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Danville catcher Darci Lauderbaugh tags out East Knox’s Bridget Dennis (1) at home plate in the fifth inning of Tuesday’s Mid-Buckeye Conference game. The Blue Devils won, 5-0.
Danville catcher Darci Lauderbaugh tags out East Knox’s Bridget Dennis (1) at home plate in the fifth inning of Tuesday’s Mid-Buckeye Conference game. The Blue Devils won, 5-0. (Photo by Geoff Cowles) View Image

By Mount Vernon News
May 1, 2013 11:03 am EDT

 

DANVILLE — It was a matter of living up to tradition and breaking out of a slump. It was also the last time that Knox County’s two fiercest foes will meet, head-to-head, on the same field as Mid-Buckeye Conference rivals.

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That was all the motivation that the Danville Blue Devils needed to shut out the visiting East Knox Bulldogs, 5-0, in MBC softball action on Tuesday.

Things heated up in the home half of the first inning when one-time East Knox student Kaelin Clement, batting leadoff for the Blue Devils, started things with a bang. Clement, showing little sentiment for her old school, crushed a solo home run to put her team on top right away. For Clement, who was 3-for-4 with two RBIs, it was a relief.

“I haven’t hit the ball in a while,” said Clement. “It felt good.”

 

 

 

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