The High School Baseball State Tournament begins today. The Semi-Finals start this morning at 9:00 am with the Class 2A Semi-Finals between Dollardsville Big Sandy and Groveton followed by Muenster and Albany at noon. Class 4A teams meet as Waco Robinson plays Sinton at 1:00 pm. Pleasant Grove is up against Abilene Wylie at 4:00. Central Heights and Whitesboro square off in the 3A Semi-Finals at 4:00 as well, while Georgetown Gateway faces Wall at 7:00. The Class 5A Semi is tomorrow, while 1A and 6A are on Friday.
Last night the Texas Rangers edge out the New York Mets 10-8. Joey Gallo crushed his 17th home run of the season. Austin Bibens-Dirkx picked up his first major league win in the Rangers victory. Texas improves to 27-31 on the season as they play game two tonight against the Mets. It’s Darvish Day, as Texas looks for the two-game sweep. First pitch tonight [on KPLT 1490am and 96.3fm] is set for 7:05. Texas also worked a trade that sends relief pitcher, Sam Dyson, to the San Francisco Giants in exchange for cash considerations and a player later to be named.
The NBA Finals resume tonight with game three between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors. Golden State leads two games to none. Tip-off is at 8:00 pm.
And the Oklahoma Sooner softball team wins the Women’s College World Series after sweeping the Florida Gators. OU won a memorable Game 1, 7-5 in 17 innings, followed by last night’s 5-4 victory.