Wayne County forces 3rd game with Devils

Published 7:00 am Saturday, May 3, 2014

WAYNESBORO — Pearl River Central hosts Wayne County this afternoon at 1 in the third and deciding game of their best-of-three Class 5A South State quarterfinal series. Homestanding Wayne County evened the series at 1-1 with a 3-1 win Friday night. The Blue Devils took game one Thursday night at home 6-1.

Friday’s game was scoreless heading into the bottom of the fifth when the War Eagles tallied all three of their runs.

The Blue Devils added a single run in the seventh on a sacrifice fly by Mason Songy. Dylan Spiers took the loss for Pearl River Central. Wayne County is now 12-0 at home this season.

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The winner of this series moves on to play the winner of the George County-West Jones series in the Class 5A South State semifinals next week.