APRIL 20, 2015
LOUISA, KY – The LMS Lady Bulldogs held their 5th Annual Lady Bulldog Tournament this past Friday & Saturday (April 17 &18). The tourney consisted of 6 teams…..Boyd Co., Pikeville, East Carter, Johnson Central, Lawrence Co., & Russell. The championship game on Saturday consisted of Boyd Co. vs Pikeville. The Lions took home the trophy with the pounding over Pikeville 16-4.
The Bulldogs squared off with the Russell Red Devils on Friday night to get the tourney started. Seventh grader Mackenzie Methax picked up the win for the Dawgs in the circle as the bats came to life as Lawrence Co. won 7-4.
Games began on Saturday at 9:00 am and the last game finished up almost 9:00 pm as mother nature had the sun shining and 80 degree weather. Lawrence Co. played Pikeville at 11:15 Saturday morning as Pikeville fought back late in the game to squeeze out a 3-2 victory over the Dawgs. The Bulldogs played for 3rd place against the East Carter in the night cap after the Boyd Co./Pikeville game. Methax and the Dawgs had the lead going into the 5th inning but with a few errors and walks East Carter took the lead and didn’t look back as they took the 7-3 win over Lawrence Co and 3rd place.
“The annual event was a success again this year as players and parents packed Lawrence Co.’s softball field,” said assistant coach John Nolan.“On behalf of the LMS players & coaches we would like to thank everyone that donated to make this tournament a success. The businesses stepped up along with some individuals. We would like to also thank the parents that went around and picked up all the trash during the last game and all parents that dealt with all the traffic to the concession stand…..thanks again,” said Nolan.