This weekend, the Hazard Lady Bulldogs hosted the Prestonsburg Lady Blackcats. The Lady Bulldogs took the early lead, and never looked back as they rolled over the Lady Blackcats 14-6.
Hazard wasted no time getting started as they scored three runs in the first inning and four in the second inning. Prestonsburg scored a single run in each of the frames (7-2).
The Lady Blackcats hit for two runs in the fourth inning, but gave the Lady Bulldogs four in the bottom of the inning (11-4). Hazard then scored twice in the fifth inning, giving them the 13-4 advantage.
The two teams traded runs in the sixth inning (14-5), with Prestonsburg scoring once in the seventh to bring the final tally to 12-6. Chandler Maggard got the win on the mound, going the distance with six hits, six runs, four walks and 11 strikeouts.
Hazard stats: M. Niece 1 run and 2 hits, E. Ratliff 2 runs, 3 hits and 1 RBI, J. Fugate 2 runs, K. Handshoe 2 runs, 1 hit and 1 RBI, M. Saylor 2 runs, 2 hits and 3 RBI, L. Jones 1 hit and 1 RBI, A. Stupart 1 run, 1 hit and 2 RBI, p. Williams 2 runs, 2 hits and 1 RBI, and C. Maggard 4 hits and 1 RBI.