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Christian Cox gets sole hit in All-Star game

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Softball career will continue at Murray State

By Linda Ireland

Former LaRue County High School Lady Hawk Christian Cox competed in the East vs. West All-Star game June 12-14 at the University of Kentucky.

Cox, who played for the West Seniors, played three games that weekend – two seven-inning games on Saturday and one nine-inning game on Sunday.

Lady Hawk coach Mielle DiStefano coached the West Junior All Stars. 

DiStefano said her team defeated the West Seniors, with pitchers combining for a one-hitter.

“Ironically, Christian Cox got the only hit,” she said. “It was a good win, because that team was loaded with Division 1 talent.”

Cox, the daughter of Mike and Joy Cox, has signed to play with Murray State University.

DiStefano said each athlete in the All-Star game plays the same amount of innings.

“Everyone gets to bat,” said DiStefano. “All 19 hit before the first batter hits again, so there’s a lot of plotting.…”

Results

Game 1 – East Seniors defeated East Juniors 3-1

Game 2 – West Juniors defeated West Seniors 1-0

Game 3 – West Seniors defeated East Juniors 1-0

Game 4 – West Seniors defeated West Juniors 5-0

Game 5 – East Seniors defeated West Seniors 13-3

Game 6 – East Juniors defeated West Juniors 3-2