Shemwell, McGregor homer as Lady Cols upend Caldwell
A three-run home run from Reni Shemwell and a solo shot from Lai Lai McGregor propelled the Christian County Lady Colonels past Caldwell County 12-2 in five innings on Friday.
The Lady Colonels jumped out in a big way in the second inning, scoring nine runs in the frame. The top three in County’s order (Pickle Winkler, Riley Hancock, Shemwell), finished the game batting 5-for-8 at at the plate, scoring four runs and batting in eight on the day.
McGregor went 2-for-3 on the day and is the only player outside of the top three to record multiple hits in the game.
The Lady Colonels face Daviess County and Male today at home.
Todd Central fall to Union County
Todd County Central scored six runs, but couldn’t keep Union County off the scoreboard, falling 12-6 to the Bravettes on Friday.
After a 4-1 start to the year, the Lady Rebels have dropped seven of their last nine games and sit at 6-8 on the year.
Todd travels to Hopkinsville on Monday to face University Heights.
County falls in first game of Lumberjack Classic
Christian County opened the South Warren Lumberjack Classic on Friday night, but fell 6-2 to Butler County.
The Colonels only got three hits on the night. Houston George and David Krzywada recorded the pair of RBI in the loss. Josh Snorton had the third and final hit.
County continues its journey through the tournament today, facing Butler County again, as well as host team South Warren.
Hoptown splits with Henderson County
The Hopkinsville tennis team was back in action on Friday as it played host to Henderson County.
On the boys' side, the Colonels snagged a 3-1 victory, while the Lady Tigers defeated the Lady Colonels 8-1.
The Colonels won all three singles matches, but the team of James Folz and Spencer Powell defeated Bryan Dohm and Thomas Berger in straight sets to win the doubles match.
Hopkinsville's girls went perfect in singles and 2-1 in doubles. Abby Moss and Sophie Maddux won both of their two-set matches while Allie Fort, Ella Lester, Ella Brown and Grasen Givens all were victorious in one-set competition.
UHA's Alexander with win in seeded match
While Henderson County arrived at Ruff Park to face Hopkinsville, the Colonels did have one singles match on the card not against the Tigers, as Isaac Holland faced off against University Heights Academy's Ethan Alexander.
In a match with regional seeding implications, Alexander powered through and won in straight sets (7-5, 6-2).