Johnson Central's Blake Delong inks with EKU

(Photo: Todd Conley - Johnson Central High School)

PAINTSVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - Johnson Central baseball's Blake Delong will continue his career in Richmond as he officially signed his letter of intent Wednesday.

Delong, a first baseman and pitcher for the Golden Eagles, signed to continue his career with EKU.

Delong is batting .444 so far this season, tallying 44 hits with 38 RBIs as well as 4 home runs.

On the mound, Delong has 30.1 IP with a 2.54 ERA including 49 strikeouts.