ECHS Blue Devils

ECHS claims first win in heated contest
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter The Escambia County High varsity Blue Devils defeated Mattie T. Blount High School 10-5 in a heated, two-inning game last Thursday, February 27. Nate Crenshaw was on the mound for ECHS during both innings, striking out four and giving up five runs. Keon Malone scored two runs for the Blue Devils and led the team in batting with two hits and four stolen bases. Lebron…
ECHS falls in tourney
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Escambia County High is off to a rough start on the baseball diamond, as the Blue Devils fell in all three games of last week’s Escambia County Area Baseball Tournament. With 57 total runs being scored against them in three games, the young (no seniors and only three returning starters) ECHS squad will need to find answers to stay in the fight. Last Tuesday, February…
No seniors; 3 returnees
Young Blue Devils shift focus to the diamond By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Escambia County High’s Blue Devils are shifting their focus this week from the basketball court to the baseball diamond. With only three returning players and no seniors on the roster, ECHS’s younger players will be faced with challenge of gaining experience and outperforming rival schools. “We have a young roster this season,” said ECHS baseball coach Kasuan…
Blue Devils end season with loss to Williamson
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter The Escambia County Blue Devils varsity basketball team saw its season come to end last Wednesday, February 5, with a 65-46 loss to Williamson High School during the Class 4A, Area 1 Tournament at UMS-Wright. With the loss, ECHS finishes the season with a 12-15 record. Allen Patterson hit for 11 points to lead the Blue Devils in scoring, edging out Jalen Barnes, who added…
Blue Devils knock off Vigor, fall to Baldwin Co.
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Allen Patterson put up 18 points during Escambia County High’s 64-49 loss to Baldwin County last Friday, January 31, and Sheldon Williams scored 17 to lead the Blue Devils to a 50-40 victory over Vigor High School last Thursday. The Blue Devils finished out the regular season with a record of 12-14. Other players who registered points during last week’s contest against Baldwin County were…