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Wednesday’s West Kentucky Cal Ripken State Tournaments at the Elizabethtown Sports Park were rained out and rescheduled for today.
The 8-year-old and 10-year-old tournaments were supposed to start Wednesday at the Sports Park, but heavy afternoon storms forced them to be postponed.
In the 8s, LaRue County plays Fern Creek and West Louisville faces Grayson County at 6 p.m. and Owensboro-Daviess County meets Germantown and Mt. Washington takes on Henderson County at 8 tonight.
The rest of today’s games are on as scheduled. Elizabethtown meets Jeffersontown and Prairie Village takes on St. Matthews at 6, while Breckinridge County meets Edmonson County and Hancock County plays Meade County at 8.
In the 10s, Elizabethtown Blue faces Cumberland County and Meade County meets Jeffersontown at 6 p.m. The nightcaps feature Henderson County against Prairie Village and Breckinridge County taking on Green County at 8.
Today’s other games are EABC Red taking on Blue Lick and Germantown meeting Hikes Point at 6 and LaRue County facing Hikes Point and Scottsville against Owensboro East at 8.
OWENSBORO-DAVIESSCOUNTY16, EABC 0. Owensboro-Daviess County erupted for 13 runs in the fourth inning, cruising past EABC in the first round of the double-elimination tournament in Henderson.
EABC was held to singles by Jey Gregory, Graham Meek and Ben Godfrey. EABC left seven runners on base in the first three innings.
EABC plays Henderson County or Franklin at 9:30 tonight in the consolation bracket.
JEFFERSONTOWN2, EABC 1 (7 INNINGS). EABC was held to two hits – an RBI single by Austin Heideman and a single by Skylar Lucas – as it lost its opening game in pool play at Skyview Park in Jeffersontown.
Coleman Clark allowed three walks and one earned run while striking out five in six innings.
EABC faces Blue Lick at 6 p.m. today.
EABC 20, BLUE LICK 0 (4 INNINGS). Carter Moberly went 3-for-3 with a double, two singles, three RBIs and three runs as EABC routed Blue Lick at Okolona.
Nicholas Kerr was 2-for-3 with a double, three RBIs and a run for EABC, which scored all 20 runs in the first three innings. Seth Laudermilt was a home run shy of the cycle and drove in two runs, while Sander Lucas had two singles, two RBIs and three runs.
EABC plays East Louisville at 8:30 tonight.
SENIOR BABE RUTH
EABC 2, FAIRDALE 0. Spencer Lucas and Trenton Parrett combined on a three-hitter, leading EABC past Fairdale in the first round at Louisville Southern.
Lucas struck out three and gave up just one hit in four innings, while Parrett had four strikeouts and allowed two hits in three innings.
Bart Herrin doubled, while Troy Riggs had two singles and Garrett Ray singled.
EABC plays Jeffersontown B at 8 tonight at Okolona.