HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: Duty, Ryan no-hit Tigers; Campbell’s debut spoiled

Pikeville pitchers Isaac Duty and Bash Ryan combined to toss a no-hitter as the Panthers opened the high school baseball season with a 12-0, mercy-rule win over Paintsville on the new turf at Davis Park on Monday night. 

Noah Jarrell had three hits, including a pair of doubles, and drove in three runs. Jeb Wilkerson added a double, walked and added three RBIs.

Jake Lowe singled in two runs and Sam Wright added an RBI single and scored twice. 

At Pikeville


PV (0-1)…000  00 –   0-0-0

PK (1-0)…632  1x – 12-9-0


WP – Isaac Duty

LP – Ashton Miller

Hitting: Noah Jarrell 2-2b,1b, 3 RBI; Jeb Wilkerson 2b, bb, 3 RBI; Jake Lowe 1b 2 RBI; Sam Wright 1b, 2r, 1 RBI.

Greenup County…13

Lawrence County…10

Greenup County took the lead away from Lawrence County in the bottom of the fifth inning and went on to outscore the Bulldogs, 13-10, in the season opener played on Monday night,.

Dylin Whitt belted a solo home run in the loss and drove in three runs. Abner Collinsworth doubled in a pair of runs and scored twice.

Eli Fletcher singled, scored, and batted in two while Jake Derifield singled twice and scored both times.

Talon Pollock was tagged with the loss.

At Greenup


LC (0-1)….000   040   6 – 10-  6-7

GC (1-0)…110   254    x – 13-13-1


WP – Carson Wireman

LP – Talon Pollock

Hitting: Dylin Whitt solo-HR, 3 RBI; Abner Collinsworth 2b, 2r, 2 RBI; Eli Fletcher 1b, 1r, 2 RBI; Jake Derifield 2-1b, 2r, Lawrence County.

Shelby Valley…….11

Martin County……..2

Shelby Valley pounded out 10 hits and jumped ahead early on in beating Martin County, 11-2, in the season opener played on Monday.

Winning pitcher Jaxson Damron aided his own cause with a base hit, walk, run scored and knocked in three runs. Braden Harrids singled and batted in a pair of runs.

Samuel Brown doubled, walked twice scored three runs and knocked in one. Hunter Mullins tripled and singled and scored three times.

Losing pitcher Greyden Proctor singled, walked two times, and batted in two. Damian Cheek doubled and scored.

At Inez


SV (1-0)…..260   010   2 – 11-10-1

MC (0-1)….000   002   0 –   2-  3-7


WP – Jaxson Damron

LP – Greyden Proctor

Hitting: Jaxson Damron 1b, bb, 1r, 3 RBI; Braden Harris 1b, 2 RBI; Samuel Brown 2b, 2-bb, 3r, 1 RBI; Hunter Mullins 3b, 1b, 3r, Shelby Valley; Greyden Proctor 1b, 2-bb, 2 RBI; Damian Cheek 2b, 1r, Martin County.


Breathitt County…2

Prestonsburg rallied to score three runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to edge Breathitt County, 3-2, in the season opener played at StoneCrest Sports Complex on Monday night.

Jon Little had two hits, including a triple, and drove in one run while Nick Kidd doubled in one run and scored. Seth Fitch scored and added an RBI.

Brayden Tussey was the winning pitcher.

At StoneCrest


BC (0-1)….000  200   0 – 2-5-0

PB (1-0)….000  030   x – 3-3-1


WP – Brayden Tussey 

LP – Sebastian Howard

Hitting: Jon Little 3b, 1b, 1 RBI; Nick Kidd 2b, 1r, 1 RBI; Seth Fitch 1r, 1 RBI, Prestonsburg.

Betsy Layne…….4

East Ridge………3

Betsy Layne scored the eventual game-winning run on an error in the bottom of the fifth inning to nip East Ridge, 4-3, in the season opener played at Stanville on Monday.

Keaton Brown had three singles and scored three runs in the win. Reece Music, Cody Smith, and Andrew Kidd had RBI singles.

Hayden Robinette doubled twice and knocked in a pair of runs for the Warriors. Dylan Burdine singled and scored,.

Byron Tackett was the winning pitcher while Kolin Blackburn took the loss.

At Stanville


ER (0-1)…..102   000   0 – 3-4-4

BL (1-0)…..111   010   x – 4-7-4


WP – Byron Tackett

LP – Kolin Blackburn 

Hitting: Hayden Robinette 2-2b, 2 RBI; Dylan Burdine 1b, 1r, East Ridge; Keaton Brown 3-1b, 3r; Reece Music 1b, 1 RBI; Cody Smith 1b, 1 RBI; Andrew Kidd 1 RBI, Betsy Layne.


Magoffin County…17


Magoffin County built a 12-run lead and went on to spoil Pikeville coach Denise Campbell’s debut, 17-6, in the season opener played at Myers Field on Monday.

Winning pitcher Jaden Williams had three hits, including a two-run home run, and batted in four runs. 

Rylie Castle, Katie Howard Jaylynn Lafferty, and Katie Carty all had two hits and drove in a pair of runs each.

Molly Coleman had three hits for the Lady Panthers. She tripled and singled twice, driving in two runs. She scored twice. 

Cassidy Slater tripled home two runs. Gina Jones and Gracie Hall had two hits each and added an RBI. 

At Pikeville


MC (1-0)…..(10)20   003   2 – 17-15-2

PK (0-1)………010   221   0 –   6-10-4


WP – Jaden Williams

LP – Izzi Rose

Hitting: Jaden Williams 2r-HR, 2-1b, bb, 1r, 4 RBI; Katie Carty 2-1b, bb, 3r, 2 RBI; Katie Howard 2b, 1b, 2r, 2 RBI; Rylie Castle 2-1b, bb, 2r, 2 RBI; Jaylynn Lafferty 2-1b, 1r, 2 RBI, Magoffin County; Molly Coleman 3b, 2-1b, 2r, 2 RBI; Cassidy Slater 3b, 2 RBI; Gina Jones 2b, 1b, 1r; Gracie Hall 3b, 1b, 1r, Pikeville.

Lawrence County….10

Pike Central…………0

Lawrence County pushed across six runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to beat Pike Central, 10-0, in the season opener played on Monday.

Winning pitcher Taylor Blevins scattered only two hits – one each off the bats of Jaycie Stanley and Abby Hess.

Allie Triplett double in two runs and walked while Abby Nelson scored once and batted in two.

Abby Maynard doubled in one run and scored twice while Jaylee Maxie singled twice, walked, scored, and added an RBI.

Chloe Hannah was the losing pitcher.

At Louisa


PC (0-1.…000   00 –   0-2-3

LC (1-0)….101   26 – 10-7-1


WP – Taylor Blevins 

LP – Chloe Hannah

Hitting: Jaycie Stanley 1b; Abby Hess 1b, Pike Central; Allie Triplett 2b, bb, 2 RBI; Abby Nelson 1r, 2 RBI; Jaylee Maxie 2-1b, bb, 1r, 1 RBI; Abby Maynard 2b, 2r, 1 RBI, Lawrence County.


Martin County…1

Russell scored nine runs over the final two innings to beat Martin County, 11-1, in the season opener played on Monday night.

Losing pitcher Savannah Young had a pair of singles in the loss. Keilan Jewell singled and scored the Lady Cardinals lone run.

At Russell


MC (0-1)…000    01 – 1-3-6

RS (1-0)….101    45 –11-7-2


WP – Audrey Patel

LP – Savannah Young

Hitting: Savannah Young 2-1b; Keilan Jewell 1b, 1r, Martin County.