2012 East Kentucky
9-year-old Cal Ripken
After scoring one run in the top of the first inning, the Lake Cumberland All-Stars would fail to score for the rest of the game, falling short to the Scott County All-Stars by a final tally of 12-1, in four innings, on Saturday in the 2012 East Ky. Nine-Year Old Cal Ripken State Tournament at Lexington’s Shillito Park.
The All-Stars scored one run on three hits in the contest, while Scott County exploded for 12 runs on eight hits. Scott County also took advantage of four Lake Cumberland miscues in the 11-run win.
Max Morris, Jonathan Phipps, and Brandon Sloan, each came up with a hit in the loss for Lake Cumberland. The team from Somerset scored their one and only run of the ballgame when lead-off batter Tucker Howard scored on a groundout from Drew Polston.
Lake Cumberland’s other game on the day was also a loss, as the local team fell to the Northern All-Stars, in four innings, 13-2. Once again, errors played a role in the game, as Lake Cumberland committed four in the 11-run loss.
Johnathan Phipps led the charge for Lake Cumberland, tallying a team-high two hits in the contest. Tucker Howard, Drew Polston, and Ethan Bolin, each had a hit in the ballgame.
With two losses, Lake Cumberland was eliminated from tournament action.
LC 100 0 — 1 3 4
SC 237 X — 12 8 2
E - MORRIS 2; McBRYDE; PHIPPS; FOSTER; NICHOLSON. LOB - LAKE CUMB 5; SCOTT CO. 6. HBP - VANVALKENBER; MOORE. SF - FOSTER. SB - MORRIS; SLOAN; FOSTER; NOFFSINGER.
Win - BOND. Loss - HOWARD. Save - None. WP - HOWARD 2; MORRIS; BOND. HBP - by HOWARD (VANVALKENBER); by MORRIS (MOORE). PB - MOORE.
N 009 4 — 13 10 2
LC 110 0 — 2 5 4
E - WASIK; BLACKBURN; HOWARD; MORRIS 2; SLOAN. DP - NORTHERN 1. LOB - NORTHERN 9; LAKE CUMB 4. 2B - BOGGS; HOWARD; PHIPPS 2. HBP - SCEARCE. SB - SCEARCE; PERRY; POWELL; MOWDER; WASIK; SURRATT; JOHNSON 2; POLSTON.
Win - BLACKBURN. Loss - MORRIS. Save - None. WP - BLACKBURN 4; HOWARD 3; MORRIS 3. HBP - by MORRIS (SCEARCE). PB - WASIK
2012 East Kentucky
12-year-old Major 70 Cal Ripken State Tournament
After opening the 2012 East Ky. 12-Year Old Major 70 Cal Ripken State Tournament with an opening-round loss, the Lake Cumberland All-Stars bounced back with a 13-2 win over Louisa-Fort Gay on Sunday afternoon at Veteran’s Park in Lexington.
Lake Cumberland jumped out to an 11-0 lead in the third inning and never looked back, as they came away with an 11-run triumph, scooting their tourney record to 1-1. The All-Stars of Lake Cumberland scored 13 runs on 15 hits.
At the plate, Lake Cumberland was led Chance Stayton, who came away with three hits and a pair of RBI’s. A slew of players — Ty Tevis, Chase Walker, Chase Madden, and Caleb Wonn — all had two hits each in the victory.
On the hill, Jon Ross Debord was credited with the victory. In four innings on the hill, Debord gave up two runs on four hits, while having three strikeouts.
LC 434 002 — 13 15 1
LFG 002 000 — 2 6 2
E - WONN; FELTNER; C FAIRCHILD. LOB - LAKE CU. 7; LOUISA-FG. 6. 2B - TEVIS; WONN. HR - MADDEN; J FAIRCHILD. SF - COTHRON. SB - TEVIS 3; WALKER; BENNETT 2; STAYTON; COTHRON 2; BURRELL; MAYNARD; J FAIRCHILD 2; WILLIAMS 2.
Win - DEBORD. Loss - PARSONS. Save - None. WP - PARSONS 2. BK - PARSONS. PB - WILLIAMS.
CAL RIPKEN BASEBALL STATE TOURNAMENTS
2012 East Kentucky
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