Lady Hornets to meet Sheldon Clark in district softball tournament
PAINTSVILLE - The 57th District Softball Tournament draw was held earlier in the week.Teams for the 57th District Softball Tournament were seeded as follows: 1-Sheldon Clark; 2-Johnson Central; 3-Paintsville; 4-Magoffin County. The Lady Hornets are set to meet number one seed Sheldon Clark in the initial round of the 57th District Softball Tournament at 7 p.m. on May 22.
Crosstown rivals Johnson Central and Paintsville will face off at 5 p.m. in the district softball tournament's opener earlier in the evening.
In April, Magoffin County edged Sheldon Clark 8-7 in a 57th District regular-season matchup.
Both the champion and runner-up from the 57th District will advance to the 15th Region Softball Tournament.
Johnson Central and Magoffin County ranked 1-2 in both the 57th District and 15th Region last season. The Lady Eagles have captured three straight 15th Region titles. Magoffin County claimed the 2013 15th Region championship.
57th District Softball Tournament bracket link: