High School Softball-Tuesday scores: 7th ranked Christian County scored 12 of their 13 runs in the 2nd and 3rd innings in downing Hopkinsville 13-0. Kalan Alder had three hits and four RBI to lead Christian County, while Maggie Glass and Alexis Sumner combined to allow Hopkinsville just one hit, an infield single by Bailey Downs. Christian County improved to 18-5/2-0 in district play, while Hopkinsville went to 1-14/1-2 in district competition.
Elsewhere: Lyon County defeated Trigg County 6-1, Hopkins Central over Dawson Springs 13-2, Livingston Central run ruled Crittenden County 12-0 in 6 innings, Madisonville edged Henderson County 6-5, Union County shut out Webster County 12-0, Marshall County defeated Murray 5-1.
High School Baseball-Tuesday scores: Hopkinsville edged University Heights 4-3 in 8 innings to sweep the 8th district series between the teams. The wins put the Tigers into a first place tie with Christian County in the 8th district race as both teams are now 3-1 in district play.
Elsewhere: Franklin Simpson defeated Logan County 5-1, Trigg County run ruled Lyon County 21-1 in five innings, Caldwell County edged Mayfield 3-2, Hopkins Central won a pair of games over Dawson Springs 10-0 in 5 innings and 6-0, Madisonville won a slug fest with Crittenden County 15-11, Livingston Central over Union County 6-1, Henderson County defeated Webster County 10-1, Owensboro Catholic over Muhlenberg County 7-3.
High School Tennis: University Heights defeated Henderson County’s boys and girls teams Tuesday. The Blazers won 6-3, while the Lady Blazers won 5-4.
College Basketball: Former Kentucky player Nerlens Noel met with reporters Tuesday and says he has no regrets about his brief Wildcat career. Noel says his torn ACL—repaired surgically six weeks ago—is doing well and he hopes to be able to play by Christmas time. Noel did say it was a hard decision to leave for the NBA, but said Coach John Calipari prepared him well to move to the next level.
The Leaf Chronicle reports Austin Peay has landed another prospect for its junior college laden recruiting class. Washington DC native Edward Dyson is coming to Clarksville, via Cloud County Community College in Kansas. The 6-4 Dyson averaged 15.1 points and 5.4 rebounds last season.
College Baseball: In a game that took 6 hours and 3 minutes to complete and lasted 18 innings, Western Kentucky got a walk off home run from Trevor Lowe in the bottom of the 18th to defeat Kentucky 3-2.
Former Hopkinsville High pitcher Justin Hageman got the start, going 5 1/3 innings allowing a run on four hits, walking two and striking out four in 93 pitches. The game is believed to be the longest in the history of WKU baseball and the longest in Division 1 this season.
Minor League Baseball: The Bowling Green Hot Rods got a 12-6 win over Fort Wayne Tuesday morning at Bowling Green Ballpark. The teams are scheduled to close out the series with a 7:05 game this evening.
The Nashville Sounds dropped the series finale with Omaha 7-1 Tuesday. The Sounds are off today, before opening a series with the Memphis Redbirds tomorrow night at Greer Stadium.
NHL: The Nashville Predators ended the home portion of the season with a 4-3 win over Calgary at Bridgestone Arena. The Predators close out the shortened season with road games at Detroit Thursday and Columbus Saturday.