WTVA Friday night sportscast

May 25, 2018

Posted: Fri May 25 20:44:15 PDT 2018
Updated: Fri May 25 20:44:16 PDT 2018

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to triple-a. the sec baseball tournament is on pace to endsometime in the year 2047.... no, it's not that bad, but mother nature has put her stamp on this year's tournament with numerous rain and lightning delays. ole miss' quarterfinal matchup with auburn was scheduled to begin at 3... the first pitch wasn't thrown until 5:15 the rebels and tigers meeting for the 2nd time in 3 days... auburn won 9-3 on wednesday.... bottom of the 1st, ole miss shortstop grae kessinger slides, pops up,and rifles a throw to first to retire brett wright. grae's been making plays like this all season long... what a throw! top of the 4th.....dilly dilly... thomas dillard breaks a scoreless tie with a two run homer to centerfield... dillard's 13th of the year... the first ofthreehomers for the rebels tonight. ole miss avenges wednesday's loss with a 7-0 win. the rebels face texas a m saturday at noon. mike bianco: 'proud of the way we responded today. james mcarthur was tremendous. then max choffi comes in in a tough situation, gets us off the field and then gives us three innings. kind of rested our bullpen so we'll be in a little better shape tomorrow.' thomas dillard: 'coach bianco was telling us in the pre-game today; 1-9 he thinks we're the deepest lineup in the country and i fully believe that. 8 and 9, i think we might have the best 8 hole hitter in the country in chase cockrell.' other scores from today... arkansas advanced to the semifinals with an 8-2 win over florida. in the night-cap from hoover, lsu leads the gators 3-0 in the 4th. the conference usa baseball tournament in biloxi is also inching along... with sub-tropical storm alberto headed toward the gulf coast, there's a chance the tournament won't be completed by sunday... if that were the case, the highest remaining seed will be awarded c-usa's automatic bid... earlier today, top seeded southern miss took on utsa in the 2nd round... top of the 1st, matt wallner bangs a single into right... luke reynolds scores and the golden eagles are on the board. two batters later, daniel keating drives in wallner with a base-hit up the middle. usm up 2-0 after 1... top of the 3rd, matt wallner with a no doubter to right center... a solo shot for wallner... usm wins 5-3. the golden eagles face the utsa/charlotte winner at 12:30 saturday.... last week, michael nanney resigned as itawamba county school district superintendent. beginning july 1st, nanney will be the next men's golf coach at icc. nanney replaces cary simmons, who stepped down after 2 seasons. ole miss' braden thornberry began his ncaa golf title defense late this afternoon in stillwater, oklahoma. thornberry finished 9 holes before dark and is tied for 60that 1 over par... unlv's shintaro ban and northwestern's ryan lumsden share the clubhouse lead at 5 under par. in the nba tonight, cleveland beats boston 109-99 to force a game 7 in the eastern
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