HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Tigers fall to Admirals; JC gets past Breathitt County

Paintsville saw a three-run lead slip away as Danville rallied to hand the Tigers a 6-3 road loss on Wednesday night.

Losing pitcher Baron Ratliff blasted a home run and knocked in a pair of runs as Tigers fell to 24-9. Gunner Collins added a solo home run and scored twice. Cory Jefferson had a pair of singles.

At Danville


PV (24-9)….102  000  0 – 3-7-1

DV (33-3)….005  001  x – 6-8-1


WP – Christian Howe

LP – Baron Ratliff

Hitting: Baron Ratliff HR, 1b, 2 RBI; Gunner Collins solo-HR, 2b, bb, 2r; Cory Jefferson 2-1b, Paintsville.

Johnson Central…5

Breathitt County…3

Johnson Central used timely hitting to score a 5-3 road win over Breathitt County in a game played on Wednesday night.

Chandler Spradlin tripled, scored, and drove in three runs as the Golden Eagles improved to 20-13. Gavin Crum added an RBI single and Josh Slone singled and scored a pair of runs.

Bryce Spencer was the winning pitcher.

At Jackson


JC (20-13)…..002  300  0 – 5-7-1

BC (13-19)….100  020  0 – 3-5-2


WP – Bryce Spencer

LP – Isaac Bellamy

Hitting: Chandler Spradlin 3b, 1r, 3 RBI; Gavin Crum 1b, 1r, 1 RBI; Josh Slone 1b, 2r, Johnson Central.

Jackson City….12


Jackson City scored seven runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to snap a five-all tie with Jenkins and go on to post a 12-9 win in a game played on Wednesday night.

Nathan Ritchie doubled, walked, and knocked in a pair of runs as the Cavaliers dropped to 4-19. Keegan Bentley singled and batted in a pair of runs. Austin Johnson and John Addington both scored twice.

Landon Mullins took the loss.

At Jackson


JK (4-19)……004  101  3 –  9-9-1

JC (8-8)….…230  700  x – 12-7-4


WP – Brandon Johnson

LP – Landon Mullins

Hitting: Keegan Bentley 1b, bb, 1r, 2 RBI; Nathan Ritchie 2b, bb, 2 RBI; Austin Johnson  1b, bb, 2r; John Addington 2-1b, 2r, Jenkins.



Logan pitcher Dawson Maynard tossed a one-hit shutout as the Wildcats blanked Scott, 6-0, in a game played at Roger Gertz Field on Wednesday night.

Dawson had a big game offensively with two hits, including a triple. He drove in one run as the Wildcats moved to 17-5. Korbin Bostic added a pair of singles, scored twice, and knocked in two runs. Jake Ramey singled in two runs.

At Logan


ST (9-7)……000  000  0 – 0-1-1

LG (17-5)…001  131  x – 6-7-1


WP – Dawson Maynard

LP – Hunter Null

Hitting:  Dawson Maynard 3b, 1b, 1 RBI; Korbin Bostic 2-1b, bb, 2r, 2 RBI; Jake Ramey 1b, bb, 2 RBI; Garrett Williamson 1b, bb, 2r, Logan.


Lawrence Co…8

Belfry rallied to score three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to knock off Lawrence County, 9-8, in a game played at Massey Energy Field on Wednesday night.

Jonathan Banks and Devin Jude had two hits each and both drove in a pair of runs as the Pirates improved to 21-11. Wyatt Webb, Jake Varney, and Parker Hall each singled in one run.

Chase Justice was the winning pitcher.

Nick Collinsworth singled in two runs for the Bulldogs, now 25-6. Blue Fletcher doubled and singled. Braydan Maynard added two doubles. Both scored one run each. Bryce Blevins and Jake Dearfield added RBI hits.

Braxton Davis took the loss.

At Goody


LC (25-6)……..010  031  12 – 8-13-6

BF (21-11)……200  030  13 – 9-11-4


WP – Chase Justice

LP – Braxton Davis

Hitting: Blue Fletcher 2b, 1b, bb, 1r; Braydan Maynard 2-2b, 1r; Bryce Blevins 2-1b, 1r, 1 RBI; Jake Dearfield 3-1b, 1r, 1 RBI; Nick Collinsworth 1b, 2 RBI, Lawrence County; Jonathan Banks 2-1b, 1r, 2 RBI; Devin Jude 2-1b, 2-bb, 2 RBI; Steven Banks 1b, 2-bb, 1r; Wyatt Webb 1b, 1 RBI; Jake Varney 1b, 1 RBI; Parker Hall 1b, 1 RBI, Belfry.

Letcher Central…6


Letcher Central built a five-run lead early on against Hazard and held on for a 6-4 in a game played at Cougar Field on Wednesday night.

C.J. Akers singled in two runs as the Cougars moved to 18-15. Sam Little had two hits and scored a pair of runs. Jonah Little doubled, walked and scored twice. Aiden Fields and Austin Triplett both singled in one run.

Ethan Brown was the winning pitcher.

At Ermine


HZ (23-12)….000  003  1 – 4-8-0

LC (18-15)….302  100  X – 6-8-2


WP – Ethan Brown

LP – Garrett Miller

Hitting: Sam Little 2-1b, 2r; C.J. Akers 1b, 2 RBI; Jonah Little 2b, 3-bb, 2r; Aiden Fields 1b, 1r, 1 RBI; Austin Triplett 1b, bb, 1 RBI, Letcher Central.



Chapmanville jumped ahead of Van in the first inning and the Tigers went on to score an 11-1 win in a game played at Ted Ellis field on Wednesday night.

Brody Dalton had three hits, including a double, scored twice and batted in two runs as the Tigers moved to 9-18. Will Kirkendall singled twice, scored three runs, and drove in a pair. Trey Butcher added two hits and knocked in two runs while scoring twice.

Seth Workman was the winning pitcher.

At Chapmanville


VN (2-15)….000  010 –  1-  8-3

CR (9-18)…411  032 – 11-15-1


WP – Seth Workman

LP – Shaun Booth

Hitting: Brody Dalton 2b, 2-1b, 2r, 2 RBI; Will Kirkendall 2-1b, bb, 3r, 2 RBI; Trey Butcher 2-1b, bb, 2r, 2 RBI; Brayden Little 3-1b, 1r; Jake Justice 2-1b, bb, 1 RBI, Chapmanville.