The Newport Central Catholic baseball team beat Lawrence County, 13-3, in 6 innings Tuesday at Whitaker Bank Ballpark in Lexington.
Vance Sullivan started a two-out, 7-run rally in the second inning with a three-run single. Sean Murphy added a two-run double and the Breds advanced to the state quarterfinals.
Starting pitcher Jake Cain left the game in the second inning after being hit on his non-throwing wrist/hand.
NCC will play in the state quarterfinals Thursday night in Lexington.
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