HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Bobcats rally past Cardinals; Man edges C’ville

Betsy Layne rallied for three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to earn a wild come-from-behind win over Martin County, 10-9, in a home game played on Wednesday night.

The Bobcats, now 4-15, trailed 7-0 going to the bottom of the fourth inning. Five runs crossed the plate and then two more in the seventh to tie the game at 9-9.

Brady Hall had two hits, including a double, and drove in three runs while scoring twice. Cameron Pente, winning pitcher Brady Robinson and Keaton Brown each knocked in a pair of RBIs.

At Stanville


MC (10-17)…330  111  0 –  9-14-1

BL (4-15)……000  502  3 – 10-10-0


WP – Brady Robinson

Hitting: Brady Hall 2b, 1b, 2r, 3 RBI; Cameron Pente 1b, 2r, 2 RBI; Brady Robinson 1b, 1r, 2 RBI; Keaton Brown 2b, 1r, 2 RBI, Betsy Layne.



Man scored a pair of runs in the seventh inning and then plated three in the bottom of the eighth inning to slip past Chapmanville, 6-5, in a game played at William “Tootie” Carter Field on Wednesday night.

Winning pitcher Preston Blankenship singled in one run and scored as the Hillbillies improved to 11-8. Josh Lamber added two singles and batted in one run. Caleb Blevins and Cam Fyre singled, walked and scored twice.

Tyson Thompson singled in a pair of runs for the Tigers, now 7-15. Jake Justice had three hits, one a double, scored and drove in one run. Seth Workman added an RBI single.

Jacob Topping was the losing pitcher in relief.

At Man


CR (7-15)…..011  001  02 – 5-7-3

MN (11-8)….001  000  23 – 6-7-4


WP – Preston Blankenship

LP – Jacob Topping

Hitting: Tyson Thompson 1b, 2 RBI; Jake Justice 2b, 2-1b, 1r, 1 RBI; Seth Workman 1b, 1 RBI, Chapmanville; Caleb Blevins 1b, bb, 2r; Preston Blankenship 1b, 1r, 1 RBI; Josh Lambert 2-1b, 1 RBI; Cam Frye, 1b, bb, 2r, Man.

Lawrence Co…….4

Greenup County…1

Lawrence County continued to get outstanding pitching down the stretch as the Bulldogs beat Greenup County, 4-1, in a game played at home on Wednesday night.

Winninng pitcher Jake Dearfield scattered five hits as the Bulldogs moved to 22-4.

Bryce Blevins doubled in one run and scored while Braydan Maynard and Ethan Whitt both reached base and scored.

At Louisa


GC (15-15)…..000  100  0 – 1-5-5

LC (22-4)……300  010  x – 4-4-2


WP – Jake Dearfield

LP – Jonah Gibson

Hitting: Bryce Blevins 2b, 1r, 1 RBI: Braydan Maynard 1r; Ethan Whitt 1r; Nick Collinsworth 1r, Lawrence County.

Breathitt County…4

Magoffin County…1

Magoffin County’s offense was silent for much of the game as Breathitt County scored a 4-1 win over the Hornets in a game played on Wednesday.

Losing pitcher Lucas Litteral had a pair of singles and Caleb Howard singled and scored the lone run for Magoffin County, which dropped to 15-9.

At Salyersville


BC (11-16)……003  010  0 – 4-6-0

MC (15-9)……000  000  1 – 1-3-2


WP – Jake Combs

LP – Lucas Litteral

Hitting: Lucas Litteral 2-1b; Caleb Howard 1b, 1r, Magoffin County.

Harlan County….10

Shelby Valley……0

Harlan County pitcher Karsten Dixon held Shelby Valley to just two hits as the Black Bears rolled to a 10-0 win in a game played Wednesday night.

Sam Brown was the losing pitcher for the Wildcats, now 9-17. He also had a base hit along with Ben Johnson. Only one other Wildcat reached base.

At Harlan


SV (9-17)…..000  00 –  0-2-5

HC (10-17)…204  31 – 10-9-0


WP – Karsten Dixon

LP – Sam Brown

Hitting: Ben Johnson 1b; Sam Brown 1b, Shelby Valley.