WSIP Sports 5-22-2017


H.S. Baseball District Tournaments


Jenkins - at Knott Co Central - 6:00 PM 53rd District
TBA - vs.Letcher Co Cent. (at Knott Co Cent.) - 7:30 PM 53rd District
Perry Co Central - vs.Buckhorn (at Hazard) - 6:00 PM 54th District
Leslie County - at Hazard - 8:00 PM 54th District
Jackson City - at Wolfe County - 7:00 PM 55th District
Lee County - at Powell County - 5:30 PM 56th District
Estill County - vs.Owsley County (at Powell County) - 8:00 PM 56th District
Shelby Valley - at East Ridge - 6:30 PM 59th District
Belfry - at Lawrence County - 6:00 PM 60th District
Pike Co Central - vs.Phelps (at Lawrence County) - 8:30 PM 60th District
Rowan County - at Menifee County - 5:30 PM 61st District
Bath County - vs.Fleming County (at Menifee County) - 7:00 PM 61st District
East Carter - at Morgan County - 6:00 PM 62nd District
Greenup County - vs.Raceland (at Russell) - 5:00 PM 63rd District
Lewis County - at Russell - 7:30 PM 63rd District
Ashland Blazer - vs.Fairview (at Boyd County) - 6:00 PM 64th District

H.S. Softball District Tournaments


Letcher Co Central - at Cordia - 5:30 PM 53rd District
Knott County Central - vs.Jenkins (at Cordia) - 7:00 PM 53rd District
Leslie County - vs.Buckhorn (at Perry Co Central) - 5:30 PM 54th District
Hazard - at Perry County Central - 7:00 PM 54th District
Jackson City - vs.Breathitt County (at Wolfe County) - 5:30 PM 55th District
Estill County - vs.Owsley County (at Powell County) - 5:30 PM 56th District
Lee County - at Powell County - 7:00 PM 56th District
Paintsville - at Johnson Central - 5:00 PM 57th District
Sheldon Clark - vs. Magoffin County (at Johnson Central) - 7:00 PM 57th District
Phelps - at Lawrence County - 6:00 PM 60th District
Belfry - vs. Pike County Central (at Lawrence County) - 8:30 PM 60th District
Menifee County - at Fleming County - 6:00 PM 61st District
East Carter - vs.Elliott County (at West Carter) - 5:30 PM 62nd District
Morgan County - at West Carter - 7:30 PM 62nd District
Lewis County - at Russell - 5:30 PM 63rd District
Greenup County - vs.Raceland (at Russell) - 7:30 PM 63rd District

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H.S. Track and Field

* Congratulations to JCHS Track and Field State participants on their recent accomplishments in Class 2-A.

* Jr. Marcus Wells – State Shotput Champion and 4th Place Discus Throw
* Bekah Preston – 6th Place Long Jump and 7th Place 100 Meter Dash
* Josh Irvin – 2nd Place Discus Throw

As a Team JCHS Girls Finished 21st and Boys Finished 8th in Class 2-A

* Congratulations to Paintsville Track and Field State participants on their recent accomplishments in Class 1-A.

* Tyrese Allen – 8th Place Shotput
* Silas Stambaugh – 8th Place 200 Meter Dash
* Abbey Meade – 15th Place 100 Meter Hurdles
* Tori Nordin – 17th Place 200 Meter Dash and 23rd Place 100 Meter Dash
* Tori Nordin, Abbey Meade, Abby James and Presley Chirico – 12th Place 4x100 Meter Relay and 15th Place 4x200 Meter Relay

UK Baseball and Softball

* For the fifth time in program history, the Kentucky softball team is off to the NCAA Super Regional round, claiming a sweep of the 2017 NCAA Lexington Regional thanks to a 4-2 win over the Illinois Fighting Illini on Sunday afternoon at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington. The Wildcats will face the winner of the Eugene, Oregon Regional next weekend in a best-of-three series that will be three games over three days. Currently, Oregon is in the driver’s seat as the 2-0 team. Should Oregon win the regional, UK will travel to Jane Sanders Stadium in Oregon for the super. If Wisconsin wins the regional, Kentucky will host the super regional.

