Floyd Central came up with back-to-back wins over Breathitt County and Pike Central, but fell to Powell County, Perry Central and Hazard since last Thursday.
Floyd Central 7,
Pike Central 5
Floyd Central notched its second straight win on Monday, outlasting host Pike County Central 7-5 in nine innings.
With the win, Floyd Central evened its record to 4-4.
Pike Central dropped to 1-6 with the loss.
The Hawks lost despite outhitting the Jaguars 9-7.
Pike Central struggled defensively, committing six errors.
Chase Conley earned the win on the mound for the Jaguars. Conley surrendered zero runs on three hits over three innings, striking out three and walking zero.
Matt Combs started the game on the mound for the Jaguars. Combs pitched six innings, allowing five runs on six hits while striking out six and walking one.
Pike Central pitcher Ben Huffman took the loss. Huffman tossed two innings, allowing two runs on three hits and striking out six.
Evan Coleman started the game on the hill for the Hawks. Coleman worked seven innings, allowing four hits and five runs while striking out five.
Conley and Caleb Hager paced Floyd Central at the plate, providing two hits apiece.
Coleman went 3-for-5 at the plate to lead Pike County Central in the hits column.
Floyd Central 6,
Breathitt County 0 Host Floyd Central scored at least one run in each of the first four innings on its way to blanking visiting Breathitt County 6-0 in a high school baseball game on Friday.
Sophomore pitcher Caleb Hager earned the victory on the mound for the Jaguars. Hager surrendered zero runs on two hits over five innings, striking out six. Another pitcher, Dylan Mosley, threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen for the Jaguars. Mosley recorded the last six outs to earn the save.
Breathitt County pitcher Skylar Haddix suffered the loss. Haddix surrendered six runs on three hits over three and a third innings, striking out four.
Hager, Mosley and Matt Combs each collected one hit to lead the Jaguars. Hager paced Floyd Central in another key offensive category, recording three stolen bases.
Powell County 7,
Floyd Central 4
Floyd Central doubled up its opponent 10-5 in the hits column but fell short on the scoreboard as host Powell County prevailed 7-4 in a high school baseball game on Saturday.
Nathan Skidmore was the winning pitcher for the Pirates. Skidmore, who is set to join the Eastern Kentucky University football program in the fall, lasted five innings, allowing eight hits and four runs while striking out six. Daniel Poe and Austin Begley entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the matchup in relief roles for the Pirates. Begley recorded the last three outs to earn the save.
Floyd Central pitcher Caleb Hager took the loss. Hager pitched six innings, allowing seven runs on five hits and striking out eight.
Wyatt Clark drove in two of the Pirates’ seven runs.
Hager, Logan Conley, and Matt Combs each managed multiple hits for the Jaguars. Hager went three for three at the plate to lead Floyd Central in the hits column.
Perry Central 11,
Floyd Central 1
Floyd Central fell behind early and couldn’t recover from its slow start as Perry Central pulled away to win 11-1 in five innings in a high school baseball game on Saturday.
Perry Central pitcher Mason McAlarnis earned the win. McAlarnis lasted four innings, allowing five hits and one run while striking out two and walking one. Dawson Kersey threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen for the Commodores.
Floyd Central pitcher Dylan Mosley took the loss. Mosley allowed seven hits and seven runs over four innings.
Perry Central doubled up Floyd Central 10-5 in the hits column.
Ryan Couch and Zack Gayheart led Perry Central with two hits apiece. Couch and Trevor Spurlock drove in two runs each for the Commodores.
Logan Conley led Floyd Central at the plate, finishing two for two.
Floyd Central committed four errors in the setback.
Floyd Central 9
Floyd Central led visiting Hazard before for over six innings before eventually falling to the 14th Region frontrunner. Hazard managed to edge host Floyd Central 8-7 in a high school baseball game on Thursday.
The Jaguars led 6-1 at the conclusion of the first inning. Facing a two-run deficit, determined Hazard plated three runs in the top half of the seventh inning to move ahead.
Hazard edged Floyd Central 10-9 in the hits column and won despite committing four errors.
Floyd Central committed three errors in the heartbreaking loss.
Bailey Blair earned the victory on the pitcher’s mound for the Bulldogs. Blair surrendered one run on five hits over five and a third innings, striking out five and walking one. Another pitcher, Kyle Johnson, threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen for the Bulldogs. Johnson recorded the last three outs to earn the save.
Garrett Miller started the game on the hill for 14th Region powerhouse Hazard. Miler went two-thirds of an inning, allowing six runs on three hits and striking out three.
Floyd Central hurler Matt Combs took the pitching loss. Combs surrendered three runs on three hits over one and one-third innings, striking out one and walking zero.
Chase Conley started the game on the mound for the Jaguars. Conley worked five and two-thirds innings, allowing five runs on seven hits and striking out five.
Trajon Campbell and Andy Baker each delivered multiple hits for the Bulldogs. Campbell went three for three at the plate to lead Hazard in the hits column,
Combs and Dylan Mosley each collected multiple hits for the Jaguars. Combs led Floyd Central offensively, finishing with three hits in four at-bats.Floyd Central was hosting Hazard at press time on Thursday.