Monday’s High School Scoreboard
Girls State Soccer Tournament 1st round: Murray High defeated Madisonville 5-1 to advance to the quarterfinals, while Bowling Green shutout Daviess County 4-0.
Boys State Soccer Tournament 1st round: Henderson County meets Marshall County, while Bowling Green faces Owensboro.
Volleyball: Heritage Christian Academy meets Glasgow Christian Academy in the KCAA Region 1 championship game at Warrior Gym. The winner gets the top seed for the KCAA State Tournament coming up Friday and Saturday at Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia.
The game begins at 5, with all proceeds from the match going to the Jim Perrin Scholarship Fund.
A local volleyball official has been chosen to work the KHSAA State tournament this weekend at Valley High School in Louisville. Chuck Standiford is a teacher at Christian County Middle School.
High School Football: The Associated Press has released its weekly polls.
Class 5-A: Bowling Green remains number one, Warren Central is 4th, Graves County 7th, Christian County 8th and Greenwood 10th.
Class 3-A: Louisville Central is still first, Fort Campbell 6th and Paducah Tilghman is 9th.
Class 2-A: Owensboro Catholic number one, Caldwell County 5th and Murray High 6th.
Class A: Mayfield still number one, with Russellville 8th.
Class 4-A: Highlands remains number one, Warren East 5th and Lone Oak 10th.
Class 6-A: Trinity is number one, with Henderson County 6th this week.
College Basketball: WPSD reported on its website Monday the judge in the case of Murray State basketball player Zay Jackson recused himself. Jackson was to be sentenced on two counts of first degree wanton endangerment, however, Chief Circuit Judge Dennis Foust said before the sentencing was to begin he wants everyone to have “confidence in the court system” in this case.
A chief regional judge will now preside over the case set to resume November 13th. Jackson was arrested on vehicular assault charges after hitting two people in the Murray Walmart parking lot in September. Jackson remains on suspension from the basketball team.
Defending national champion Kentucky is the pick of Southeastern Conference media to win the league again this season. The Wildcats received 17 of 24 first place votes. Tennessee was picked to finish 4th in the league, while Vanderbilt was picked 10th.
UK freshman Nerlens Noel and Tennesee’s Jarnell Stokes were named to the first team pre season. Kentucky freshman Alex Poythress was named to the second team pre season, along with Tennessee senior Jeronne Maymon.
Kentucky has its Blue-White scrimmage tomorrow night in Rupp Arena, with coverage at 6 on Lite 98.7.
College Football: Kentucky coach Joker Phillips said Monday several key players are recovering from injuries and could play against Missouri Saturday. The group includes quarterback Patrick Towles, safeties Martavious Neloms and Mikie Benton, along with cornerback Cartier Rice and offensive lineman Zach West.
Meanwhile, Missouri quarterback James Franklin is listed as doubtful for this week’s game due to a sprained MCL in his left knee. Coverage of Saturday’s game begins at 9:30 on Lite 98.7.
NFL: Tennessee Titans quarterback Matt Hasselbeck should start again Sunday when the Titans host the Indianapolis Colts. Hasselbeck has led the Titans to victories in the last two games and his good play is allowing extra time for Jake Locker’s non throwing shoulder injured against Houston in late September more time to heal.