High School Softball-Tuesday scores: Ninth ranked Christian County secured the top seed in the 8th district tournament later this month at Fort Campbell with an 11-0 win over University Heights.
Hannah Bradshaw had three hits and two rbi to lead the Lady Colonels, while Maggie Glass went the distance allowing just three hits to get the pitching win. Christian County improved to 18-7/3-0 in district play. Two of UHA’s hits came from Makenzi Hamby, while Mackenzie Miles took the pitching loss. UHA is now 16-5/2-1 in district action.
Other games saw Hopkins Central shut out Hopkinsville 2-0, Dawson Springs over Trigg County 12-2 in 6 innings, Todd Central over Russellville 11-1, Franklin Simpson run ruled Logan County 20-0 in 3 innings, Webster County over Caldwell County 7-5, Union County shut out Crittenden County 10-0, Madisonville over Muhlenberg County 6-1, Marshall County shut out Graves County 10-0, Livingston Central run ruled Lyon County 16-0 in 4 innings.
Today’s games: University Heights goes to Ballard Memorial and Henderson County is at Evansville Memorial.
High School Baseball-Tuesday scores: Hopkinsville over Crittenden County 7-4, Hopkins Central edged UHA 2-1, Trigg County run ruled Dawson Springs 21-2 in 5 innings, Caldwell County defeated Madisonville 4-2, Calloway County edged Murray 7-6, Paducah Tilghman defeated Reidland 6-4.
Today’s games: Hopkinsville hosts Livingston Central, Muhlenberg County hosts McLean County.
Christian County volleyball player Lacy Walker signed a collegiate letter Tuesday to continue her athletic career at St. Catherine University. Walker was captain of the team her senior year and was an all district player in 2011 and 2012 and earned all region honors in 2012. Walker becomes the fifth player from the CCHS program to sign a collegiate letter.
Two more student/athletes will sign collegiate letters Thursday. A news release from Christian County Public Schools indicated Christian County’s Logan Patterson and Hopkinsville’s Gus Sholar would sign letters to continue their athletic careers in baseball, but as per usual did not indicate the schools they would be signing with. Patterson will sign his letter at 2 pm at CCHS, while Sholar will sign at 2:45 at HHS.
High School Basketball: Two members of Hopkinsville’s 2nd region champion team were named to the Associated Press second team All State Tuesday. Jordan Majors and Jaqualis Matlock were named to the team.
First team members included Kentucky signees Dominque Hawkins of Madison Central and Derek Willis of Bullitt East, with Omar Prewitt of Montgomery County, Darryl Hicks of Trinity and Quenten Snider of Manual also making the first team. Jason Booher of Covington Holmes was named coach of the year, with Dominque Hawkins was named player of the year.
The girls first team consisted of Makayla Epps and Kyvin Goodin-Rogers of Marion County, Becca Greenwell of Owensboro Catholic, China Dow of Louisville Christian and Larryn Brooks of Madison Central. Makayla Epps was named player of the year, with Notre Dame’s Nicole Levandusky named coach of the year.
College Basketball: Austin Peay’s women’s program has signed another guard for the 2013-14 season. The school announced Tuesday April Rivers of Las Vegas will join the program. Rivers played at Bishop Gorman High School where she averaged 15.8 points per game during her senior year. Rivers is the fifth signee for Coach Carrie Daniels team for next season.
Pat Summitt will remain as head coach emeritus of the women’s basketball program at the University of Tennessee. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports the university is working on a one year contract after her current deal expired Tuesday.
College Baseball: Louisville defeated Western Kentucky 6-2, Murray State lost at Arkansas Pine Bluff 8-7.
Minor League Baseball: The Bowling Green Hot Rods shut out Peoria 8-0 Tuesday. The Hot Rods begin a six game road trip this evening at Kane County. The Nashville Sounds lost again at Oklahoma City 4-2, with game three this evening at Oklahoma City.
NHL: The Tennessean reports the Nashville Predators and forward Patric Hornqvist have agreed to a contract extension. Hornqvist, who was to become a restricted free agent, received a five year deal worth $21.25 million. Injuries held Hornqvist to just 24 games this season, where he scored four goals.