HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Lady Cougars cruise; Valley wins All A opener

Letcher Central pounded out 11 hits and erupted for 10 runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to score a 14-1 win over Pike Central in a home game played on Monday.

Makennah Johnson was the winning pitcher, allowing just two hits as the Lady Cougars improved to 3-1. Lily Blackburn took the loss for the Lady Hawks, now 1-4.

Autumn Wampler doubled, scored a pair of runs and drove in three. Chloe Wampler added a single while scoring one run and knocking in two. Abigail McDougal tripled in one run and scored twice.

Kaden Hess singled home one run for Central. Emily Lawson had the only other hit.

At Ermine


PC (1-4)….001  0    0 –   1-  2-4

LC (3-1)….013  (10)x – 14-11-1


WP – Makennah Johnson

LP – Lily Blackburn

Hitting: Kaden Hess 1b, 1 RBI; Emily Lawson 1b, Pike Central; Autumn Wampler 2b, 2r, 3 RBI; Chloe Wampler 1b, 1r, 2 RBI; Abigail McDougal 3b, 2r, 1 RBI; Raygan Anderson 2b, 2-1b; Madison Parsons 1b, 2r, Letcher Central.

Shelby Valley…16


Shelby Valley dominated Jenkins and rolled to a 16-0 win in the opening round of the 15th Region All A tournament played on Monday night.

Macy Salyers was the winning pitcher, allowing just one hit as the BatKats improved to 3-0.

Maggie Hall had three hits, including a double. She drove in three runs. Olivia Bowling added three singles, scored a pair of runs and drove in two. Lily Napier finished with two hits, scored two runs, and added a pair of RBIs. Riley Fleming had two hits, scored two runs, and knocked in two runs.

At Robinson Creek


WP – Macy Salyers

Hitting: Maggie Hall 2b, 2-1b, 3 RBI; Olivia Bowling 3-1b, 2r, 2 RBI; Lily Napier 2-1b, 2r, 2 RBI; Riley Fleming 2-1b, 2r, 2 RBI, Shelby Valley.

Johnson Central..4

Warren East………2

Johnson Central moved to 5-0 on the season with a 4-2 win over No. 1-ranked Warren East in a game played on Monday night.

Chloe VanHoose was the winning pitcher.

Mayson Delong finished with three hits, including a double. She scored once and batted in one run. VanHoose singled home one run and Clara Blair had a pair of RBIs.

At Paintsville


WP –  Chloe VanHoose

Hitting: Mayson Delong 2b, 2-1b, 1r, 1 RBI; Chloe VanHoose 1b, 1 RBI; Clara Blair, 2 RBI, Johnson Central.