Lafayette, Danville baseball teams advance in KHSAA State Baseball Tournament

The Admirals and the Generals will now play each other in the state tournament on Wednesday


LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – The weather has not been kind to the KHSAA Semi-State Softball Tournament this week. Mother Nature had the same affect on the baseball semi-state tournament.
For the first game of the day, Danville took on Beechwood. The Admirals were down early, but their bats helped them get back in it.
Danville would go on to beat Beechwood, 6-4.
Catch highlights and hear from the Admirals’ Head Baseball Coach Paul Morse.
The second game of the day was Lafayette vs. Campbell Co. This is when weather came into play. First pitch was scheduled for 4:30, but rain and lightning would push it back to 7:30 PM.
The Generals found themselves in a hole early, but a five-run third inning would blast things wide open.
Lafayette beats Campbell County, 10-5.
In the video, hear from Head Coach Chris Langston as well as Ben Prather. Prather went 4-4 with 4 RBI.

- Advertisement -
Previous articleMotorcyclist dies in head on crash in Laurel County
Next articleLexington ‘Sunrise Movement’ pushes for climate and economic justice
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