SPORTS

Thursday May 15, 2014

HS BASEBALL & SOFTBALL

In baseball the Letcher County Central Cougars are 21-10 after losing Monday at Central HS of Wise County VA 11-3.  The Cougars will play at Henry Clay in Lexington tonight at 7:00pm and then return home for Senior night and to wrap up the regular season against Lawrence County Friday night at 6:30pm.  

The Jenkins Cavaliers wrap up the regular season with a district game against June Buchanan Thursday at 5:30pm.  

The Letcher County Central Lady Cougars lost both games of a home double header against Clintwood VA last night and ended a 3 game winning streak.  LCC lost 6-1 and in a marathon, 6-4 in 11 innings.    The Lady Cougars are 15-14 overall and will next play a district double header at home against June Buchanan tonight at 5:30 and 7:00pm.  

The 24-4 Jenkins Lady Cavaliers will wrap up the regular season with a home game against Harlan Friday at 6:00pm.

The 53rd district boys baseball and girls softball tournaments will held early next week.  Baseball will be Monday-Wednesday  at Letcher County Central and hosted by Jenkins and Softball will be Monday and Tuesday at Knott County Central.  

LCC TENNIS STATE TOURNAMENT

Best wishes to Letcher County Central's Brittany Wright as she will be competing today in the KHSAA Girls State Tennis Tournament at the Shillito Park Tennis Complex in Lexington.

Also best wishes to Letcher County Central's Dylan Caudill and Jordan Morrow. They will be competing in the KHSAA Boys State Tennis Tournament (doubles competition) also today at the Universtiy of Kentucky Boone/Downing Tennis Complex

REDS BASEBALL

The Reds-Padres game last night at GABP was rained out and will be played as part of a day night doubleheader today.  The first game will be this afternoon at 12:35pm with pre-game at 12:05 on AM 920.  Game two will be at 6:10pm this evening with pre-game at 5:40 on AM 920.  The Reds are now 6.5 games behind Milwaukee in the NL Central in 3rd place.  After today's double header, the Reds will play 3 in Philadelphia against the Phillies Friday, Saturday and Sunday.