* The Kentucky Wildcats Baseball Team earned the No. 3 seed in the SEC Baseball Tournament that is set to start on May 23 in Hoover, Ala. Kentucky's tournament play starts Wednesday, May 24, at 10:30 AM vs the Winner of South Carolina vs. 6 Vanderbilt.

Cincinnati Reds

Rookie pitcher Kyle Freeland hit one of Colorado's four solo homers off Bronson Arroyo on Sunday, leading the Rockies to a 6-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. The Rockies extended the best start in franchise history by taking two of three from slumping Cincinnati. They have the NL's best record at 28-17. Joey Votto and Scott Schebler homered for the Reds. Arroyo drops to 3-4 on the season. Cincinnati will stay at Home Tonight and Tuesday as they will host their IN-State Rival Cleveland Indians @ GABP. Gametime Tonight is set for 7:10 PM.

WSIP Sports 5-19-2017


H.S. Baseball

Thursday Scores

Allen Central 6 vs. Sheldon Clark 2  
Johnson Central 21 at Belfry 4 (5 innings)
Paintsville 3 vs. Letcher County Central 2  
Pike County Central 14 vs. East Ridge 1 (5 innings)
Shelby Valley 8 vs. Grundy, VA 5  

Tonight (Weather Permitting)

Prestonsburg - at Greenup County - 6:00 PM
Scott County - at Johnson Central - 8:00 PM
Ashland Blazer - at Lawrence County - 6:00 PM
Allen Central - at Perry County Central - 5:30 PM
Boyd County - at Pikeville - 6:30 PM

* Live on WSIP 98.9 FM and www.wsipfm.com

H.S. Softball

Thursday Scores

Allen Central 5 at Shelby Valley 4  
Johnson Central 14 at Montgomery County 2  
Pikeville 10 at Pike County Central 0 (5 innings)
Prestonsburg 22 vs. Jenkins 7 (4 innings)
Russell 4 vs. Lawrence County 3  
Sheldon Clark 19 at Betsy Layne 9 (5 innings)

Tonight (Weather Permitting)

Johnson Central - vs.Raceland @ Ashland - 7:30 PM
Johnson Central - at Ashland Blazer - 5:30 PM
Pikeville - vs.Rockcastle County - 8:15 PM
Prestonsburg - at Fairview - 6:00 PM
Pikeville - at Madison Southern - 6:30 PM

H.S. Basketball

* Robbie Russell has resigned as boys basketball coach at Magoffin Co. Russell spent five seasons as head coach of the Hornets. He went 75-67 in those five years and led the program to two 15th Region tournaments. Magoffin County's appearance in the 2016 regional tournament was its first since 2006. The Hornets played in back-to-back 15th Region tournaments (2016-17) for the first time since playing in four straight from 1998-2001.

* Former Sheldon Clark boys basketball coach Frankie Smith is returning to Eastern Kentucky. He will be introduced Monday as the new head coach at Bell Co High School. Smith spent three seasons at Sheldon Clark from 2012-2015 where he went 63-24. He led the Cardinals to the 2015 57th District championship and an appearance in the 15th Region championship game in 2013. The last two seasons, Smith has been on the Christian Co sideline. He compiled a 56-11 record during those two years and led the Colonels to two 8th District titles and two 2nd Region championship games, advancing to the Sweet 16 in 2016.

Cincinnati Reds

Javier Baez hit a grand slam, Kris Bryant homered and the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-5 Thursday to complete a three-game sweep and give Cincinnati their 6th straight loss. Chicago outscored Cincinnati 25-15 in the series and has 23 wins in its last 28 games against the Reds. Reds starter Amir Garrett picks up the loss and drops to 3-3 on the season. The Reds return Home tonight for a 3 game weekend series vs the Colorado Rockies. Tonight’s game is set for 7:10 PM, Saturday’s game is set for a 4:10 PM start and Sunday is scheduled for 1:10 PM.


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