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WTVA Saturday night sportscast

May 19, 2018

Posted: Sat May 19 20:49:14 PDT 2018
Updated: Sat May 19 20:49:15 PDT 2018

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announcer: 'justify, he's unstoppable. he won the preakness. bravanzo was second, tenfold was 3rd, good magic was 4th. was it meat-loaf who said two out of three ain't bad? i believe it was... justify has won the first two legs of the triple crown... he'll go for the 2nd triple crown in three years in three weeks at the belmont stakes. mississippi state won its first two games against number 1 florida... dogs going for the sweep this afternoon at dudy noble... florida scores in the top of the first... jake mangum crushes the first pitch he sees in the bottom of the first.... mangum's first homer of the year ties it at 1... later in the inning, elijah macnamee smashes a 3 run bomb to left... mississippi state completes the sweep with a 13-6 win... bulldogs earn the 9 seed at the sec tournament and face lsu tuesday at 4:30... ole miss entered the final day of the sec regular season with a chance to win the sec west... arkansas lost to georgia, meaning the rebels could win the west with a victory over alabama.... rubber match in tuscaloosa between the rebs and crimson tide... tied at 2 in the top of the 3rd.... thomas dillard drives in will fortes witha wall-bangerto right... next up is cole zabowski... the big zabowski clubs a two run homer, his 9th of the year... ole miss holds on to win a wild one, 10-8... the rebels are sec west champions and lock up the 2 seed at the sec tournament... ole miss faces the auburn the rebels are sec west champions and lock up the 2 seed at the sec tournament... ole miss faces the auburn kentucky winner on wednesday... ncaa softball tournament continues... ole miss falls to arizona state 7- 1... in an elimination game, the rebs and long beach state are scoreless in the 4th.. mississippi state staves off elimination in tucson... the bulldogs beat st. francis pennsylvania 11- 5.. in an elimination game, msu leads north dakota state 6-0 in the 1st. east union kept its 'three-peat' hopes alive with friday's 8-5 game two victory over madison st. joseph catholic... that set up today's winner take all game 3. back to trustmark park we go. east union would strike first in game three.... top of the first....josh basil singles to right field.... joel wilkinson scores to make it one-nothing, urchins.... but wilkinson makes contact with saint joe's catcher, and wilkinson is thrown out of the game.... chris basil argues to no avail.... bottom 3.......saint joe loads the bases and makes east union pay.... andrew sanli with an rbi single to left, makes it 3-1, bruins.... st joe's goes on to win 5-1 and capture the 2a state title. wlov sports director jim holder was in pearl, and has more on the call that changed the game... jim: "that call on east union's joel wilkinson in the first inning was for malicious contact. after the game, head coach chris basil had these comments." chris basil: "ha ha ha, wooooo! that hurt, that hurt, the 2a player of the year gets to sit on the bench for the rest of the game, in the first inning, it's tough." josh basil, east union pitcher: "we knew we had to swing the bats coming in, make the routine plays, and everything, and bottom line is, we just didn't swing the bats well, our offense didn't catch up, and sometimes we just couldn't catch a break." jim: "with most of its roster returning, don't be surprised if the urchins make another run to the state championship series next season. reporting in pearl, jim holder, wtva 9 sports." thanks jim...
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