Wednesday, June 16, 2021

KHSAA Baseball Tournament

We are down to the quarter-finals at Legends Field in Lexington:

Wednesday, June 16:
Danville v. Lex. Lafayette
Collins v. McCracken Co.

Thursday, June 17:
Lyon Co. v. Whitley Co.
Hazard v. Lou. Trinity

McCracken County made the state semi-finals in every year from 2016 to 2019.  Here's what happened:

In 2016, St. X beat McCracken County 3-2 and went on to win the state tournament.

In 2017, Pleasure Ridge Park beat McCracken County 6-3 and went on to win the state tournament.

In 2018, Highlands beat McCracken County 4-3 and lost to St. X in the final.

In 2019, McCracken County beat Trinity 6-5 -- and then lost to Tates Creek 4-2 in the final.

Monday, June 14, 2021

College Baseball

Here are the scores from yesterday's Super Regionals:

Sunday, June 13, 2021:
Virginia 4, Dallas Baptist 0 (Series tied 1-1)
(3) Tennessee 15, Louisiana St. 6 (Tennessee advances to College World Series)
N. Carolina St. 3, (1) Arkansas 2 (N. Carolina St. advances to College World Series)
(10) Notre Dame 9, (7) Mississippi St. 1 (Series tied 1-1)
(5) Arizona 16, (12) Mississippi 3 (Arizona advances to College World Series)
(2) Texas 12, S. Florida 4 (Texas advances to College World Series)

So Bracket One of the College World Series is complete:

N. Carolina St.
(9) Stanford
(5) Arizona
(4) Vanderbilt

Bracket Two looks like this:

(2) Texas
(7) Mississippi St. or (10) Notre Dame
Virginia or Dallas Baptist
(3) Tennessee

A showdown between Texas and Tennessee would be interesting; the two UT's don't meet very often.

Sunday, June 13, 2021

College Baseball

Here are the results so far from the Super Regionals (national seeds in parentheses):

Friday, June 11:
(4) Vanderbilt 2, (13) E. Carolina 0
(9) Stanford 15, (8) Texas Tech 3
(1) Arkansas 21, N. Carolina St. 2
(5) Arizona 9, (12) Mississippi 3

Saturday, June 12:
(4) Vanderbilt 4, (13) E. Carolina 1 (Vanderbilt to the College World Series)
(9) Stanford 9, (8) Texas Tech 0 (Stanford to the College World Series)
(7) Mississippi St. 9, (10) Notre Dame 8
Dallas Baptist 6, Virginia 5
N. Carolina St. 6, (1) Arkansas 5 (Series tied 1-1)
(3) Tennessee 4, Louisiana St. 2
(2) Texas 4, S. Florida 3
(12) Mississippi 12, (5) Arizona 3 (Series tied 1-1)

Sunday, June 13:
Virginia 4, Dallas Baptist 0 (Series tied 1-1)
(3) Tennessee 15, Louisiana St. 6 (Tennessee to the College World Series)

That leaves the following games for tonight:

(1) Arkansas v. N. Carolina St. (elimination game)
(7) Mississippi St. v. (10) Notre Dame
(5) Arizona v. (12) Mississippi (elimination game)
(3) Texas v. S. Florida

Saturday, June 12, 2021

College Baseball

Here are the results so far from the Super Regionals:

Friday, June 11, 2021:
Vanderbilt 2, E. Carolina 0
Stanford 15, Texas Tech 3
Arkansas 21, N. Carolina St. 2
Arizona 9, Mississippi 3

Saturday, June 12, 2021:
Vanderbilt 4, E. Carolina 1 (Vanderbilt advances to the College World Series)
Stanford 9, Texas Tech 0 (Stanford advances to the College World Series)
N. Carolina St. 6, Arkansas 5 (series tied 1-1)
Dallas Baptist 6, Virginia 5
Mississippi St. 9, Notre Dame 8

Right now, LSU leads Tennessee 2-1 in Knoxville in the top of the 6th.