HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Lady Hornets' season ends in region tournament's first round

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BUCKLEYS CREEK - Magoffin County's postseason journey ended in the opening round of the 15th Region Softball Tournament at Pike County Central on Monday. Pikeville, the champion out of the 59th District, pulled away to defeat Magoffin County 14-4 in five innings. 

With the loss, Magoffin County ended its season 11-13. 
Pikeville improved to 28-6 with the win.
The Lady Hornets entered the 15th Region Softball Tournament after finishing runner-up to Johnson Central in the 57th District. 
In the other first round games in the Pike County Central-hosted 15th Region Softball Tournament it was Johnson Central 2, East Ridge 1; Lawrence County 15, South Floyd 0 (4 innings) and Belfry 17, Betsy Layne 3 (5 innings). 
Pikeville advanced to meet Belfry in the semifinals of the 15th Region Softball Tournament on Tuesday. The Lady Panthers continued to dominate on the second day of the region tournament, toppling Belfry 13-3 in five innings. 
In the other game played in the region semifinals, Johnson Central beat former 57th District counterpart Lawrence County 9-2. 
Pikeville is slated to meet Johnson Central in the championship game of the 57th District Softball Tournament at Pike County Central at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday. 

15th Region Softball Tournament
at Pike County Central

Monday, May 29
Johnson Central 2, East Ridge 1
Lawrence County 15, South Floyd 0 (4 innings)
Pikeville 14, Magoffin County 4 (5 innings)
Belfry 17, Betsy Layne 3 (5 innings)

Tuesday, May 30
Semifinals
Johnson Central 9, Lawrence County 2
Pikeville 13, Belfry 3 (5 innings)

Thursday, June 1
Championship Game
Johnson Central vs. Pikeville, 6:30 p.m. 

15th Region Baseball Tournament
at Pike County Central
Monday, May 29
Johnson Central 10, Allen Central 0 (5 innings)
Pike County Central 6, Pikeville 5
Shelby Valley 4, Prestonsburg 2
Paintsville 4, Lawrence County 1

Tuesday, May 30
Semifinals
Johnson Central 10, Pike County Central 0 (5 innings)
Paintsville 12, Shelby Valley 1 (6 innings)

Wednesday, May 31
Championship Game
Johnson Central vs. Paintsville, N/A