Jaguars falter to Lawrence County

Floyd Central’s Brayden Hamilton takes a pitch against Lawrence County during a 58th District baseball game on Monday. The Jaguars fell to Lawrence County in back-to-back games Monday and Tuesday. The Jaguars fell to the Bulldogs 10-5 Tuesday evening at Lawrence County.

LOUISA — Floyd Central was unable to prevail on the road as host Lawrence County battled back to win 10-5 in a 58th District baseball game on Tuesday.

With the loss, Floyd Central dropped to 7-8 overall and 2-2 in the 58th District.

Lawrence County improved to 15-2 overall and 6-0 in the district with the win.

Floyd Central plated three runs in the top half of the first inning and owned momentum during multiple frames. However, Lawrence County erupted for seven runs in the top half of the sixth inning to pull away for the victory.

Jackson Feltner earned the win on the mound for the Bulldogs. Feltner allowed five hits and five runs over six innings, striking out seven.

Lucas Maynard threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen for Lawrence County to help close out the district contest.

Floyd Central pitcher Chase Conley suffered the loss. Conley surrendered nine runs on 11 hits over five and a third innings, striking out three.

Lawrence County collected 12 hits. CJ Fairchild, Lucas Maynard, Hunter Crum and Bryce Blevins each managed multiple hits for the Bulldogs. Fairchild went three for four at the plate to lead Lawrence County in the hits column.

Matt Combs led Floyd Central at the plate, providing two hits in three at-bats.

Floyd Central turned in an error-free performance in the field. Defensively for Floyd Central, Logan Conley had the most chances in the field with seven.

The victory allowed Lawrence County to complete a regular-season sweep of the Jaguars. Lawrence County defeated Floyd Central 12-5 in a 58th District baseball game in Eastern on Monday.

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