High School Baseball-Tuesday scores: Christian County took the 8th district lead following a come from behind 3-1 win over University Heights. The Blazers got a first inning run on a single by Chandler West which brought home Darrian Mc Combs. That run held up until Christian County got two runs in the bottom of the fifth when a throwing error by Blazers pitcher Jacob Stevens allowed Wyatt Langhi to score to tie the game.
David Smith had a ground rule double later in the inning that brought home Logan Patterson with the go ahead run. Christian County got an insurance run in the bottom of the 6th. Chance Carner got the pitching win, with Logan Patterson collecting the save for Christian County, while Jacob Stevens took the loss for UHA. Christian County is now 19-13/4-1 in district play, while UHA is 10-8/2-3 in district action.
Christian County has a one game lead on Hopkinsville, who was rained out for the second straight night against Fort Campbell.
Other games saw: Trigg County edge Caldwell County 3-2, Russellville over Todd Central 11-2, Union County shut out Madisonville 4-0, Muhlenberg County defeated Bowling Green 7-4, Calloway County blanked Mayfield 7-0, Graves County over Reidland 11-6, Lone Oak over Ballard Memorial 13-3, Marshall County over St. Mary 9-6 and Paducah Tilghman shut out Heath 5-0.
Today’s games: University Heights hosts Christian County in the 2nd of the 8th district series, with first pitch at 5:30. The Heritage Bank pre game show is on the air at 5:15 on News/Talk WHOP and online at whopam.com.
Hopkinsville hosts Fort Campbell in a doubleheader at Tiger Field beginning at 5 pm. Other games have Reidland at Lone Oak.
High School Softball-Tuesday scores: Christian County edged Franklin Simpson 2-1, Trigg County run ruled Hopkinsville 12-2 in 6 innings, South Warren slid by University Heights 2-1, Todd Central shut out Logan County 2-0, Madisonville defeated Union County 7-4, Apollo edged Hopkins Central 4-3, Muhlenberg County over Ohio County 11-1, Hancock County over Henderson County 8-3, Livingston Central blanked Webster County 7-0, Paducah Tilghman edged Carlisle County 4-3 in 8 innings, Marshall County shut out Murray 6-0, Ballard Memorial edged Graves County 2-1.
Today’s games: Muhlenberg County hosts McLean County, St. Mary at Heath and Reidland at Hickman County.
High School Tennis: Play at the Boys 2nd region tennis tournament at Henderson County was postponed because of rain. The tournament will be held today, with the Girls tournament semi finals and finals taking place Thursday.
Christian County High student/athlete Korey Mosley will sign his collegiate letter to continue his football career today. The Kentucky New Era reports Mosley will sign with Murray State during a ceremony at 2:30 at the CCHS Library.
College Football: The Bowling Green Daily News reported Tuesday Western Kentucky quarterback James Mauro announced Monday via Twitter he plans to transfer. The redshirt sophomore played three games during his WKU career. Mauro indicated he has received interest from a number of Division One, Ivy League, top national junior colleges and lower division programs for his services.
College Basketball: University of Tennessee guard Trae Golden is leaving the program. Golden through a news release issued by UT Tuesday said he enjoyed his three years in Knoxville, but plans to play his senior year elsewhere. Golden averaged 12.1 points this past season for the Vols.
The national semifinal games of the men’s Final Four are moving to cable next year. CBS and Turner Sports announced Tuesday the national semi finals will air on TBS in 2014 and 2015 with the national championship game remaining both years on CBS. Under the 14 year deal the companies signed with the NCAA in 2010, CBS and TBS will alternate broadcasting the entire Final Four after 2015. TBS will have it in 2016, CBS in 2017.
College Softball: The Ohio Valley Conference tournament begins today at top seed and host Eastern Illinois. Murray State is the 4th seed and faces 5th seed UT Martin at 5:30 this afternoon.
The SEC tournament begins today in Lexington, with 7th seeded Kentucky meeting 10th seed South Carolina at 5:30 Hopkinsville time this evening.
Former Christian County standout and current UK catcher Griffin Joiner has been honored for her play by the Southeastern Conference. The sophomore was named to the All SEC second team. Joiner is hitting .327 this season with 10 home runs, 13 doubles and 27 runs scored along with 41 RBI.
Minor League Baseball: The Nashville Sounds opened their home stand with an 8-3 loss to Fresno. The teams play a matinee game at 11:05 this morning at Greer Stadium.
The Bowling Green Hot Rods open a six game home stand hosting the West Michigan Whitecaps at Bowling Green Ballpark at 7:05 this evening.