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ELIZABETHTOWN: Elizabethtown plays host to the 5th Region baseball tournament, which gets under way Monday at 11 a.m. Opening the tournament is 18th District champ LaRue County (27-9) against 17th District runner-up and tourney host Elizabethtown (14-22).
Bethlehem (17-19) is up next at 1:30 p.m. against 20th District runner-up Adair County (25-13). The Eagles and Indians met once this season, with Adair prevailing in a 12-inning thriller at Dean Watts Park in early April, 4-3.
At 4 p.m., 17th District champion and defending region and state champ Central Hardin (28-9) is up against 18th District runner-up Green County (18-17), and 20th District champ Campbellsville (16-20) rounds things out at 6:30 p.m. against 19th District runner-up Washington County (18-18).
Semifinals are at 5:30 and 8 p.m. Tuesday, with the championship set for Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.