Eastern, Ky. — Floyd Central ( 15-15 ) won the 58th District baseball championship for the first time after a 3-1 victory over Lawrence Co. ( 18-11 ) Wednesday.
58th All-District Team from LCHS
Standing L to R Jake Bentley, Max Martin, Byron Tackett, Jon Little, Nic Kidd, Matt Welch, Luke Hall, Abner Collinsworth. Kneeling L to R Eli Fletcher, Braxton Davis, Braydan Maynard, Jake Derifield, Talon Pollack, Will Lafferty
Will Lafferty suffered the defeat on the mound going five innings, allowing three hits, three runs, walked four and struck out five Jaguars, He also singled offensively.
Abner Collinsworth singled and drove in the lone Bulldog run, Dylan Whitt singled and Eli Fletcher scored a run.
58th District Player of the Year Will Lafferty and LCHS Principal Myram Brady
The 15th Region Baseball draw will be Friday with first round games to be played on Sunday at Stonecrest Park in Prestonsburg.
Lawrence Co. Head Coach Travis Feltner
“… Tough loss for our group, couldn’t muster much offensively and they got the one big hit. Time to regroup and get ready for the region tournament.”