The Hazard Bulldogs’ boys’ varsity team picked up their second straight 54th District championship on Wednesday, defeating the Perry Central Commodores by a final score of 6-1. Hazard opened the tourney with a 7-2 win over host Leslie County High School.
The Bulldogs will now carry their 26-12 record into the 14th Region tournament in Wolfe County, where they will take on the Knott Central Patriots (17-16), winners of the 53rd District, on Monday, May 28. Hazard has already defeated the Patriots twice this season.
If the Bulldogs win, they will take on the winner of Estill County and Wolfe County in the second round.
In the upper bracket, Perry Central will take on Letcher Central, runners-up in the 53rd District.