Local Sports 5/15/19

The Hastings High baseball team lost to Bennington 4-1 last night in the winners bracket final of the Class B State Tournament in Omaha.  Cooper Prososki threw 6 1/3 innings for the Badgers and allowed only one run and two hits.  Prososki struck out eleven and walked three.  Jacob Shaw was the losing pitcher for the Tigers.  Hastings is now 20-7 on the season and will play Norris in the elimination game tonight.  The Titans beat Mount Michael yesterday 5-4.  First pitch will be at 7:00pm.  We’ll have the game on 1230AM KHAS beginning with the pre-game show at 6:45pm.

Kearney eliminated Grand Island with a 9-2 win in the elimination game of the Class A State Tournament in Lincoln.  The Bearcats will play Archbishop Bergen in another elimination game at 4:00pm this afternoon.  We’ll have it on ESPN 1460 KXPN and on line at platteriverpreps.com.

The girls state soccer championships were decided last night at Morrison Stadium in Omaha.  In Class B, Elkhorn South beat Omaha Skutt 2-0 to capture the title.  Millard West won the Class A crown with a 4-2 victory over Omaha Marian.

Adams Central won the B-3 District Golf Tournament yesterday at Jackrabbit Run Golf Course in Grand Island.  The Patriots shot a school record team score of 300 to secure the title.  York finished second with a 304.  Northwest was third with a 308.  Adams Central had three individuals finish in the top ten.  John Pohlson was third with a 71, Nicholas Bohlen was sixth with a 74 and Nolan Sughroue was ninth with a 76.

Grand Island Central Catholic, Kearney Catholic and Doniphan/Trumbull qualified for state from the C-4 District held yesterday at the Indianhead Golf Course in Grand Island.  Eli Fox of Central Catholic was the medalist with a 71.

The Hastings College women’s tennis team lost to Brenau of Georgia 8-1 yesterday at the NAIA Tennis Championships in Mobile, Alabama.  Kelsey Brown was the lone winner for the Broncos in number one singles play.

Jamestown and Concordia have been eliminated from the NAIA Baseball Tournament.  The Jimmies lost to Westmont College 7-3 yesterday while the Bulldogs lost to Texas Wesleyan 2-1.  Meanwhile, at the NAIA Softball Tournament, Olivet Nazarene eliminated Morningside with a 5-0 win.  Midland went packing after losing to Indiana University Southeast 1-0.

Former Nebraska guard James Palmer Junior was not selected to participate in this weeks NBA Draft Combine after taking part in the G League Elite Camp on Tuesday.  In two games in the G League camp, Palmer scored 15 points, had nine rebounds and three assists.

The Nebraska baseball team will close out the regular season with a three game series against Michigan this week.  The two teams will play single games on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  The Wolverines lead the conference with a 15-5 mark.  The Huskers are tied for third at 13-8.  The game tomorrow gets underway at 7:35pm.  We’ll have it on 1230AM KHAS beginning with the pre-game show at 7:04pm.

ROYALS> The Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 11-5 last night.  The same two teams will play at 7:15pm tonight.  Pre-game show begins at 6:30pm on “The Breeze,” KLIQ 94.5FM.

NBA> The Golden State Warriors took Game 1 of the Western Conference finals last night with a 116-94 win over Portland.  Game two is tomorrow.

The Toronto Raptors and Milwaukee Bucks will play the first game of the Eastern Conference finals tonight in Milwaukee.  Tip-off will be at 7:30pm.

The New Orleans Pelicans won the NBA Draft Lottery last night.  The Pelicans will have the number one pick in the upcoming draft.  Memphis will choose second followed by New York and the Los Angeles Lakers.

NHL> The Boston Bruins beat Carolina 2-1 last night in the NHL playoffs.  The Bruins now lead the Eastern Conference Finals 3-0.  The St. Louis Blues and San Jose Sharks play the third game of the Western Conference Finals tonight.  That series is tied at one game apiece.

 

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