Pulaski County and Southwestern have tough roads to 12th Regional crown

Pulaski County junior Eva Gover looks on at her first base position during a game from earlier in the season. Gover and the Lady Maroons got a tough draw, facing Garrard County in the first round of the Girl’s 12th Regional Softball Tournament.
Photo by David Rogers


The Girl’s 12th Regional Softball Tournament will get underway on Sunday afternoon from East Jessamine High School, and both the Southwestern Lady Warriors and Pulaski County Lady Maroons have tough paths to a possible regional crown.

The tournament gets underway from East Jessamine High School on Sunday afternoon with Southwestern — 22-9 on the season — facing off against West Jessamine beginning at 2 p.m.

In Sunday’s second game at 4 p.m., the Pulaski County Lady Maroons — 24-6 on the year and the owner of the third best record in the 12th Region this season — have to go up against a team in Garrard County that swept Brad Gover’s club in both meetings between the two clubs late in the year.

In Sunday’s third first round game at 6 p.m., it will be Rockcastle County squaring off against Boyle County, while homestanding East Jessamine will face McCreary Central in Sunday’s nightcap at 8 p.m.

The semi finals of the tournament will take place on Monday evening at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., with the championship game slated for Tuesday night at 7 p.m.

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