Wednesday, May 8th Sports Update: High School Baseball and Sports Recap

In high school baseball action, Somerset secured a solid 4-1 victory over Wayne County, while Corbin emerged victorious with a 5-1 win against Southwestern. These matchups showcased the talent and determination of the young athletes on the field.

Looking ahead to Friday, the Southwestern Warriors are set to clash with the Somerset Briar Jumpers at 6 PM, promising an exciting showdown for fans. Catch all the action live on Somerset 106.1 FM &

In high school softball, the Somerset Lady Briar Jumpers dominated Garrard County with an impressive 19-4 victory in just four innings. Meanwhile, the Pulaski County Lady Maroons secured a hard-fought 2-1 win against South Laurel, and the Southwestern Lady Warriors clinched a close 6-5 victory over Green County. These games showcased the skill and determination of the teams as they battled for victory on the diamond.

Shifting to MLB action, the Cincinnati Reds faced off against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the opener of their three-game series at GABP. Despite a strong effort, the Reds fell short with a 6-2 loss. Jonathan India and Tyler Stephenson provided some highlights with their home runs, but it wasn’t enough to secure the win.

Looking ahead to Wednesday, the Reds gear up for Game 2 of the series with RHP Graham Ashcraft (3-1/3.63 ERA) taking the mound. Tune in for live coverage starting at 6:10 PM, with the first pitch scheduled for 6:40 PM on WTLO AM 1480/97.7 FM.

In college football news, former Rutgers quarterback and Owensboro standout Gavin Wimsatt announced his transfer to the University of Kentucky. Wimsatt brings a wealth of experience and talent to the Wildcats, having demonstrated his skills both on the field and in the air. With his addition, the UK quarterback room continues to strengthen, setting the stage for an exciting season ahead.