HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Belfry, Lawrence County, Jenkins post wins

Belfry took the lead away from Floyd Central in the bottom of the second inning and went on to score a 9-1 win in a game played at Massey Energy Field on Thursday night.

Winning pitcher Molly Fahm allowed just to hits as the Lady Pirates improved to 3-0.

Sydney Stafford tripled and singled, scored twice and batted in three runs. Alexis Bevins doubled and walked twice. He scored three runs and added an RBI. Isabella Howard added two hits, scored two runs, and knocked in one.

Chelsea Johnson singled and scored the lone Floyd Central run. Hannah Lewis was the losing pitcher.

At Goody


FC (1-3)….000 001 0 – 1-2-4

BF (3-0)….042 111 x – 9-10-3


WP –Molly Fahm

LP – Hannah Lewis

Hitting: Chelsea Johnson 1b, 1r, Floyd Central; Sydney Stafford 3b, 1b, 2r, 3 RBI; Alexis Bevins 2b, 2-bb, 3r, 1 RBI; Isabella Howard 2-1b, 2r, 1 RBI, Belfry.

Lawrence County…12


Lawrence County collected 10 hits and cruised to a 12-0 win over Paintsville in a home game played on Thursday night.

Abby Nelson tripled and doubled in two runs and scored twice. Winning pitcher Bree Jones doubled and singled, drove in three runs and scored twice. 

Kensley Feltner singled, walked, scored two times, and added an RBI. Danielle Crum tripled in one run, scored, and walked. Jaylee Maxie doubled and scored.

Destiny Trimble had a pair of singles and Chessa Collins doubled in the loss. Molly Music was the losing pitcher.

At Louisa


PV (1-6)….000 00 –   0-  4-1

LC (5-1)….264 0x – 12-10-0


WP –Bree Jones

LP – Molly Music

Hitting: Destiny Trimble 2-1b; Chessa Collins 2b, Paintsville; Abby Nelson 3b, 2b, 2r, 2 RBI; Bree Jones 2b, 1b, 2r, 3 RBI; Kensley Feltner 1b, bb, 2r, 1 RBI; Danielle Crum 3b, bb, 1r, 1 RBI; Jaylee Maxie 2b, 1r, Lawrence County.

Letcher Central…15


Letcher Central took a big lead early against Harlan and rolled to a 15-0, mercy-rule win over Harlan in a home game played on Thursday night.

Autumn Wampler belted a home run, doubled, walked, drove in two runs, and scored three. Winning pitcher Scarlett Stamper had two hits, including a double, walked, scored a pair of runs and knocked in two.

Kara Holcomb added two hits, scored once, and batted in two while Katie Combs singled three times, scored all three times, and added an RBI.

At Whitesburg


HR (0-2)…..000 –   0-  0-0

LC (2-5)…..528 – 15-11-0


WP – Scarlett Stamper

LP – Mallory McNeil

Hitting: Autumn Wampler HR, 2b, bb, 3r, 2 RBI; Scarlett Stamper 2b, 1b, bb, 2r, 2 RBI; Kara Holcomb 2-1b, 1r, 2 RBI; Katie Combs 3-1b, 3r, 1 RBI, Letcher Central.


Council, Va….5

Phelps’ pitcher Riley Spann struck out 15 batters as the Lady Hornets beat Council (Va.), 11-5, in a home game played on Thursday night.

Makayla Layne had three hits, one a triple, scored and drove in three runs. Spann finished with four hits, including a triple, scored four runs, and batted in two.

Kori Murphy singled twice, scored, and added an RBI. Amelia Casey added an RBI single.

At Phelps


CL (0-2)….320 000 0 –   5-  4-5

PH (2-1)….223 112 x – 11-15-1


WP – Riley Spann 

LP – Chasity Runyon

Hitting: Makayla Layne 3b, 2-1b, 1r, 3 RBI; Riley Spann 3b, 3-1b, 4r, 2 RBI; Kori Murphy 2-1b, 1r, 1 RBI; Amelia Casey 1b, 1 RBI, Phelps.

Shelby Valley…18

East Ridge………0

Shelby Valley had a season-high 25 hits as the Bat Kats defeated East Ridge, 18-0, in a game played on the Reservation on Thursday night.

Winning pitcher Emily Adkins had three hits, including a pair of doubles, scored four runs and drove in four. Kyra Looney doubled three times, singled, and knocked in four runs.

Josie Adkins and Hunter Adkins both added two hits, walked, and scored all three times. Riley Fleming doubled in one run and scored.

Kierstin Coleman was the losing pitcher. 

At Lick Creek


SV (3-2)….572 4 – 18-25-0

ER (0-1)….000 0 –    0-  4-0


WP – Emily Adkins

LP – Kierstin Coleman 

Hitting: Emily Adkins 2-2b, 1b, bb, 4r, 4 RBI; Kyra Looney 3-2b, 1b, 4 RBI; Josie Adkins 2-1b, bb, 3r; Hunter Adkins 2-1b, bb 3r; Riley Fleming 2b, 1r, 1 RBI, Shelby Valley.


Twin Valley, Va…1

Jenkins dominated from the outset and cruised to a 16-1 win over Twin Valley (Va.) in a home game played on Thursday night.

Winning pitcher Marley Sturgill allowed just one hit. She also singled and batted in four runs. Alexis Ritchie belted a home run, doubled twice, and drove in six runs. 

Anna Eldridge had three hits, walked, scored three times, and knocked in three runs. Johanna Banks doubled and singled, scored a pair of runs and drove in two while Jae-leigh Bates doubled, singled, scored two times and added an RBI.

At Jenkins


TV (0-2)…000 1 –   1-  1-3

JK (3-2)….464 2 – 16-12-0


WP – Marley Sturgill

LP – Amber Davis 

Hitting: Alexis Ritchie HR, 2-2b, 6 RBI; Anna Eldridge 3-1b, bb, 3r, 3 RBI; Marley Sturgill 1b, 4 RBI; Johanna Banks 2b, 1b, 2r, 2 RBI; Jae-leigh Bates 2b, 1b, 2r, 1 RBI, Jenkins.