For the third time in four years, Green County defeated LaRue County for the 18th District softball championship Tuesday. The Lady Dragons won 4-1 at Horse Cave.
Both teams advance to next week's 5th Region Tournament. Also qualified for the softball regional are North Hardin, Central Hardin, Nelson County, Washington County, Taylor County and Adair County.
LaRue blasted Hart County 10-3 in Monday's first-round game. Green County, now 26-3, on the season blanked Caverna 16-0 in three innings in its opening round tournament game Monday.