Roundup pic

Tyler McKinney delivers a pitch during Thursday’s loss to Graves County in Mortons Gap.

The Go Junior Golf Series kicked off their summer tour in Henderson on Wednesday with a number of junior golfers from Madisonville teeing it up in the field. Meanwhile on the baseball diamond, Hopkins Central suffered another loss to close the season in Mortons Gap on Thursday.

Golf

Sixty-five kids hit the links at the Bridges of Henderson Golf Course Wednesday afternoon. Madisonville had a few second-place finishes in the older divisions while having a few winners in the younger divisions.

Emery Gibson won the girls 8-under three-hole division with a score of 17 while Scott Ralston won the same division for the boys shooting a 14.Will Burden won the boys 9-10 six-hole division carding a 25.

In the boys 11-12 nine-hole division, Madisonville’s Treyson Raymer finished four strokes off the lead in second with a 44.

Madisonville’s Ben Dickerson finished in a tie for second in the boys 13-15 18-hole championship with an 83 on his scorecard — just one stroke off the lead. In the nine-hole division in the same age group, Madisonville’s Kolby Crook finished in second seven strokes back with a 47.

In the 16-18 age group, J.T. Witherspoon finished 10 strokes behind the leader in third with an 83 for the boys while in the girls division, Sydney Browning also finished 10 strokes back in third with a 91 on her scorecard.

The tour’s next scheduled stop is today at Windward Heights Country Club in Hawesville.

Baseball

Graves County 11, Hopkins County Central 1 (5 innings): Central was held to five hits with their lone run coming in the bottom of the first on a solo home run by Logan Scarbrough.

Tyler McKinney pitched all five innings for Central as he gave up eight earned runs on 11 hits and struck out four batters.

Softball

Madisonville North Hopkins was supposed to play Lyon County in Eddyville on Thursday, however the game got called due to a lack of an umpiring crew. The Lady Maroons will be hosting a 6 p.m. contest against Christian County tonight for their final regular season game.

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