FORT LUPTON -- Elizabeth built an early lead and held off a Fort Lupton rally to beat the Bluedevils 7-3 May 2 on the Bluedevils' field.
Jeff Merritt, Clint Allen and Alex Reckard had the RBIs for the Bluedevils. Starting pitcher Colton McCutchan had six strikeouts in 5 1/3 innings. Elizabeth's Sean Herr threw a five-hitter and struck out nine in a complete-game effort.
We'll have more on the game in Wednesday's Fort Lupton Press.