Baseball Team Upsets #4 Lexington Catholic; Advance to Regional Tournament

Baseball Team Upsets #4 Lexington Catholic; Advance to Regional Tournament

BY JOSH MOORE, Lexington Herald-Leader/Kentucky.com

“Who ya got in the always tough 43rd District Tourney?”

That was the question posed in a Twitter poll by Prep Baseball Report Kentucky before the 43rd District tournament got underway Monday. The breakdown after five-hundred and seventy-seven people voted among four options (the maximum allowed by the service) looked like this:

“45% Lexington Catholic”

“29% Lafayette”

“18% Tates Creek”

“8% Dunbar”

Noticeably absent? Lexington Christian, the five seed who put itself in the 43rd District finals with a 6-4 upset of top-seeded Lexington Catholic on Wednesday night.

“We took that personally,” said senior third baseman Devin Buckner, who got things going for LCA early with a two-run homer to right field that gave the Eagles a 3-0 lead after the first half inning. “What are they gonna tweet out now?”

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