High School Baseball-Monday scores: Madisonville clubbed Dawson Springs 25-1 in 5 innings, Paducah Tilghman edged Mayfield 3-2, as did Calloway County over Graves County 3-2 and Marshall County defeated Heath 11-6.
Today’s games: Christian County opens a two game 8th district series hosting University Heights at 6:30 this evening, with the Heritage Bank pre game show at 6:15 on News/Talk WHOP and online at whopam.com.
As play begins this evening Christian County and Hopkinsville are each 3-1 in district play and the Tigers will begin a two game 8th district series hosting Fort Campbell.
Other games have Trigg County at Caldwell County, Dawson Springs hosts Webster County, Todd Central welcomes Russellville, Logan County goes to Franklin Simpson, Hopkins Central hosts Livingston Central, Madisonville entertains Union County, Henderson County welcomes Crittenden County, Calloway County goes to Mayfield and Marshall County hosts St. Mary.
High School Softball-Monday scores: University Heights defeated Ohio County 5-1, Logan County edged Hart County 2-1, Henderson County shut out Hopkins Central 6-0, Graves County nipped St. Mary 1-0, Ballard Memorial held off Paducah Tilghman 4-3 in 10 innings and Massac County, IL run ruled Calloway County 10-0 in 6 innings.
Today’s games: Hopkinsville hosts Trigg County, University Heights goes to South Warren, Todd Central welcomes Logan County, Russellville hosts Metcalfe County, Dawson Springs entertains Crittenden County, Madisonville goes to Union County, Muhlenberg County travels to Ohio County, Webster County goes to Livingston Central, Henderson County at Hancock County, Paducah Tilghman hosts Carlisle County, Murray at Marshall County, Graves County is at Ballard Memorial.
High School Tennis: Play began Monday in the 2nd region girls tournament at Henderson County High School. Among the winners included doubles teams of Gretchen Powell and Sally Smith of UHA and Hopkinsville’s team of Olivia Harris and Claire Campbell who advanced to the semi finals, along with UHA singles player Kloe Freeman. The boys tournament is scheduled to begin today.
Christian County wrestler Kory Polley signed a collegiate letter Monday afternoon to wrestle for Campbellsville University. Polley was a six year varsity wrestler at Christian County, won 183 matches and made appearances in three state wrestling tournaments.
Golf: Former Hopkinsville High player Dayton Jones finished third at the NJCAA Division Two regional tournament which concluded Monday in Bloomington, IL. Jones fired rounds of 75-76 for a three round score of 220. The Rend Lake Community College golfer will now play in the NJCAA national tournament later this month in Scottsboro, AL.
Jones will also play in a preliminary qualifying round for the 2013 US Open later this week. Jones will play Thursday morning at the Sagamore Golf Club in Noblesville, IN.
College Football: Doctors say Kentucky safety Ashley Lowery is expected to make a complete recovery following a traffic accident over the weekend near his home in Georgia. The Courier Journal reports the family released a statement through the University of Kentucky Monday saying his condition has been upgraded to satisfactory and that his injuries were no longer life threatening.
Meanwhile, the Courier Journal reports Kentucky running back Justin Taylor is leaving the program. The redshirt freshman from Atlanta was listed fifth on the depth chart following spring practice. Taylor has been granted a release where he can transfer.
Minor League Baseball: The Bowling Green Hot Rods finished off a series with Clinton with a 4-2 victory. The Hot Rods are off today before opening a six game home stand starting with three games against West Michigan Wednesday night.
The Nashville Sounds finished their road trip with a 9-5 win Monday at Round Rock. The Sounds open an eight game home stand hosting Fresno this evening at Greer Stadium.