PRESTONSBURG – The Betsy Layne Ladycats returned to the top in Floyd County on Thursday, defeating the South Floyd Lady Raiders 4-1 in the 58th District Softball Tournament Championship Game at StoneCrest Park.
With the win, Betsy Layne improved to 7-14.
South Floyd slipped to 11-14 with the loss.
Both Betsy Layne and South Floyd advanced to 15th Region Softball Tournament at Shelby Valley.
Betsy Layne outlasted Allen Central 8-6 in the opening round of the 58th District Softball Tournament on Tuesday, May 24.
South Floyd won its way into the 58th District championship game after toppling Prestonsburg 18-1 in three innings in the first game of the 58th District Softball Tournament.
In addition to Betsy Layne and South Floyd, Johnson Central, Magoffin County, Pikeville, East Ridge, Lawrence County and Belfry advanced to the 15th Region Softball Tournament.
Allen Central defeated Prestonsburg in the 58th District Baseball Tournament Championship Game.
Both Allen Central and Prestonsburg advanced to the 15th Region Baseball Tournament at Shelby Valley.
Along with Allen Central and Prestonsburg, Johnson Central, Sheldon Clark, Pikeville, Shelby Valley, Lawrence County and Pike County Central advanced to the 15th Region Baseball Tournament.
Steve LeMaster is the editor of The Floyd County Times. He can be reached at (606) 886-8506.