Hawks run record to 7-1; Lady Panthers roll

LaRue County’s Kaleb Graham watches his fly ball in Tuesday’s game against Murray at Shaw Field in Campbellsville.

LaRue County ran its record to 7-1 on the season with a 7-2 win Tuesday afternoon over Murray in the Taylor County Spring Break Turf Baseball Classic.

Brooks Brackett and Kaleb Graham had two hits each for LaRue County, while Conner Baker drove in a pair of runs as did Graham.

Caden Davis worked the first four innings on the mound and gave up a pair of runs. Brian Sanchez pitched the final three innings and allowed just one hit.

The Hawks scored four runs in the first inning and leading 4-2, scored three more in the top of the fifth inning.

LaRue County plays today at 6 p.m. against Boyle County in the tournament.

BARDSTOWN 6, ELIZABETHTOWN 2. The Panthers were held to two hits on the road as they fell Tuesday to the Tigers in the Keaton Hall Wood Bat Memorial in Bardstown.

Tigers’ senior pitcher Will Koger struck out 16 Panthers. The U of L signee allowed two hits – singles by Eli Brown and Ryder Gregory.

The Panthers led 2-1 heading to the bottom of the fourth, but the Tigers scored four runs to grab the lead.

Caleb Adams went the distance on the mound for the Panthers, 3-2, allowing three hits and four earned runs. Adams had tossed a no-hitter in his previous start against Marion County last Thursday.

E’town plays at home Saturday against South Oldham.

APOLLO 12, JOHN HARDIN 0. The Bulldogs were held to one hit, a single by Quintin Clay in a loss Tuesday in the Keaton Hall Wood Bat Memorial in Bardstown.

Logan Thompson, Isiah Covell and Clay all pitched for the Bulldogs, who dropped to 0-5.

John Hardin plays Monday at LaRue County.

CENTRAL HARDIN 11, APOLLO 2. The Bruins picked up their first win in three starts this season Tuesday with a rout of Apollo in the Keaton Hall Wood Bat Memorial in Bardstown.

The Bruins play again today in Bardstown.


CENTRAL WINS TWO. The Lady Bruins improved to 7-0 with a pair of wins Tuesday in the Lady Patriot Classic in Lincoln County.

Central defeated Mercer Coun­ty, 9-4, and Grayson County, 12-1.

Against Grayson County, Lynlee Britian drove in three runs, while Jenna Smith, Emma Case and Lilly Padgett knocked in two each as Central Hardin rolled.

Padgett had three hits, Britian two and Kelsey Waters two. Kaitlyn Williams tossed five innings and Skylar Snodgrass one as they combined for a five-hitter.

Against Mercer County, Central Hardin fell behind 3-0 after the first inning and then stormed back to win.

Waters went 3-for-3 with three runs batted in and Macey Martin had a pair of hits, drove in two runs and scored three times.

Eleecia Hager tossed a five-hitter in going the distance.

ELIZABETHTOWN 7, MARION CO. 1. Eliza­bethtown plated two runs in the first inning and added three more in the second inning Tuesday and went on to beat host Marion County, 7-1.

Natalie Shaw and Taytum Spiers had three hits apiece, while Alyssa Philpot and Heidi Tipton added two hits each as the Lady Panthers improved to 2-2.

Philpot, Spiers and Shaw belted home runs for Elizabethtown.

Kylie McKinney threw all seven innings for E’town with eight strikeouts.

Elizabethtown plays Thursday at Sacred Heart.

ALLEN CO.-SCOTTSVILLE 19, NORTH HARDIN 8. The Lady Trojans lost their fourth straight game with a four-inning loss Tuesday night in the Lady Patriot Classic in Lincoln County.

Tone Melton and Emilee Fife had two hits each for North Har­din, 2-4.

Melton, Emma Corder and Lillian Jones drove in two runs each.

North Hardin plays Grayson County on Friday in the Grayson County Spring Break Bash.

MEADE CO. 6, OHIO CO. 2. Hannah English drove in two runs and Mary Morgan and Autumn Rodgers combined for 16 strikeouts Tuesday as Meade County won at home.

Meade County now is 5-1 and plays Thursday at Butler County.

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