Paris – One down and one to go for the North Lamar Pantherette softball team. A furious come from behind rally and a walk off base knock in extra innings gave North Lamar a 7-6 victory over Needville in yesterday’s State Semi-Final game. Trailing 6-4 in the bottom of the 7th, Bailee Nickerson and Summer Andrews each drove in a run to send the game to the 8th. McKayla Figueroa tripled to get in to scoring position where she’d be driven home on the walk off by short stop Madison Morrison. The Pantherette’s are back on the field at the University of Texas at Austin tomorrow morning against La Grange for the Class 4A softball State Championship. You can hear the game live on MIX 107.7. First pitch is at 10am.
Mount Pleasant/Sulphur Springs – The Texas High School Softball State Championships began yesterday and will continue on through Saturday at the University of Texas. In Class 2A, Shiner no-hit’s Windthorst in a 13-0 route. Meanwhile, in Class 3A the West Lady Trojans fared just as well in an 11-0 blowout victory over Colorado City.
Today, Gregory-Portland will face Angleton while Frisco High takes on Birdville in the Class 5A Semi-Finals. Humble will face Keller and Weslaco squares off with Pearland for a trip to the 6A Championship.
This evening the Texas Rangers will welcome in AL West Rival Seattle to Globe Life Park in Arlington for a three game set. Yu Darvish is scheduled to make his second start of the season tonight. In his first outing on a limited pitch count, Darvish pitched five innings, giving up only one run on three hits with seven strikeouts in a 5-2 win over the Pirates. First pitch to kick off the weekend series tonight [on kplt 1490am and 96.3fm] is set of 7:05.
Last night’s game one of the NBA Finals goes to Golden State in a 104-89 win over Cleveland. Seven Warriors players scored in double figures, led by Shaun Livingston with 20. With a 1-0 lead in the best of seven championship, Golden State will be back at Oracle Arena to take on the Cavs in game two on Sunday. Tip off is at 7pm Central Time.
And after day one of The Memorial, Dustin Johnson leads the pack through the first 18-holes at -8 under par, shooting a 64 on the day. Round two from Dublin, Ohio begins this morning with the tournament concluding on Sunday.