Panthers Baseball opens season with convincing victory over Madison Southern.

The Panthers Hunter McRight sprints to first base on Mar. 17 against Madison Southern. The Panthers are 2-1 on the young season and have beat Madison Southern and North Laurel but fell to 13th Region opponent Clay County.
The Panthers Hunter McRight sprints to first base on Mar. 17 against Madison Southern. The Panthers are 2-1 on the young season and have beat Madison Southern and North Laurel but fell to 13th Region opponent Clay County.
Knox Central Pitcher Seth Hill delivers a pitch on opening day against Madison Southern. Hill pitched six innings giving up three runs to claim the victory for the Panthers, 9-4.
Knox Central Pitcher Seth Hill delivers a pitch on opening day against Madison Southern. Hill pitched six innings giving up three runs to claim the victory for the Panthers, 9-4.

The Knox Central baseball team opened their season on Mar. 17 with a 9-4 victory over Madison Southern.

The Panthers used a three run first and third inning to pull away from Madison.

Pitcher Seth Hill worked the mound for six innings allow only three runs before handing the ball to Evan Lay in the seventh to close out the game.

Knox Central suffered their first loss of the season on the road on Mar. 21 at Clay County, 1-4.

The Panthers got back in the win column on Mar. 23 when they hosted North Laurel and walked away with a 5-2 victory to improve their record to 2-1.

Knox Central’s schedule this week includes a home game against Bell County on Mar. 24 followed by an appearance in the Hazard Spring Classic where they will take on Prestonsburg, Belfry and Garrard County, Mar. 27-28.