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Somerset and Letcher Central Claim Baseball Titles

By: Jeff Archer Email
By: Jeff Archer Email

Somerset 11
West Jessamine 8

The Somerset Briar Jumpers fell behind 6-0 to West Jessamine before rallying for an 11-8 victory. Senior Scott Moody hit a Grand Slam to lead the Jumpers come back.

Somerset next takes on the Ryle Raiders in Semi-State 5 at St. Henry in Boone County.

Letcher Central 9
Leslie County 7

Letcher Central jumped out to a 6-0 lead, but had to rally after giving up 7 runs in the third inning. Jeramy Johnson capped it off with a go ahead single in the 4th as Letcher Central hung on for the 9-7 win.

John Tucker was named Tournament MVP. He picked up his second win of the tournament.

The Cougars advance to take on the winner of the 15th Region (Johnson Central/Lawrence Co) in Semi-State 8 at Pikeville High School.

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