Elbert County (5-7, 1-2 in Region 8-AAA) lost its first game in 10 days during the opening round of the Hart County High School Eighth Annual McDonald’s Shootout Dec. 28.
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Last week Elbert County (2-5, 0-1 in region) showed signs of improvement, splitting a pair of weekend home games.
The Blue Devils traded their cleats for court shoes last week.
Like a pair of circling heavyweight boxers in a title bout, Elbert County and Calhoun landed stunning punches in the closing minutes of a thrilling quarterfinals matchup.
Friday the 13th proved lucky for Elbert County as the Devils defeated Central High School 17-7, during the first round of the playoffs.