EASTERN - The Allen Central High School baseball team was scheduled to face Breathitt County High School Thursday evening, weather permitting. Allen Central was carrying a two-game winning streak into the matchup. Earlier in the week, Allen Central defeated both Leslie County and county foe South Floyd. The Rebels recorded a convincing win over 58th District/Floyd County Conference counterpart South Floyd on Wednesday, toppling the Raiders 11-1 in five innings.
The Rebels led 4-0 at the conclusion of the second inning. Allen Central put the game completely out of South Floyd’s reach in the top half of the fifth inning, scoring seven runs.
South Floyd plated its lone run in the bottom half of the fifth inning.
Allen Central scored 11 runs on nine hits.
Dillon Lawson, Josh Handshoe and Cameron Hamilton each had two hits for the Rebels.
Lawson and Hamilton had two RBI each for the Allen Central club.
Jimmy Helton drove in South Floyd’s lone run.
Handshoe was the winning pitcher, excelling for the Rebels.
South Floyd hurler Dakota Justice suffered the loss.
Softball: Knott County Central defeated the South Floyd Lady Raiders 10-2 Tuesday night. The Lady Raiders dropped their second straight game.
South Floyd is scheduled to host Sheldon Clark on Monday. First pitch for the South Floyd-Sheldon Clark softball game is set for 6 p.m.