Sports Tonight with Todd Hamilton comes your way at 5:06 this evening on News/Talk WHOP. You’ll hear previews of this weekend’s games for Hopkinsville and Christian County in the Toyota of Hopkinsville-Jerry Claiborne Bowl and previews of the college football season.
Tuesday’s High School Sports Scores
Girls Soccer: Hopkinsville defeated Fort Campbell 10-0, Hopkins Central defeated Dawson Springs 4-3 on penalty kicks, Webster County nipped Union County 3-2, Graves County over Calloway County 3-1, McCracken County blanked Ballard Memorial 4-0.
Boys Soccer: Hopkinsville defeated Fort Campbell 10-0, Trigg County defeated Caldwell County 6-1, Franklin Simpson over Todd Central 3-1, Logan County over Lyon County 10-1, Graves County edged Marshall County 3-2 in overtime, Owensboro Catholic blanked Muhlenberg County 5-0.
Volleyball: Christian County opened its season with a 3 sets to none loss to Owensboro Catholic, Hopkinsville defeated Crittenden County 3-0, Heritage Christian Academy improved to 9-0 on the season with a 3-0 win over Pleasant View Christian, Logan County over South Warren 2-0, Henderson County defeated Union County 3-0, Livingston Central nipped Graves County 3-2, McCracken County over Paducah Tilghman 2-0, Murray over Carlisle County 3-0.
Golf: Christian County’s boys team defeated Fort Campbell 176-261 in a match Tuesday at Cole Park Golf Course. Grainger Greenwell led the Colonels with a 37, while Ricky McGraw fired 41. The girls teams did not complete their match due to darkness, however Bailey Rowe did score a 50 for the Lady Colonels.
Hopkinsville's girls team had a match with Muhlenberg County at the Links at Novadell. Muhlenberg County defeated the Lady Tigers 161-175. The Lady Mustangs were led by medalist Maddie Vincent with a 38. Hopkinsville was led by Dacie Bolton's 40. Bailey Downs, Mattison Lawrence and Jessica Shelton each scored 45 for Hopkinsville, with Kaitlyn Slaughter firing a 52.
High School Football: Bluegrass Preps.com released its weekly polls on Tuesday.
Class 5-A: Bowling Green is first again this week, Graves County is 6th, Warren Central 7th and Christian County is 9th.
Class 3-A: Louisville Central remains number one, Paducah Tilghman is 4th, South Warren 7th and Fort Campbell 8th.
Class 2-A: Caldwell County is first, Owensboro Catholic 4th, Murray High is 8th.
Class A: Mayfield remains at the top, with Russellville ranked 3rd.
Class 4-A: Highlands is first with Madisonville 7th and Owensboro 8th.
Class 6-A: Trinity is number one, with only two in state schools Scott County and Simon Kenton ranked in the top 10.
College Football: Kentucky landed a major recruit for the 2014 class Tuesday. Four star wide receiver Blake Bone from Woodruff, SC is the fourth commitment for Kentucky at that position. The 6-5, 185 pound Bone chose Kentucky over Louisville, South Carolina and Ole Miss. Bone is the 23rd commitment for the 2014 class.
University of Louisville defensive end Lorenzo Mauldin was kept at Jewish Hospital overnight after being struck while riding a moped Tuesday morning. The Courier Journal reports Mauldin is listed in satisfactory condition.
Mauldin was riding a moped when he was struck by a motorist. Mauldin had been listed as a starter for Sunday’s game with Ohio University, but Coach Charlie Strong said following Tuesday’s workout his status is uncertain.
Former Middle Tennessee and Austin Peay coach James “Boots” Donnelley will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame this evening. Donnelley will join two coaches and four players as part of the Hall’s divisional class, which honors those who competed in a classification outside the top level of college football. The ceremony will take place in Atlanta.
College Basketball: Former Kentucky player Wayne Turner will be joining Rick Pitino’s coaching staff at the University of Louisville. Turner worked on John Calipari’s staff at Kentucky in 2010-11 while earning his undergraduate degree. Turner played two seasons for Pitino when he was UK coach and was part of the national championship teams in 1996 and 1998.