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Third-ranked Central Hardin erupted for 14 runs in the first two innings as it rolled to a 16-3 mercy-rule win over visiting Fort Knox in a 17th District game Tuesday.
Junior Bart Herrin paced the offensive outburst with a two-run single and a three-run double, while freshman Justin Rouse and junior Ryne Morse each had two singles and an RBI.
Senior Zach Ditto tripled and scored twice for the Bruins (20-1, 6-0 district), who had 16 hits as they won their fifth straight.
Sophomore Seth Givan (2-0) struck out seven in five innings. He allowed three earned runs, three walks and two hits.
Fort Knox (3-16, 0-5) lost for the 11th time in 12 games.
Senior Rashaan Allen hit a run-scoring triple for the Eagles, while junior Kyle Gibson singled.
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Coltinn Stabler, Andrew Junek (2), Gilbert Maldonado (4), Zach Legg (4) and Alex Wendel. Seth Givan and Gabe Hogan, Dillon Goodman (3). WP: Givan (2-0). LP: Stabler. 2B: Bart Herrin (CH) 3B: Zach Ditto (CH), Rashaan Allen (FK).
UP NEXT: Central Hardin plays at Elizabethtown at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Fort Knox hosts Washington County at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
LOUISVILLE ATHERTON 10, JOHN HARDIN 5. A seven-run third inning was too much for the host Bulldogs (9-15) to overcome.
John Hardin lost for the eighth time in 10 games.
Senior Zach Miller had a triple and two RBIs, while junior Anthony Hollin chipped in with an RBI double.
Freshman Will Muir (0-2) took the loss. He allowed 10 hits and five earned runs in two innings.
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Matthew Kruwer and Nate De Nicola. Will Muir, Brian Panckey (3) and Landen Sisk. WP: Kruwer. LP: Muir (0-2). 2B: Anthony Hollin (JH), Evan Dyer (A). 3B: Zach Miller (JH), Dyer (A). HR: De Nicola (A).
UP NEXT: John Hardin plays at North Hardin at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
LARUE COUNTY 6, HART COUNTY 5. Sophomore Koy Lindsey singled twice and drove in a run to help the homestanding Hawks hold off 18th District rival Hart County.
The Hawks (9-15, 3-1 district) won their second straight following a four-game losing skid.
Seniors Cole Hughes and Austin Hinton and eighth-grader Cameron Dawson each had an RBI single for LaRue County, which led 5-1 after three innings.
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Cody Underwood and Unknown, Trey Johnson (3). Dylon Hedgespeth, Dalton Metcalf (5) and Koy Lindsey. WP: Hedgespeth. LP: Underwood. S: Metcalf.
UP NEXT: LaRue County plays at Taylor County at 5:30 p.m. today.
JOHN HARDIN 12, FORT KNOX 2 (6 INNINGS). Four players collected multiple hits as the homestanding Lady Bulldogs (5-7, 2-1 district) routed the Lady Eagles (3-13, 0-4).
Junior Kaitlyn Embry paced John Hardin with two doubles and three RBIs, while junior Nawdya Fletcher had two singles and two RBIs. Freshman Melodi Haught hit three singles and drove in run and eighth-grader Paige Geer had two singles and an RBI.
Senior Katlyn Geer (5-7) struck out six in six innings. She allowed five hits and two earned runs.
Senior Demyja Holmes doubled for Fort Knox, which lost its second straight.
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Taylor Stephenson and Ashlee Kohler. Katlyn Geer and Melodi Haught. WP: Geer (5-7). LP: Stephenson. 2B: Kaitlyn Embry (JH), Demyja Holmes (FK).
UP NEXT: John Hardin hosts Meade County at 5:30 p.m. Friday. Fort Knox plays at No. 21 Central Hardin at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
ELIZABETHTOWN 5, NORTH BULLITT 0. Eighth-grader Callie Sondergard struck out four while scattering six hits and two walks to lead the Lady Panthers (8-10) to their second straight win.
Eighth-grader Sarah Beth Hundley went 3-for-3 with a double and an RBI, while freshman Carly Patterson and eighth-grader Taylor Thomas each had two hits and a run.
Sondergard doubled in a run for Elizabethtown, which scored three runs in the bottom of the fourth to break a scoreless tie.
ELIZABETHTOWN 5, NORTH BULLITT 0
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Patricia Mills and Unknown. Callie Sondergard and Rylee Brown. WP: Sondergard. LP: Mills. 2B: Sarah Beth Hundley (E), Sondergard (E).
UP NEXT: Elizabethtown plays at Central Hardin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.