Hazard/Perry, North Laurel each win District 4 titles


North Laurel captured the District 4 Tournament (ages 11-12) title with a 9-1 victory over Hazard/Perry.

By Les Dixon, Corbin Times Tribune

HARLAN — North Laurel’s run for District 4’s 10-year-old title came to an end on Sunday at Huff Park after falling to Hazard-Perry 5-0.
The two teams had to wait out rain delays for several days before finally hitting the field.
Hazard-Perry broke a scoreless tie in the bottom of the fourth inning with three runs. Hazard added two insurance runs in the fifth inning to secure the win.
North Laurel managed three hits in the loss and committed two errors defensively.
Kolton Hampton, Mason Minor and Enrique Campos each delivered a hit in the loss for North Laurel.
Brody Burgess pitched five innings, allowing seven hits and three earned runs while striking out six batters.
North Laurel finished all-star play with a 4-2 record.
North Laurel edged Corbin 5-4 in the losers bracket finals on Wednesday.
North Laurel defeated Harlan 14-7 and Hazard/Perry downed Corbin 11-1 in first-round games Tuesday.
The North Laurel 12-year-old All-Stars won the District 4 Tournament championship with a 9-1 win Saturday over Hazard/Perry in Corbin.
The Corbin 11-year-old All-Stars captured the District 4 Tournament title by defeating Leslie County on Sunday at Corbin by scores of 9-3 and 18-2,