Friday, May 10th Sports Update: High School Softball Results and Weekend Baseball Preview, Plus Thursday MLB Recap

In Thursday’s high school softball action, the Pulaski County Lady Maroons secured a 6-4 victory over Madison Central, while the Somerset Christian School Lady Cougars dominated with a 12-0 win over Metcalfe County in just four innings. These impressive performances showcased the talent and determination of these young athletes on the diamond.

Turning our attention to Friday’s high school baseball matchup, the Southwestern Warriors are set to take on the Somerset Briar Jumpers at Charlie Taylor Field at 6 PM. Excitement is building for this showdown, with live coverage kicking off at 5:45 PM on Somerset 106.1 FM & Fans can expect a thrilling game as these two teams battle it out on the diamond.

In MLB action on Thursday, Jeimer Candelario delivered a standout performance for the Cincinnati Reds, launching a homer in a hard-fought 5-4 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks in the series finale at GABP. Despite the outcome, Candelario’s impressive display highlighted the Reds’ determination and resilience on the field.

Looking ahead to Friday, the Reds (16-21/4th NL Central) embark on a challenging three-city, nine-game road trip, starting with a series against the San Francisco Giants (17-22/4th NL West). Left-handed pitcher Andrew Abbott (1-4/3.32 ERA) is set to start the opener for Cincinnati, with live coverage beginning at 9:45 PM and first pitch scheduled for 10:15 PM on WTLO AM 1480/97.7 FM. It promises to be an exciting matchup as the Reds look to kick off their road trip with a strong performance against a formidable opponent.