Friday night’s High School Football scores
Christian County and Hopkinsville met in district action last night at the Stadium of Champions, with the Colonels coming away with the 24-21 victory.
Hopkinsville had built a 21-0 lead in the 2nd quarter, before Christian County scored the last 10 points in the first half to pull to 21-10 at halftime. The Colonels then got a 3rd quarter score to pull to 21-17 and then won the game 24-21.
Christian County snapped a two game losing streak in improving to 2-3/1-0 in district play, while the Tigers dropped their fourth straight game to go to 2-4/0-1 in district action.
Christian County now leads the all time series 25-22 and has won the last eight games in the series.
In another game involving Class 5-A Region 1 District 2 teams, Graves County opened district play with a 60-14 win over Apollo.
Elsewhere in the region: McCracken County rolled over Fort Campbell 53-17, Caldwell County defeated Ballard Memorial 63-28, Trigg County over Hopkins Central 44-8, McLean County over Todd Central 20-3, Owensboro over Madisonville 41-13, Russellville defeated Franklin Simpson 35-7, Allen County Scottsville over Logan County 48-21, Muhlenberg County edged Crittenden County 13-12, Mayfield over Marshall County 64-28, Owensboro Catholic edged Butler County 41-34, Henderson County defeated Paducah Tilghman 27-14, Hart County edged Webster County 16-14.
Warren Central blanked Greenwood 30-0, Meade County over Warren East 28-13, South Warren over Edmonson County 35-0, Bowling Green defeated Barren County 58-0.
Friday’s High School Sports scores
Boys soccer: Todd Central defeated Lyon County 9-2.
Today’s High School Sports schedule
Boys Soccer: University Heights faces Somerset in the All A state tournament in Elizabethtown, Trigg County goes to Calloway County, McCracken County is at Marshall County, Bowling Green at South Warren.
Girls Soccer: University Heights faces Bethlehem in the All A State tournament in Elizabethtown, Christian County hosts Ohio County, McCracken County meets Henry County, TN and Henderson County and Calloway County plays Henderson County and Henry County, TN in the Mustang Classic, Crittenden County at McLean County, South Warren plays at Apollo and Owensboro, Bowling Green travels to Lafayette.
College Football: 20th ranked Florida is without six key starters-including quarterback Jeff Driskel and defensive lineman Dominque Easley as the Gators play at Kentucky later today. Florida has beaten UK 26 straight times dating back to 1986. Pre game coverage from Commonwealth Stadium begins at 4:30 this afternoon on Lite 98.7.
Tennessee and Vanderbilt step out of SEC play today, with the Volunteers hosting South Alabama of the Sun Belt Conference and the Commodores hosting Alabama Birmingham of Conference USA.
Western Kentucky will apparently start Todd Porter at quarterback as the Hilltoppers host the Naval Academy in Bowling Green this afternoon. Porter is listed first on the depth chart followed by OR’s next to the names of Brandon Doughty, Damarcus Smith and Nelson Fishback. Pre game coverage begins at noon on News/Talk WHOP.
In the Ohio Valley Conference today, Murray State is at Jacksonville State, while Austin Peay is idle this week.
College Basketball: Kentucky freshman Julius Randle received another pre season honor Friday. Randle was named a first team All American by CBS Sports.com. Randle was joined on the first team by Louisville’s Russ Smith, Oklahoma State’s Marcus Smart, Andrew Wiggins of Kansas and Doug McDermott of Creighton.
Willie Cauley-Stein and Andrew Harrison were named third team All Americans.
MLB: The St. Louis Cardinals are the National League Central Division champions for the first time since 2009 following a 7-0 win over the Chicago Cubs Friday night.
Pittsburgh defeated Cincinnati 4-1, Atlanta defeated Philadelphia 1-0.
In the American League Wild Card race, Tampa Bay lost to Toronto 6-3, while Cleveland defeated Minnesota 12-6 and Texas won over the LA Angels 5-3. Tampa Bay and Cleveland are tied for the two AL wild card spots, with Texas a game back.
NFL: Two teams off to 2-1 starts square off at LP Field in Nashville tomorrow as the Tennessee Titans host the NY Jets. The Titans are coming in following a last second 20-17 victory over San Diego last week, while the Jets defeated Buffalo 27-24. The Titans defeated the Jets last season 14-10. Kickoff is set for 3:25 pm.
NBA: Former Kentucky standout DeMarcus Cousins and the Sacramento Kings have reached terms on a new contract extension. The deal is reported to be a four year $62 million max contract extension. The official announcement is expected to be made Monday.
PGA Tour: Tiger Woods was named PGA Tour Player of the Year for the 11th time Friday, while 20-year-old Jordan Spieth captured Rookie of the Year honors.
Despite not winning a major in 2013, Woods posted five victories.
During his award-winning rookie campaign, Spieth tied Brandt Snedeker and Bill Haas for most top-10 finishes on tour with nine, including runner-ups at the Puerto Rico Open, Wyndham Championship and the Tour Championship.
Additionally, Spieth became the youngest player to make the Tour Championship, finished 7th in the FedExCup standings and was selected to next week's Presidents Cup as a captain's pick.