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April 16, 2018

15-0 start best in school history, AD says

Louisa, Ky. --  In the bottom of the seventh with LC down 9-8, Austin Roe singled sharply to right field and Samual Collinsworth along with Peyton Cyrus scored as the Bulldogs won for the 14th consecutive time to start the 2018 season 10-9 over Letcher Co. Central Friday night at Randy Keeton field.

The Dawgs celebrate with #21 Austin Roe after his game winning hit Friday night at Home. The Dawgs celebrate with #21 Austin Roe after his game winning hit Friday night at Home.

The Dawgs trailed 7-1 after two innings before rallying with a five run fourth inning behind a solo home run from Cyrus and a three run bomb from Jarrett Fairchild who finished with 4 runs batted in.

Cyrus scored three times, Hunter Crum went 2-3 with an RBI, CJ Fairchild had 1 RBI, Jackson Feltner had 2 hits, Tyler Maynard and Brad Parks had 1 hit and scored once.

Maynard pitched three innings allowing no earned runs and picked up the win in relief of starter Feltner. Crum was outstanding in middle relief in two innings of work he also allowed zero earned runs.


On Saturday the Bulldogs traveled to Cannonsburg for a Doubleheader vs Boyd Co. and Cabell Midland, W. Va.


Lawrence Co. 11 Boyd Co. 5 (8 innings)


Peyton Cyrus pitched well in relief to pick up the win and also knocked in the eventual winning run with a single that started a six run rally in the top of the eighth inning to secure win number fifteen in a row for Lawrence Co. to start the season.

 

Peyton Cyrus with the single against Boyd Co. on Saturday. Peyton Cyrus with the single against Boyd Co. on Saturday.

Cyrus went 3-4 including a double, knocked in three and crossed the plate three times, Brad Parks had a huge two run double in the 8th finished with three hits and three RBIs, Austin Roe had a double, Tyler Maynard two hits and one RBI, Jarrett Fairchild a double and RBI, Jackson Feltner one hit and one RBI, CJ Fairchild scored twice and Bryce Blevins had a big hit in the 8th off the bench.


Cabell Midland 15 Lawrence Co. 4


The Knights ( 8-4 ) scored six runs in the fourth and fifth innings each to break open a 3-3 game as the Dawgs fell for the first time this season.

Lawrence Co. was playing for the third time within 20 hours.

Brad Parks went 2-2 with two RBIs and scored once, Austin Roe, Bryce Blevins and Jarrett Fairchild had one hit each. Peyton Cyrus scored two runs, Hunter Crum scored once.

The Dawgs will get some much needed rest and won’t play again until Thursday at home vs Lewis Co. and then travel to Huntington to play in a wooden bat tourney on Friday and Saturday.

Lawrence Co. Head Coach Travis Feltner

COACH'S COMMENTS

“... We won a wild one against Letcher Co. Central after falling behind early. We were fortunate to pull out the victory.”

“... Long day and weekend for us. Great win against a good Boyd Co. team. Cabell Midland is a solid club, but I wasn’t disappointed in them. Hated to take one like that but that first loss was coming sooner or later. I’m positive now that the 15-0 start would be best in school history.”

 

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