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PRESTONSBURG — Floyd County School officials took time out this week to congratulate the Prestonsburg High School Blackcat baseball team on their 15th Region championship.

Floyd County Schools Supt. Henry Webb congratulated the Prestonsburg High School Blackcats baseball team for being the 15th Region Baseball Champions following their victory over Belfry 3-0 in the finals at Belfry High School.

“The board team and I are proud of these kids and Coach Simpkins on their regional win,” Webb said. “We wish them the best of luck in the state tournament.”

The Blackcats defeated North Laurel 3-0 on Monday in the first round of the state tournament, at Whitaker Bank Ballpark in Lexington.

The team next plays Mercer County Wednesday, at 6 p.m., in the Elite 8. Complete coverage of Monday’s game and a preview of Wednesday game can be found on page one of Sports.

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