Today’s High School Sports Schedule
Volleyball: Play begins in the 2nd region tournament at Livingston Central High School. Caldwell County meets Trigg County at 6 pm, followed by Christian County and Union County.
Opening round play continues tomorrow night with Henderson County meeting Hopkins Central at 6, with University Heights meeting host Livingston Central in the nightcap. The semi finals are set for Thursday night, with the championship game Saturday night.
In the 4th region volleyball tournament, host Logan County meets Allen County Scottsville this evening. The 1st region volleyball tournament has McCracken County meeting Hickman County and host Ballard Memorial goes against Marshall County. Muhlenberg County meets Meade County in the 3rd region tournament at Breckinridge County.
Soccer: Play begins this evening in the Boys state tournament with first round games. 1st region winner Graves County plays at 4th region winner Bowling Green, while 2nd region winner Henderson County hosts 3rd region winner Owensboro Catholic. Tonight’s winners will advance to the quarterfinals to be played Satruday at Henry Clay High School in Lexington.
Girls state tournament first round games take place Tuesday night, which include 1st region winner Marshall County at Bowling Green and 2nd region winner Madisonville meeting 3rd region winner Owensboro Catholic.
Weekend recap: Heritage Christian Academy’s bid for a volleyball state championship and a perfect season came up short in the finals of the Kentucky Christian Athletic Association state tournament this weekend. The Lady Warriors defeated Bluegrass Christian in the quarterfinals and Cornerstone Christian in the semi finals before falling to Somerset Christian three sets to one in the final.
The Lady Warriors finished the season 31-1. Grace Waldron was named KCAA Miss Volleyball. Waldron and Haley Lisembee were named to the All State Tournament team and received All State honors.
HCA’s soccer team fell in the semi finals of the KCAA state tournament 4-0 to AIE. Junior Brady Trapnell was named to the All State and All Tournament teams.
High School Football: There’s a new number one team atop this week’s Cantrall rankings in today’s Lexington Herald Leader. Scott County of Class 6-A leads the way, followed by Highlands, Bowling Green, Trinity and Male in this week’s top five. McCracken County is 12th, Henderson County is 20th and Mayfield 21st this week.
College Football: Kentucky coach Mark Stoops has his weekly call in show at 5 this evening, followed by Big Blue Weekly at 6 on Lite 98.7. The Cats Pause call in show airs at 7 on News/Talk WHOP.
Kentucky returns to action Saturday night hosting Alabama State, with pre game coverage at 5 on Lite 98.7.
Following Saturday’s 32-26 homecoming loss to Troy University, Western Kentucky returns to action Saturday at Georgia State with pre game coverage at 11 am on News/Talk WHOP.
Louisville is 17th in this week’s USA Today coaches poll and is 20th in the Associated Press poll. Alabama continues as the top team in the nation in both polls this week.
College Basketball: Kentucky will begin play with its Blue-White scrimmage tomorrow night at Rupp Arena, with coverage at 6 on Lite 98.7. The Wildcats then host Transylvania Friday night, with pre game coverage at 4:30 and host Eckerd College Sunday at 11:45 am with both games to be heard on Lite 98.7.
Golf: Franklin’s Kenny Perry defeated Bernhard Langer on the first playoff hole of the Champions Tour’s AT&T Championship Sunday in San Antonio, TX. Perry made a 10 foot birdie putt on the first extra hole to secure his fifth Champions Tour win of the season. Perry and Langer finished regulation play at 13 under par.
Paducah’s Russ Cochran finished tied for sixth four strokes behind Perry at nine under par.
The Champions Tour’s season finale, the Charles Schwab Cup is this week in San Francisco. Perry and Cochran are both in this week’s field.