High School Baseball/Softball scores from Wednesday
6th district baseball final at Henderson County: Henderson County drilled Union County 17-1 in 5 innings.
6th district softball semi final at Henderson County: Union County blanked Webster County 3-0.
7th district baseball semi final at Caldwell County: Caldwell County defeated Hopkins Central 12-2 in five innings.
13th district softball final at Russellville: Franklin Simpson defeated Todd Central 4-0.
5th district finals at Trigg County: Baseball has Trigg County meeting Crittenden County, with softball having Livingston Central meeting Lyon County.
6th district softball final at Henderson County: Union County meets Henderson County.
7th district baseball final at Caldwell County: Caldwell County meets Madisonville.
7th district softball semi final at Dawson Springs: Dawson Springs meets Hopkins Central.
Pairings for the Kentucky Christian Athletic Association state baseball and softball tournaments have been announced.
Heritage Christian Academy is the top seed in the baseball tournament and will host the winner of today’s game between North Hardin Christian and Grace Baptist next Tuesday at 4:30. If the Warriors advance, they will meet Community Christian or Trinity Christian Thursday May 30th in Georgetown.
HCA’s Lady Warriors are the 3rd seed in the softball tournament and will host Somerset Christian at 4:30 next Tuesday. If the Lady Warriors win, they will play 2nd seeded Trinity Friday May 31st in Georgetown.
High School Football: Christian County’s Juan Jones will sign a collegiate letter today to play for Kentucky Wesleyan College. Jones had an injury plagued senior year, but managed to play seven contests and rush for 281 yards and four touchdowns for the Colonels.
High School Basketball: The Madisonville Messenger reports Hopkins Central has named a new boys basketball coach. Trigg County assistant Rex Booth will take over the Storm program. Booth came to Trigg County last year after serving as a head coach at Livingston Central, leading the Cardinals to the 2011-12 5th district title.
College Baseball: Western Kentucky lost its opener in the Sun Belt Conference tournament Wednesday, falling to Florida Atlantic 5-4. Former Hopkinsville High pitcher Justin Hageman took the loss for WKU, to even his record to 2-2 on the season.
After giving up five runs-three earned in the first two innings, Hageman allowed only two hits in his last 5 1/3 innings. Hageman also struck out five and walked two batters. The Hilltoppers meet Arkansas State in an elimination game at 9:30 this morning in Lafayette, LA.
Austin Peay begins play in the OVC tournament today at the Ballpark at Jackson in Jackson, TN. The top seeded Governors meet Eastern Kentucky, who defeated Jacksonville State 11-2 Wednesday. The game begins at 3 pm.
Golf: Former Hopkinsville High and Rend Lake College golfer Dayton Jones shot his second consecutive 71 at the NJCAA Division II national championship in Scottsboro Alabama Wednesday. Jones is at two under par 142, tied for ninth place, six strokes behind the leader heading into today’s third round.
Princeton’s Emma Talley fired a one under par 71 in the second round of the NCAA Women’s Golf Championship Wednesday in Athens, GA. Talley and her University of Alabama teammates fired a four under par 284, but sit 12 shots behind leader Southern California. Talley is tied for 10th individually heading into today’s third round.