SPORTS

Tuesday May 20, 2014

 

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL 53RD DISTRICT TOURNAMENTS

The 2014 Boys Baseball and Girls Softball High School District Tournaments got underway on Monday.

The girls are playing at Knott County Central in Hindman.  In game 1 Jenkins blanked Cordia 21-0 in 3 innings.  Game 2 Letcher County Central knocked off Knott County Central 10-2.  

That sets up the Softball 53rd District Championship game tonight as the Jenkins Cavaliers will take on the Letcher County Central Lady Cougars at Knott Central.  Game time is 6:00pm.

Both teams will advance to the 14th Region Tournament next week at LCC.

The boys are playing the 53rd District Tournament at Letcher County Central but it's being hosted by Jenkins.  Last night was the 4/5 seed play in game.  Coty Wright pitched a no hitter for Jenkins as the Cavaliers shut out June Buchanan 19-0.   

Jenkins will now play Knott County Central in one semi-final game tonight at 6:00pm.  The other game tonight around 8:00pm will be Letcher County Central against Cordia.  

Tonight's two winner will play for the baseball District championship Wednesday night at 7:00pm at LCC.

We'll broadcast that game live here on the Bulldog.

TWO LCC STUDENTS ATHLETES SIGN COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP PAPERS

Letcher County Central's Josh Owens will sign scholarship papers to play basketball at Alice Lloyd College.  His signing will be this Wednesday, May 21, at 11:00am in the LCC Auditorium.

Also Willie Smith will be signing scholarship papers to join the Track and Field team at The University of Pikeville(UPike).   His signing will also be this Wednesday, May 21 at 11:30am in the LCC Auditorium.

LETCHER COUNTY YOUNG GUNS PLACED 2ND

The Letcher Co Young Guns Little League team played in the Trooper Island Baseball Tournament in Harlan this past weekend. They beat Harlan,Fleming Neon and Knox County to finish 2nd in the Tournament.