High School Basketball
Girls: Hopkinsville wrapped up the top seed for the 8th district tournament with a 55-37 win over Christian County. Christy Soldo led Hopkinsville with 27 points, including 15-18 from the free throw line. Haley Cook added 10 for the Lady Tigers. Christian County was led by Jamesha Mosley with 13, with Desherica Edwards adding 10. Hopkinsville is now 20-4 on the season and 5-0 in district play, while Christian County is 9-13 and wraps up district competition 3-3.
Elsewhere: Clarksville Academy defeated Heritage Christian Academy 44-30, Hopkins Central defeated Dawson Springs 52-48, St. Mary over Lyon County 58-52, Livingston Central over Graves County 46-35.
Boys: Trigg County defeated Fort Campbell 84-63, Dawson Springs over Christian Fellowship 47-25, Lyon County over Union County 68-59 and Daviess County defeated Owensboro Catholic 52-39.
Christian County plays a boy-girl doubleheader at Owensboro, with coverage of the boys game with the Heritage Bank pre game show at 7:35 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
Boys: University Heights is participating in the Riverside Christian Prep Classic, Fort Campbell goes to Crittenden County, Trigg County welcomes Community Christian, Todd Central at Franklin Simpson, Logan County at Russellville, Webster County at Union County, Caldwell County at Madisonville, Marshall County at Graves County, Mayfield hosts Ballard Memorial, Bowling Green at Greenwood, Warren East at Warren Central.
Girls: Fort Campbell hosts Lyon County, Heritage Christian hosts Somerset Christian, Trigg County hosts Community Christian, Todd Central at Franklin Simpson, Logan County at Russellville, Caldwell County at Madisonville, Dawson Springs at Crittenden County, Webster County at Union County, Murray hosts Hickman County, Marshall County at Graves County, Mayfield hosts Ballard Memorial, Warren East at Warren Central, Bowling Green at Greenwood.
OVC scores: Ninth ranked Murray State improved to 22-0 with a 81-73 win over Southeast Missouri. Isaiah Cannan had 32 to lead the Racers, with former Christian County player Corey Wilford scoring 15 for Southeast Missouri.
Former Heritage Christian Academy standout John Fraley had 31 points and 17 rebounds, but it wasn’t enough as Austin Peay fell to Tennessee Tech 94-88.
Manhattan defeated Marist 73-51, with former Christian County standout Donovan Kates scoring eight points and grabbing three rebounds.
Women’s scores: 5th ranked Kentucky defeated Ole Miss 82-41, South Carolina upset 8th ranked Tennessee 64-60 and Vanderbilt defeated Auburn 66-61.
Top ranked Kentucky is back in action tomorrow at South Carolina, with pre game coverage at 3:30 on Lite 98.7.
The Lexington Herald Leader reports LSU forward Malcom White sent an apology letter to both Kentucky’s Anthony Davis and Coach John Calipari this week. White apologized for the takedown of Davis in last Saturday’s game which led to his ejection. White said in both letters he acted out of frustration and not malice. The letters also stated the flagrant foul did not reflect how LSU coach Trent Johnson runs his program.
The Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Nashville Predators 4-1 Thursday night. The Predators are back at Bridgestone Arena tomorrow night hosting St. Louis, with coverage of the game at 7 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.