# Clay high blue devils
Clay High takes win over Gators in first round of regional playoffs
The Clay High Blue Devils baseball team got an 11-5 win at home Tuesday night over the Escambia Gators in the first round of the FHSAA 5A Regional 1 playoffs. Before the game started, former Clay High and San Francisco Giant pitcher Jake Dunning threw out the first pitch. Dunning had a career ERA of 2.77 in 30 MLB games.
Clay High baseball team honors former teacher Claire McCool
The Clay High Blue Devils wore pink in their 1-0 win over the Nease Panthers Wednesday night in honor of former Clay High teacher Claire McCool. McCool tragically passed away from breast cancer in November 2017. McCool was close with head coach Josh Persinger because she taught him when he was a student and they worked together in the math department when he became a teacher.
Clay High Blue Devils get shutout win against Nease
The Clay High Blue Devils baseball team got a 1-0 victory at home Tuesday night against the Nease Panthers. The lone run of the game was scored in the bottom of the first inning. The Clay offense started out with a double from leadoff hitter Cole Carnell. Chase Haggard was next up and bunted to advance Carnell. However, Nease made a throwing error trying to get Haggard out which allowed Carnell to score from second base to give Haggard an RBI.
Clay High dominates Bishop Snyder in mercy-rule win
The Clay High baseball team got a mercy-rule win after four and a half innings at home over the Bishop Snyder Cardinals Tuesday night, 12-0. In the first inning, Clay High got the first run of the game after Parker Lowrance hit a ground ball that got past the infield to score Cole Carnell. Clay added an additional run in the first inning after Josh Rouw hit a sacrifice ground ball to score Reef Johnson.
Softball Preview: Clay High seeks another Final Four appearance
The Clay High Blue Devils’ softball team held their annual soda scrimmage Wednesday night to raise donations and a chance for the girls to play under the lights in front of their families before the season.
Season Recap: Clay High Blue Devils finish third in district
The Clay High Blue Devils finished the 2022 football season with a 3-7 record. Clay finished third in the 3S District 4 with a 2-2 district record, a 1-4 home record and a 2-3 record on the road.