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March 29, 2018

 

Louisa, Ky For the first time in school history Lawrence Co. will field a middle school volleyball team and the girls are learning in their first season. The squad doesn’t have much experience but is learning from each practice and game.

 

2018 Lawrence Co. Middle School VolleyDawgs

2018 Lawrence Co. Middle School VolleyDawgs --  Olivia Gundy, Hailey Flannery, Layne York, Isabela Coburn, Hannah Delong, Ava Sullenger, Beth Maynard, Tyecca Dickson, Hannah Eldridge, Emma Halfhill, Jaylee Maxie, Riley Sammons, Sofia Marcum, Emily Cline, Grace Hylton, Kierra Fitch, Desirae Ferguson, Hannah Fitch, Riley McClanahan, Mia Bartley, Lauren Hogston, Rikki Staniford, Dakota Murphy, Katelin Robinson, Abby Lycans, Victoria Penix, Addisyn Skeens, Drew Compton, Hannah May, Abi Caldwell, T.K Ellis, Sara Shannon, Hannah Sparks, Brooklyn Howard, Kyleah Ward, Whitney Moore, Olivia May, Shelby Hughes  Head Coach Sharon Sparks Assistant Coach Teresa Belcher2018 Lawrence Co. Middle School VolleyDawgs -- Olivia Gundy, Hailey Flannery, Layne York, Isabela Coburn, Hannah Delong, Ava Sullenger, Beth Maynard, Tyecca Dickson, Hannah Eldridge, Emma Halfhill, Jaylee Maxie, Riley Sammons, Sofia Marcum, Emily Cline, Grace Hylton, Kierra Fitch, Desirae Ferguson, Hannah Fitch, Riley McClanahan, Mia Bartley, Lauren Hogston, Rikki Staniford, Dakota Murphy, Katelin Robinson, Abby Lycans, Victoria Penix, Addisyn Skeens, Drew Compton, Hannah May, Abi Caldwell, T.K Ellis, Sara Shannon, Hannah Sparks, Brooklyn Howard, Kyleah Ward, Whitney Moore, Olivia May, Shelby Hughes Head Coach Sharon Sparks Assistant Coach Teresa Belcher

The LMS VolleyDawgs have played three games this year and have come up short in each one but have progressed each time out.

The middle school program will be a tremendous help at the high school level in the future.

 

Lawrence Co. Middle VolleyDawgs 8th Graders --   L to R Top Katelin Robinson, Shelby Hughes, Kyleah Ward, Whitney Moore, Beth Maynard  L to R Bottom Hannah Fitch, Emma Halfhill, Olivia May, Rikki Staniford, Mia BartleyLawrence Co. Middle VolleyDawgs 8th Graders -- L to R Top Katelin Robinson, Shelby Hughes, Kyleah Ward, Whitney Moore, Beth Maynard L to R Bottom Hannah Fitch, Emma Halfhill, Olivia May, Rikki Staniford, Mia Bartley

 

Remaining Schedule

*  Tonight vs Martin Middle at Home
5:30 A B C teams in action.

*  April 10th at Home vs Sure Foundations Christian at 5:30 A B C teams in action.

*  April 12th At Home
A vs B and B vs C at 5:30

*  April 17th at Martin Middle
5:30

*  April 24th at Home 8th Grade night
A vs B and B vs C at 5:30

 


VolleyDawgs A team

 L to R Top Captain Shelby Hughes, Olivia May L to R Third row Hannah Sparks, Abby Lycans, Kyleah Ward, Abi Caldwell, Victoria Penix, T.K. Ellis L to R Second row Drew Compton, Sara Shannon, Addisyn Skeens L to R Front row Whitney Moore, Brooklyn HowardL to R Top Captain Shelby Hughes, Olivia May L to R Third row Hannah Sparks, Abby Lycans, Kyleah Ward, Abi Caldwell, Victoria Penix, T.K. Ellis L to R Second row Drew Compton, Sara Shannon, Addisyn Skeens L to R Front row Whitney Moore, Brooklyn Howard

 


Head Coach Sharon Sparks

COACH'S COMMENT

“... This is our first season ever. The community support has been phenomenal. The team has shown great improvement at every game so far.”

 

March 28, 2018

 

Fort Gay, W. Va. --  Tolsia evened their record at 3-3 with a 8-1 victory over Ambassador Christian (2-3) Tuesday night in the Rebels home opener.Junior pitcher Austin Bailey picked up the home victory over ACA Tuesday.Junior pitcher Austin Bailey picked up the home victory over ACA Tuesday.

Tolsia Junior Austin Bailey went six innings to pick up the victory. Bailey only allowed a first inning run on a bases loaded walk, Senior Kyler Speer pitched the seventh to close out the victory.

Blake Conn had 2 hits, Eric Williams had an RBI sacrifice fly, Cole Perry, Jared Switzer and Bailey scored a run, Ray Perkins had a single.

