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Red Devils crush Blue Devils, 19-9, in regional quarterfinal

The Red Devils moved a step closer to the Region 1A tournament championship and had their sights set on a state berth last week with a mercy-rule 19-9 win over the Mathews Blue Devils in a quarterfinal game at Dream Fields.

Lancaster was scheduled to play the region’s top-seeded Essex in a semifinal May 30 in Tappahannock. A win in that game would put the Red Devils in the regional final and earn them a spot—win or lose—in the Class 1 tournament. A loss in the semifinals would end the season.

In last week’s quarterfinal, the host Red Devils batted through the lineup with five hits and six walks to score 12 runs and blow open….

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