14TH REGION SOFTBALL: Lady Cougars fall to Perry Central in semifinals

Letcher Central saw a two-run lead slip away as Perry Central pushed across four runs in the top of the fifth inning and went on to beat the Lady Cougars, 11-5, in the 14th Region tournament semifinals played at Powell County High School on Monday night.

Losing pitcher Makennah Johnson belted a home run, singled, and drove in a pair of runs as Letcher Central ended its season at 25-11. Chloe Wampler, Raygan Anderson and Gracie McDougal all singled and scored one run apiece.

At Stanton



PC (29-9)……000  042  5 – 11-10-4

LC (25-11)….002  012  0 –   5-  9-6


WP – Kim Hughes

LP – Makennah Johnson

Hitting: Makennah Johnson HR, 1b, 2 RBI; Chloe Wampler 1b, 1r; Raygan Anderson 1b, 1r; Gracie McDougal 1b, 1r, Letcher Central.

Letcher Central..11

Jackson City……10

Letcher Central held off a late rally from Jackson City to advance to the semifinals with an 11-10 win in a game played on Saturday.

Kyleigh Wright had three singles and drove in four runs while scoring twice. Winning pitcher Makennah Johnson tripled and singled. She batted in three runs.

Scarlett Stamper had two doubles and scored two runs while MacKenzie Nantz singled twice and added an RBI.

At Stanton



JC (22-11).…210  230  2 – 10-14-5

LC (25-10)…140  501  x – 11-13-2


WP – Makennah Johnson

LP – Chloe Smith

Hitting: Kyleigh Wright 3-1b, 2r, 4 RBI; Makennah Johnson 3b, 1b, 3 RBI; MacKenzie Nantz 2-1b, 1 RBI; Scarlett Stamper 2-2b, 2r; Abigail McDougal 2b, 1b, 2r; Raygan Anderson 1b, 1r, 1 RBI, Letcher Central.