SPORTS

Thursday May 22, 2014

KNOTT COUNTY CENTRAL 53RD DISTRICT BASEBALL CHAMPIONS

The Knott County Central Patriots have won their first 53rd District Baseball Tournament title since 2011 as they beat the Letcher County Central Cougars 4-3 last night at LCC in the championship game.  LCC trailed most of the game but the Cougars Dakota Yonts hit a 2 RBI double in the top of the 7th to tie the game up at 3 all but then Knott Central's Nick Johnson delived a bases loaded RBI single in the bottom of the 7th to give the Patriots the win in a hard fought game by both teams.
Austyn Turner from Knott Central was named the tournament MVP.  Both teams will advance to next week's 14th Region Tournament at Buckhorn starting on Monday.

Letcher County Central and Jenkins will both play in the 14th Region Softball Tournament starting Monday at Letcher County Central.  

LCC TRACK AT STATE

Class 2A Region 7 champions, the Letcher County Central Boys and Girls Track Teams will compete this Friday May 23 in the KHSAA State Track and Field Championships at the UK Outdoor Track Complex in Lexington.