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They say baseball games are won by great plays and the Grayson County Blue Devils certainly proved the fact last Friday.
With two out in the seventh inning, trailing 2-0 and two men on base, MaKenzie Mabe of Fort Chiswell tagged the ball to deep right field
It looked like a homerun but Blue Devil rightfielder Max Rodgers jumped high in the air and managed to make the catch just before he crashed into the fence.
Rodgers held on and the catch saved the game for the Blue Devils, who are undefeated with a 6-0 record and lead the Mountain Empire District.
Grayson scored the only two runs of the game in the top of the seventh inning.
The Blue Devils had 10 hits in the game led by Spencer Roberts with three hits, including two doubles, and one RBI. Rodgers, Daniel Crawford and Dylan Isom all had two hits each.
Matthew Cornett had another strong pitching performance to pick up the complete game victory. He allowed five hits, struck out five and walked only one.
The Blue Devils were scheduled to travel to Tazewell Monday and play home games Tuesday against Bland County and Friday against Galax.