High School Baseball-Wednesday scores: 8th ranked Henderson County defeated Hopkinsville 6-1.
Today’s games: University Heights meets Webster County in the 2nd region All A championship game at Dawson Springs, Fort Campbell hosts Springfield, TN, Trigg County travels to Stewart County, TN, Logan County hosts Allen County Scottsville, Russellville goes to Muhlenberg County, Hopkins Central goes to Livingston Central, Madisonville entertains Henderson County, Crittenden County welcomes Lyon County.
High School Softball-Wednesday scores: Hopkinsville’s Lady Tigers got their first win and first district win of the season with a 13-3 win at Fort Campbell. Lyon County advanced to the 2nd region All A championship game with a 4-2 win over Dawson Springs.
Today’s games: Livingston Central meets Lyon County in the 2nd region All A championship game, Dawson Springs hosts Caldwell County, Logan County travels to Barren County, Trigg County hosts Todd Central, Madisonville goes to Hopkins Central, Webster County hosts Union County, Graves County at St. Mary, Paducah Tilghman hosts Lone Oak, Muhlenberg County welcomes Ohio County, Calloway County is at Carlisle County.
The Kentucky New Era reports former Hopkinsville High baseball player Jarod Perry has committed to play next season at the University of Evansville. Perry is a sophomore outfielder for Kaskaskia College in Illinois, where he is hitting .360 with 18 RBI and 12 stolen bases.
Perry will also play this summer for the Madisonville-Tradewater Pirates of the Ohio Valley League. Perry will join former Christian County players Cole Isom and Kyle Spencer at Evansville next year.
College Basketball: Austin Peay on Wednesday signed the nation’s third leading scorer in junior college basketball. Markee Mazyck is a 6-5 forward from Frederick Community College in Maryland who averaged 22.5 points per game last season. He will have two years of eligibility at Austin Peay.
Murray State also picked up a signee Wednesday, signing 6-7 forward Jonathan Fairell from Indian River Community College in Fort Pierce, FL. Fairell averaged 17.7 points and 11.8 rebounds per game last season and was a 66 percent shooter from the field. Fairell will have two years of eligibility.
The University of Tennessee also got a signee Wednesday. Guard Darius Thompson of Blackman High School became the fourth signee for Coach Cuonzo Martin’s recruiting class. Thompson averaged 16.4 points, 6.4 assists and 3.6 rebounds during his senior year.
The Lexington Herald Leader reports Kentucky basketball assistant Rod Strickland is about to leave to join Oliver Purnell’s staff at DePaul University. Strickland—a DePaul alum-- has been at Kentucky since John Calipari took the job in 2009. A UK spokesman could not confirm the report Wednesday.
Minor League Baseball: The Bowling Green Hot Rods were rained out at Great Lakes last night. The game will be played at a later date. The teams will close out the series this evening.
The Nashville Sounds were also rained out Wednesday at the Iowa Cubs. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader June 19th in Des Moines. The teams will play game two of their shortened series this evening.
MLB: The Cincinnati Reds completed a series sweep of Philadelphia last night, winning a suspended game from Tuesday night 1-0 and winning the regular game 11-2. The Reds open a series with the Miami Marlins this evening, with pre game coverage beginning at 5:40 on News/Talk WHOP.