High School Basketball
Boys: Hopkinsville swept the regular season series with Christian County following an 80-64 victory at Colonel Gym. Jordan Majors led the 19-2 Tigers in scoring with 29 points, with freshman Jaqualis Matlock scoring 21. Christian County was led by CJ Cotton’s 21, followed by James White with 18 and Jarvis Irby with 14. The Colonels fell to 5-15 with the loss.
Elsewhere: Livingston Central edged Caldwell County 69-65. At the Touchstone Energy Boys All A State Tournament: West Carter defeated Webster County 61-51, Heath edged Betsy Layne 47-45 and Glasgow defeated McLean County 73-40.
Girls: Christian County defeated Fort Campbell 60-40, Grayson County defeated Hopkinsville 59-47, Caldwell County over Crittenden County 59-34.
Boys: Christian County travels to Trigg County, with tipoff at 7:30 from Wildcat Gym. The Heritage Bank pre game show begins at 7:15 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP and whopam.com.
Hopkinsville travels to Crittenden County, Todd Central hosts Franklin Simpson, Fort Campbell travels to Logan County, Russellville at South Warren, Dawson Springs at Lyon County, Hopkins Central at Madisonville, Muhlenberg County at Apollo, Calloway County at Murray, Paducah Tilghman at Marshall County, Bowling Green at Warren Central, Warren East at Greenwood.
Girls: Christian County hosts Caldwell County, Todd Central hosts Franklin Simpson, Russellville at South Warren, Dawson Springs at Lyon County, Hopkins Central at Madisonville, Paducah Tilghman at Marshall County, Bowling Green at Warren Central, Warren East at Greenwood.
Austin Peay had its five game winning streak stopped at Southeast Missouri 65-60. Former UHA standout Tyshwan Edmondson had 10 points for the Governors, who also got eight points and nine rebounds from former Heritage Christian Academy standout John Fraley. The Governors return to action Saturday hosting UT Martin.
Western Kentucky let a nine point second half lead slip away in losing at Florida Atlantic 67-66. The Hilltoppers play at Florida International Saturday.
Women’s scores: Number six Kentucky defeated Auburn 66-48, Southern Illinois over Murray State 74-57, Vanderbilt defeated number 15 Georgia 68-48, number nine Tennessee defeated Alabama 86-56.
Tonight’s game: Former Christian County standout Donovan Kates and Manhattan take on Canisus.
Top ranked Kentucky is back in action tomorrow against former Christian County star Anthony Hickey, Jr. and LSU. Countdown to Tipoff from Baton Rouge airs at 1:30 on Lite 98.7.
Nashville Predators Ryan Suter and Shea Weber will play on different teams in this Sunday’s NHL All Star game in Ottawa. Weber will play for team Alfredsson and Suter will play for team Chara. This is the second year the NHL has let team captains draft players.