COLUMBIA — The Hazard-Perry County Little League 8U Softball All-Stars battled it out in the Kentucky State Tournament on Sunday, July 10, finishing third.
The local All-Stars played 10 hours of softball in a double-elimination bracket. The Hazard-Perry County 8U Softball All-Stars played five games, compiling a 3-2 record to finish third in the state.
Starting strong in the State Tournament, Hazard-Perry County won its opening game against South Oldham Green. Hazard-Perry County lost game two to eventual champion Trace Creek but bounced back to beat Marion County in its third game.
Continuing to win, Hazard-Perry County topped Flemingsburg in its fourth game.
However, Hazard-Perry County lost to South Oldham Grey (Runner-up) in its fifth game.
Starting off winning its District Championship and going undefeated 3-0 prior to competing in the State Tournament, Hazard-Perry County finished the All-Star season 6-2.