LETCHER COUNTY CENTRAL BASEBALL/SOFTBALL HONORS
Letcher County Central Cougar Baseball players Dakota Adams, Jarrett Fields, Max Hall and Mason Salyers were named to the All 53rd District Team for 2014.
LCC Lady Cougar Softball players Carli Combs, Makaley Johnson, Cheyanne Stidham and Hannah Wampler were named to the All 53rd District Team for 2014.
Cougar Baseball Players Zane Blair and Dakota Yonts were also named to the 2014 14th Region All Tournament Team and Lady Cougar Softball Player Carli Combs was named to the 2014 14th Region All Tournament Team.
KHSAA BOYS BASEBALL STATE TOURNAMENT
The 2014 Rawlings/KHSAA Baseball State Tournament got underway Monday at Whitaker Bank Ball Park in Lexington with the first four opening round games being played and 2 mountain teams winning.
The 14th Region Champion, the Hazard Bulldogs advanced to the quarterfinals with a 5-1 win over McCracken County in the opening game of the tournament.
Also 13th Region Champion, South Laurel beat Scott High School 4-1 to advance to the quarterfinals.
Also Monday, Simon Kenton beat Southwestern 2-1 and South Warren shutout Daviess County 4-0.
On Wednesday in the quarterfinal matchups Hazard will play Simon Kenton at 6:00pm and South Laurel will play South Warren.
Today, the last 4 opening round games will be played with 15th Region champion Johnson Central taking on Tates Creek this evening at 6:00pm.
The other 3 opening round games today are North Bullitt vs. ETown at 11:00am, Boyd County against Conner at 1:30pm and St. X battles Union County at 8:30pm.
Today's winners will play Thursday, the semifinals will be held on Friday and championship game Saturday in the Baseball State Tournament.
KHSAA GIRLS STATE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT
The Worth KHSAA Softball State Tournament begins this Thursday at Fischer Park in Owensboro.
13th Region Champion South Laurel will play George Rogers Clark from Winchester, 14th Region Champ Estill County takes on Highlands and 15th Region winner Johnson Central plays Anderson County in the opening round of the double elimination tournament.
REDS BASEBALL BEGINS 10 GAME HOME STAND
The Reds are 7.5 games behind Milwaukee in the NL Central in 4th place. They were off Monday before beginning a 10 game 3 team home stand at Great American Ball Park against the Giants, Phillies and Dodgers. The Reds will play the first of 3 against the San Francisco Giants tonight. Game time is 7:10. Pre-game begins at 6:40pm on AM 920 WTCW.