HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Man falls to Sherman; Pikeville, Paintsville post wins

Sherman forced a winner-take-all game as the Tide shutout Man, 2-0, in the Class A sectional tournament championship round game played at Man on Tuesday night. 

Man hurler Morgan Copper allowed only one hit in the loss. 

Ashlee Tomblin had an extra base hit in the loss. 

At Man 


SH (17-8),,,,,,000 100 1 – 2-1-0 

MN (12-4)….000 000 0 – 0-5-3 


WP – Chloe Treadway 

LP – Morgan Cooper 

Hitting: Ashlee Tomblin 2b, Man. 


Martin County…0 

Pikeville pounded out 16 hits and the Lady Panthers scored a 15-0 win over Martin County in a game played at Myers Field on Tuesday night. 

Pikeville honored its four seniors – Kelcie Adams, Hannah Akers, Emily Ford, and Olivia Hall prior to the game. 

Larren Collins had a big night with a home run and double. She scored twice and drove in four runs. Shana Ray added three singles, scored twice, and batted in three runs.  

Winning pitcher Emily Ford collected four hits, including a double, scored twice, and knocked in two runs. Hannah Akers singled twice and batted in two runs while scoring twice. Cassidy Slater singled in a pair of runs and scored. 

KK Osendott took the loss for the Lady Cardinals.  

At Pikeville 


MC (8-14)…..000 – 0- 0-0 

PK (17-8)……708 – 15-16-0 


WP – Emily Ford 

LP – KK Osendott 

Hitting: Larren Collins HR, 2b, 2r, 4 RBI; Shana Ray 3-1b, 2r, 3 RBI; Emily Ford 2b, 3-1b, 2r, 2 RBI; Hannah Akers 2-1b, 2r, 2 RBI; Cassidy Slater 1b, 2r, 2 RBI, Pikeville. 

Boyd County….12 

Lawrence County…0 

Boyd County grabbed an early lead over Lawrence County and went on to blank the Lady Bulldogs, 12-0, in a game played at Louisa on Tuesday night. 

Allie Triplett was the losing pitcher. 

Danielle Crum tripled for the only extra base hits for the Lady Bulldogs, who managed just five for the game. 

At Louisa 


BC (19-8)….103 305 – 12-13-0 

LC (22-6)….000 000 – 0- 5-2 


WP –Kylie Thompson 

LP – Allie Triplett 

Hitting: Danielle Crum 3b, Lawrence County. 



Paintsville scored five runs in the top of the first inning and the Lady Tigers went on to defeat Belfry, 9-5, in a game played at Massey Energy Field on Tuesday night. 

Maggie Music had three hits and drove in four runs while Ashley Wells singled twice, scored three runs, and added an RBI. 

Carrigan Ratliff had two hits and scored two runs while driving in one. Mattie Ratliff singled two times and scored. 

Laney Bledsoe was the winning pitcher. 

Losing pitcher Molly Fahm doubled and singled in the loss. She scored one run and batted in three. Natalie Fite had two hits and scored two runs. Linzee Phillips singled, walked and scored. 

At Goody 


PV (12-14)….502 010 1 – 9-10-2 

BF (15-9)……202 001 0 – 5- 8-4 


WP – Laney Bledsoe 

LP – Molly Fahm 

Hitting: Maggie Music 3-1b, 4 RBI; Ashley Wells 2-1b, 3r, 1 RBI; Carrigan Ratliff 2-1b, 2r, 1 RBI; Mattie Ratliff 2-1b, 1r, Paintsville; Molly Fahm 2b, 1b, 1r, 3 RBI; Natalie Fite 2b, 2-1b, 2r; Linzee Phillips 1b, bb, 1r, Belfry. 

Perry Central……….6 

Johnson Central….5 

Perry Central’s Kyra McAlarnis singled in two runs to cap a four-run, seventh inning to lift the Lady Commodores to a stunning 6-5 win over Johnson Central in a game played in Hazard on Tuesday night. 

Randi Delong had a pair of home runs and knocked in three runs in the loss. Kendal Hall singled in two runs and Mayson Delong added two hits and scored a run. 

Maddie Vaughn was the losing pitcher. 

At Hazard 


JC (17-9)…….201 020 0 – 5-10-3 

PCC (23-4)….010 001 4 – 6-14-1 


WP – Kim Hughes 

LP – Maddie Vaughn  

Hitting: Randi Delong 2-HR, 3 RBI; Kendal Hall 1b, 2 RBI; Mayson Delong 2-1b, 1r, Johnson Central. 

Magoffin County….16 


Magoffin County scored 13 runs over the final two innings to pull away and beat Prestonsburg, 16-2, in a game played on Tuesday night. 

Winning pitcher Jaden Williams belted a home run and double. She scored twice and knocked in two. Scarlett McCarty singled three times and batted in three runs.  

Jaylynn Lafferty singled, walked, scored, and added a pair of RBIs. Katie Howard doubled, singled, and scored three times. 

Lainie Prater hit a home run and doubled in the loss. Losing pitcher Haleigh Jefferson doubled and scored while Rachel Roberts doubled in one run. 

At StoneCrest 


MC (9-10)….210 076 – 16-14-0 

PB (6-14)…..000 011 – 2- 6-3 


WP – Jaden Williams 

LP – Haleigh Jefferson 

Hitting: Jaden Williams HR, 2b, 2r, 2 RBI; Scarlett McCarty 3-1b, 3 RBI; Jaylynn Lafferty 1b, bb, 1r, 2 RBI; Katie Howard 2b, 1b, 3r, Magoffin County; Lainie Prater HR, 2b; Haleigh Jefferson 2b, 1r; Rachel Roberts 2b, 1 RBI, Prestonsburg.