Even though the weather hasn’t been very good so far the Rebels have played decent baseball.

Tolsia has beaten Teays Valley Christian 15-3, Hannan 23-3 and last nights win. The Rebels lost to a good East Carter team 10-2, #3 Williamstown 8-2 after leading 2-1 going to the bottom of the sixth and at Ironton St. Joe 4-3 in extra innings this past Saturday.

Williams has hit home runs from both sides of the plate so far, Switzer is off to a good start at the plate as well.

Tolsia baseball Senior Ray Perkins with the bunt single in the first inning vs ACATolsia baseball Senior Ray Perkins with the bunt single in the first inning vs ACA

Weather permitting Tolsia will travel to Lincoln Co. on Thursday and Oak Hill on Saturday before hosting Mingo Central on Monday.

 

Rebel Baseball 2018

Tolsia baseball 2018: L to R top Austin Bailey, Cole Perry, Eric Williams, Caleb Meredith, Ross Lycans, Cohen Thacker, Blake Conn  Bottom L to R Jacob Copley, Jared Switzer, Brandon Mollet, Ray Perkins, Billy Perry, Kyler Speer, Nic Blackburn, Trey Smith  Missing from picture Dustin Bailey, Wade Blackburn and Carson StuartTolsia baseball 2018: L to R top Austin Bailey, Cole Perry, Eric Williams, Caleb Meredith, Ross Lycans, Cohen Thacker, Blake Conn Bottom L to R Jacob Copley, Jared Switzer, Brandon Mollet, Ray Perkins, Billy Perry, Kyler Speer, Nic Blackburn, Trey Smith Missing from picture Dustin Bailey, Wade Blackburn and Carson Stuart

 

 

March 26, 2018

Bulldogs off to 3-0 start in early season games


Allen, Ky. --  Lawrence Co. (3-0) started 58th District play on Friday evening at Stumbo Park by outscoring Betsy Layne 29-0 in 10 innings to get the Doubleheader sweep.

The Bulldogs sent eight pitchers to the hill and one only gave up 2 hits while striking out 17 Bobcat hitters in both games.

Bulldog hurler Tyler Maynard threw three innings gave up one hit and zero runs at Betsy Layne Friday evening.Bulldog hurler Tyler Maynard threw three innings gave up one hit and zero runs at Betsy Layne Friday evening.
Lawrence Co. 17 Betsy Layne 0 (Game one)

The Bulldogs scored 9 runs in the bottom of the first and 5 more in the second and finished with 12 hits in the first game.

Tyler Maynard went three innings to get the victory striking out 5 and allowing 1 hit he also helped his own cause with 2 hits, 2 RBIs and scored three times. Brad Parks, Hunter Crum and Jarrett Fairchild combined to finish out the other two innings.

 

Austin Roe had four RBIs in a sweep of Betsy Layne Austin Roe had four RBIs in a sweep of Betsy Layne

Austin Roe went 2-2 with 2 RBIs, Brad Parks had a double, RBI and scored twice. Peyton Cyrus 1 hit and scored 3 runs, Bryce Blevins 1 hit, 1 run and 2 RBIs, Jarrett Fairchild 1 hit, 2 runs and 1 RBI, Hunter Crum 1 hit, 1 run and 1 RBI, Jackson Feltner 1 hit and 1 run, Blue Fletcher 1 hit and 1 run, Samual Collinsworth 1 hit and Kade Sword scored a run.

 

Lawrence Co. 12 Betsy Layne 0  (Game two)

The Dawgs scored 7 runs in the second inning and cruised to the sweep.

Jackson Feltner went 3 innings striking out 6 and allowing only 1 hit to get the win. Jacob Fletcher, Tyler Blackburn and Peyton Cyrus closed out the last 2 innings on the mound.

Bulldog leadoff man Peyton Cyrus scored five times Friday evening in 58th District action vs Betsy Layne.Bulldog leadoff man Peyton Cyrus scored five times Friday evening in 58th District action vs Betsy Layne.

The Bulldogs only had three hits but Betsy Layne committed 7 errors. Peyton Cyrus had 2 of those three including a double and scored twice.

Lucas Maynard doubled and scored twice, Austin Roe had 2 RBIs, Tyler Maynard 2 RBIs and scored once, Jarrett Fairchild 1 RBI and 1 run, Hunter Crum 1 RBI, Brad Parks scored 3 times and Jackson Feltner scored once.


Lawrence Co. will return to action on Tuesday in their first home game of the year vs Prestonsburg in a 58th District game.

 

 

 

 

Lawrence Co. Junior Catcher Austin Roe

CATCHER'S COMMENTS

“... It’s always great to start off district play strong and build confidence as we start off this season. We had a lot of guys pitch and they all did good. It’s good for our staff to get as many looks as possible early in the season.”

 

 

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