Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)

Local Sports

March 27, 2013

Bates' Crazy 8

March 27, 2013 — Baseball:

1. Ashland (1-0)

2. Lewis County (2-1)

3. Boyd County (3-2)

4. Greenup County (3-1)

5. Morgan County (4-0)

6. Bath County (3-1)

7. East Carter (2-1)

8. Russell (3-2)

The Tomcats maintain the top spot despite only playing one game last week. We also have two newcomers, including 4-0 Morgan County who started out of the gate very strong. Also, Bath County makes the list as well, going 3-1. Rowan County (0-3) and Fleming County (1-4) drop out but the season is a marathon, not a sprint.

Softball:

1. Boyd County (1-0)

2. East Carter (5-0)

3. Rowan County (4-0)

4. Ashland (1-2)

5. Menifee County (5-1)

6. Greenup County (3-2)

7. Bath County (2-2)

8. West Carter (1-0)

I know it is early but I really like the top four in the softball rankings. The Lady Raiders were able to get five games in, all victories and quite convincingly, too. Rowan County also goes undefeated in four victories behind the emergence of eighth grade pitcher Meghan Hammond, who struck out 10 batters against Lee County over the weekend. Biggest jump this week goes to Menifee County, who has raced out to a 5-1 record after the first week.

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