50th District baseball competition got underway Tuesday and Wednesday with Corbin taking on the South Laurel Cardinals while crosstown rivals Whitley County and Williamsburg faced off against each other.
Tuesday – Corbin defeated South Laurel 10-0 at home to improve to 7-4 overall on the season. Cam Allen pitched all six innings for the Redhounds, striking out ten Cardinal batters. Corbin’s Austin Reynolds was 3-for-4 at the plate with one RBI.
Whitley County defeated Williamsburg 10-0 at home to improve to 8-4 overall, dropping the Yellow Jackets to 5-1. Caden Petrey did most of the work on mound for the Colonels, pitching 4-out-of-5 innings and striking out four Williamsburg batters. Petrey also went 3-for-3 at plate with one RBI. Teammate Caleb Rains went 2-for-2 with three RBIs, while Clay Shelton went 2-for-2 with one RBI.
Wednesday – Corbin defeated South Laurel 12-4 in London to improve to 8-4 on the season. Redhounds Cole Hicks, Chase Estep and Garner Chandler teamed up on mound to strikeout a total of 14 Cardinal batters. Estep and Ben Phillips both went 2-for-3 at the plate with one RBI each.
Whitley County defeated Williamsburg at Briar Creek Park 15-0 to improve to 9-4, dropping the Yellow Jackets to 5-2. Chance Dismuke pitched all five innings for the Colonels, striking out eight. The Whitley County offense was highlighted by multiple RBI performances from Rains, Petrey and Jake Prewitt.
Up Next – Corbin will host Clay County Thursday at 6:00 PM, Whitley County will be at Wayne County Thursday at 6:00 PM and Williamsburg will be at Lynn Camp Thursday at 6:00 PM.