Both Frankfort Cal Ripken League all-star teams advanced with impressive first-round victories in the 42nd annual East Frankfort Kiwanis Invitational baseball tournament Thursday at State Stadium.
The Frankfort Blue All-Stars defeated Nicholas County 12-1 in a game called after five innings on the mercy rule.
Frankfort Red won over Owen County 10-3 in the tournament's opening game Thursday morning.
Frankfort Red will play Shelby County, a 13-0 winner over Scott County, today at 1 p.m. in the winners bracket while the Blue squad will face Anderson County, a 7-4 winner over Scottsville, today at 3 p.m.
In losers bracket games today, Owen County played Scott County at 9 this morning, followed by Scottsville vs. Nicholas County at 11.
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