Bowling Green East’s 11- and 12-year-old All-Stars held Warren County North to a pair of hits and earned a 7-2 win in the District 1 Tournament semifinals Wednesday at Country Heights Park in Owensboro.

Harrison Yates was 2-for-2 with a double and two RBIs and Luke Idlett went 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI to pace BG East, which also got a two-hit performance from Chaze Huff.

Also for BG East, Grayson Newman and Matthew Escalera tallied RBIs.

On the mound, BG East’s Newman started and tossed a scoreless inning before William Alexander worked one inning and Huff finished up with four innings in relief.

Brendan Bratcher had a hit and an RBI and Carter Bessette added a single and scored a run to lead WC North.

BG East will take on Owensboro Southern for the District 1 championship at 6 p.m. Thursday at Country Heights Park in Owensboro.


BG East 18, Daviess Co. 0

Bowling Green East needed just three innings to knock off Daviess County 18-0 in Wednesday’s District 1 Tournament semifinals in Owensboro.

Already ahead 9-0 after two innings, BG East doubled its lead with a nine-run rally in the third. BG East finished with 17 hits and got a combined no-hitter from four pitchers – Landon Gilbert, Drew Pierce, Jackson Lee and Griffin Veazey.

Gilbert was 3-for-4 with five RBIs, while Lee was 3-for-3 with two RBIs and Lincoln Fowler also went 3-for-3. Pierce and Sam Holder drove in three runs each. Veazey tallied two hits, Christopher Cohron had a double and two RBIs and Blake Ritchey, Andru Jones and Connor James tallied an RBI apiece.

BG East will face Owensboro Southern for the District 1 championship at 4 p.m. Thursday at Country Heights Park in Owensboro.


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