated Farmington 11-3 at Ridgeline. Grand took the lead in the second and never looked back, scoring 11 runs on 12 hits. Paige Shumway was the pitcher of record for the Lady Devils. Owen, Book, Carroll, and Paige Shumway all had doubles. Lainey Bohannon belted out a triple.
Grand beat the Green Canyon Wolves 9-2 on Saturday, April 27 at Green Canyon High School in North Logan. The Devils took the lead in the first and held it until the final out. Grand had a big fifth inning and scored five runs. Book had a double. Jones was the winning pitcher. Grand scored nine on 10 hits.
The Red Devils head into the first round of playoffs on Saturday, May 4.