Owensboro Catholic High School seniors Emmy Moore and Sarah Kate Young took home all-state honors from the Kentucky High School Tennis Coaches Association following the completion of the KHSAA State Tennis Championship on Thursday in Lexington .
Lady Aces’ No.1 doubles team won the 3rd regional tournament title last month and won their first two matches of the state competition before falling in the third round on Wednesday.
Although all-state teams have automatic state tournament qualifiers, Moore and Young have been widely recognized for their performances throughout the season.
SOFT BALL, 12TH DISTRICT BUTLER 7 COUNTY, WHITESVILLE TRINITY 3Madison McDaniel and Raylee Higdon had two hits apiece, and Cassidy Morris had two runs with a homerun as the Lady Raiders (14-16) fell in the district title game in Whitesville.
Autumn Proctor, Aleace Hall and Aubrey Clark all scored home runs for the Lady Bears (30-7).
Both teams qualify for the 3rd regional tournament, which starts on Saturday.
TRINIDAD OF WHITESVILLE 101 010 0 – 3 8 1
BUTLER COUNTY 200 131 x – 7 11 1
WP-Hunt. LP-Barnett. 2B-McDaniel (T). 3B-Austin, Proctor (B). HR-Morris (T), supervisor, Hall, A. Clark (B).
GOLF SALLEE WINS GO JUNIOR EVENTHarrison Sallee of Calhoun shot a 75 to win the 16-18 boys’ championship division of the GO Junior Golf Series event at Central City Country Club.
The other men’s division winners were Jax Malone of Owensboro (13-15 Championship); Jackson Mayes of Leitchfield (13-15, 9 holes); Treyson Raymer of Madisonville (11-12, 9 holes); Colby Vanover of Owensboro (9-10, 6 holes); and Jessiah Bottoms of Madisonville (8-under, 3 holes).
Rhodelia’s Avery Shacklette shot an 86 to win the 16-18 Girls’ Championship division.
Other winners in the women’s division include Abby-Grace Forbes of Russellville (13-15 championship); Meryl Grogan of Henderson (11-12, 9 holes); Emery Gibson of Madisonville (9-10, 6 holes); and Molly Amos of Beaver Dam (8-minus, 3 holes).