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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County School domination
The Boy’s 12th Regional Tournament tipped off last night at The PC Gym, and even though the homestanding Maroons opened tourney play in Friday’s first game on their home court, it was arch-rival Southwestern that owned the paint in the third meeting this season between the two clubs.
Lady Warriors survive cross-town opener
A tale of two halves — that’s how the opening round of the Girl’s 12th Regional Tournament unfolded last night at Lincoln County High School, when rivals Southwestern and Somerset squared off in an elimination game for both clubs.
Pulaski boys place second in state indoors
After pulling off one of the program’s best-ever track and field state meet performances last spring, the Pulaski County High School boys track team followed it up with a runner-up finish in the Class AAA Indoor State Track & Field Championships this past weekend at Mason County High School.
Maroons win fifth straight title
When the dust had settled at Casey County High School on Saturday night, the drive for five was very much alive.
For the fifth consecutive season, the road to a 47th District championship runs straight through Pulaski County High School.
Last night against the homestanding Rebels, Al Gover and the Maroons won their fifth consecutive district crown, by holding back a furious second half rally by Casey County, topping the Rebels by a 72-63 margin.
Lady Rebels too much for Somerset
It had been 13 long years since the Somerset Lady Jumpers basketball team had brought home a district tourney championship.
Lady Warriors win back-to-back titles
The Lady Warriors were able to fight through the adversity and pull out the win and the title of 48th District Champions, 51-45.
Warriors fall to Wayne Co. in finals
Southwestern came into last night’s Boys 48th District Championship game having won three district titles in a row.
The Warriors’ string of district championships was put to an end last night at the Wigwam, as the Wayne County Cardinals came away with 76-66 win to claim a district banner of their own.
Maroons breeze past Rockcastle
After losing two of their final three games to close out the regular season to Southwestern and West Jessamine in blowout defeats, the Pulaski County Maroons were wounded and weary as they limped into the post season with a 15-12 record on the year.
Jumpers’ season comes to an end
My how things can change in a span of only a year.
Last season, the Somerset Briar Jumpers — thanks to a solid post-season run — experienced the euphoria of winning on the grand stage, advancing all the way to the championship game of the Boy’s 12th Regional Tournament before falling to Wayne County.
Nate Roskind signs with Pikeville
At 6-feet-four inches and 265 pounds, Pulaski County’s Nate Roskind wasn’t too hard to find on Friday night’s last fall.
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