Eastern, Ky Lawrence Co. ( 28-6 ) won the 58th District softball title for the seventh straight year with a 12-2 victory over Floyd Central ( 14-17 ) Wednesday night.
2022 58th District Champions
L to R Kneeling Abby Nelson, Ella Fitzpatrick, Kensley Feltner, Allie Triplett, Abby Maynard. L to R Standing Bobby Preece, James Jones, Caroline See, Ella Smith, Dani Crum, Leah Branham, oShelby Blevins, Sam Sparks, Camber Maxie-Stepp, Bree Jones, Taylor Blevins, Jaylee Maxie, Gracie Preece, Cassie Damron, Emalyn Kitts, Kenny Horn
Bree Jones had four hits, one RBI and scored twice, Dani Crum had two hits including a double, drove in three runs and scored twice, Shelby Blevins had two hits including a double and drove in three runs, Kensley Feltner had two hits including a double, drove in one and scored twice, Abby Nelson had two hits including a double, drove in a run and scored once, Abby Maynard had two hits and drove in a run, Gracie Preece doubled, drove in one and scored a run, Allie Triplett scored twice, Camber Maxie-Stepp and Ella Smith scored a run each.
Taylor Blevins went the distance to get the win in the circle, she struck out 12, allowed five hits, gave up two earned runs and walked none.
FCHS 0 0 0 0 2 0 = 2
LCHS 2 0 0 4 1 5 = 12
58th District Co-Players of the Year
Taylor Blevins and Allie Triplett
The Bulldogs will open up the 15th Region tournament which will be held at Belfry on Monday at 5:00 versus Shelby Valley ( 23-15 ).
2022 58th All District
L to R Kensley Feltner, Bree Jones, Gracie Preece, Dani Crum, Taylor Blevins, Allie Triplett
Lawrence Co. Head Coach Kenny Horn
“ That was 7 District championships in a row for Lawrence Co. with a perfect record. Both are great accomplishments but not to lose a district game over that time frame is pretty awesome! Kids played well and took care of business. Now it’s on to the one that matters.”