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April 8, 2013

THE WEEKLY CYCLE: No-go despite no-no


ASHLAND — Triple

-Lawrence County baseball continued to show the Bulldogs aren’t bluffing while in Bluffton, S.C. The undefeated Dawgs (11-0) keep on rolling with close, hard-fought wins.

-East Carter’s softball team is already in midseason form. Amazingly, the Lady Raiders have 16 games in to this point! They are 14-2 with some challenging tests coming up.

-When you take a peek at this week’s 16th Region rankings, you’ll notice that Morgan County baseball is still on the outside looking in. Yes, the Cougars have shot out to an impressive 9-1 start, but the schedule has been much tougher for the Super Seven so far. Their performance in the All “A” Classic could help their case.

Home run

-Several top-notch games are on the docket this week, so hopefully everyone returning from those long bus trips are fully-rested and recovered!

-The 16th Region All “A” Classic semifinal and final rounds will be held at Bath County (baseball) and West Carter (softball) this week. Opening-round games are scheduled for various sites. The girls’ semifinals are set for Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., while the championship game will be on Friday at 6 p.m. The boys’ semifinals are slated for Tuesday and Thursday at Bath County at approximately the same times.

-Baseball matchups to circle on the calendar: Boyd County at Greenup County, Tuesday at 7 p.m.; Boyd County at East Carter, Thursday at 6 p.m.; Ashland at Greenup County, Thursday at 7 p.m.; and Lewis County at Lawrence County, Saturday at 5 p.m.

-Softball showdowns to keep an eye on: Ashland at Boyd County, Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.; East Carter at Boyd County, Thursday at 5:30 p.m.; and Greenup County at Russell, Thursday at 5:30 p.m.

Snyder’s Super Seven


1. Lewis County (7-2)

2. Bath County (7-4)

3. Greenup County (6-3)

4. Ashland (4-4)

5. Boyd County (4-7)

6. Russell (5-6)

7. East Carter (4-7)


1. Boyd County (5-3)

2. Ashland (6-4)

3. East Carter (14-2)

4. Rowan County (11-3)

5. Menifee County (9-3)

6. Greenup County (6-5)

7. Russell (0-4)

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AARON SNYDER can be reached at asnyder@dailyindependent.com or (606) 326-2664.

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