More on each game follows.
Prestonsburg 9, Beaver Creek 2: Prestonsburg High School ace Trey Stapleton pitched the Prestonsburg Senior League All-Stars past Beaver Creek in the District 7 Little League Tournament Saturday evening at StoneCrest SportsPark. Helping his cause at the plate, Stapleton delivered big in a 3-for-3 performance at the plate.
Prestonsburg opened tournament play 1-0 while Beaver Creek stumbled to 0-1.
Prestonsburg 10, Knott County 0: Prestonsburg plated 10 runs on only five hits on its way to a convincing 10-0 shutout victory over Knott County.
Adam Crisp, pitching for the first time this season for the Prestonsburg All-Stars,
earned the win. Crisp registered 10 strikeouts for the Prestonsburg baseball team.
The Prestonsburg All-Stars set the tone early, scoring three runs in the opening inning. Prestonsburg expanded its lead in the fourth inning, manufacturing two more runs. Putting the game out of Knott County’s reach, Prestonsburg pushed across five runs during its fifth plate appearance.
Knott County was limited to four hits. The Knott County All-Stars committed eight errors in the loss.
Prestonsburg 9, Beaver Creek 0: The Prestonsburg All-Stars owned a commanding 9-0 lead in the second inning on Tuesday when Beaver Creek was forced to forfeit when one of its nine players was injured and unable to compete in the postseason matchup.
Prestonsburg dominated early, scoring nine runs in the bottom half of the first inning. Eventually, Prestonsburg plated nine runs via six hits.
Beaver Creek was held to two hits. The Beaver Creek All-Stars committed one error.
Prestonsburg starting pitcher Trey Stapleton only threw 15 pitches in the game, notching three strikeouts. The Prestonsburg All-Stars built up an early lead and never faltered en route to the forfeit win.