A fortuitous carom extended Rowan County’s season. A bad infield hop helped place the Vikings in the 16th Region championship game for the second consecutive season after a 4-3 nine-inning win over Russell at J.P. Kouns Field.

The Vikings will vie for consecutive region titles tonight against Greenup County. First pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m.

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