Three area baseball/softball teams headed to state tournament

Lafayette and Danville are headed to the state baseball tournament, Boyle Co. punches their ticket to the state baseball tournament

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LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – A season ago, the high school baseball and softball season was over before it started due to the pandemic.  Fast forward to now, stadiums are back to being sold out for fans cheering on their teams.

On Monday night, Lafayette took on Madison Central in a top-ten match-up with a ticket to the state baseball tournament on the line.

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MaxPreps has Danville as the second-ranked team in the state.  They took on Somerset for a shot at state and it would come down to the final inning.

In softball, Southwestern hosting Boyle County.  Both teams looking for to take home the 12th Region title.

ABC 36’s Bryan Kennedy has highlight from all three games!

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Bryan Kennedy hails from the Bluegrass State. He was born and raised in Owensboro, KY where he graduated from Apollo High School in 2006. Bryan graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Spanish in 2010. He also received his master's degree in Sports Media and Branding from Western Kentucky University. While at UK, Bryan was the general manager of the on-campus TV station. He also did sports reporting, anchoring, producing and even the weather for UK Student News Network. While working for UKSNN, he also had the pleasure of covering Coach John Calipari's first press conference when he was introduced as the new head coach of the Kentucky Wildcats; easily one of his favorite moments as a young sports reporter. Before coming to ABC 36, Bryan was a morning anchor and reporter at WXXV News 25, our sister station in Gulfport, MS. He anchored more than four hours of news every day, including morning shows on NBC and Fox. While down south, Bryan had the opportunity to cover the Sugar Bowl, New Orleans Saints and the New Orleans Pelicans. After spending a little more than two years at WXXV, Bryan is extremely excited to return home. In his spare time, Bryan enjoys playing sports, especially rugby. He also enjoys crossfitting and watching sports (obviously). He's extremely excited to cover Central Kentucky. Feel free to say hello and send story ideas toBKennedy@wtvq.com