In Hopkins County sports:
The North Hopkins Panthers soundly defeated the Yantis Owls, 19-2 in North Hopkins Tuesday. The game was called after three and a half innings. The Panthers scored nine first inning runs, added 6 more in the second and 4 more runs in the third. The Panthers outhit the Owls 7 to 2. The Owls committed 11 errors. Wyatt Wharton got the pitching win for the Panthers allowing no runs and no hits through the first three innings. Tate Myers pitched the fourth for North Hopkins. Six Panthers had two RBIs each. One of those was Caleb Wyatt who was 3 for 3 with 4 runs scored and a walk. Victor Rojo, Wyatt and Wharton all had doubles.
In softball, the Saltillo Lady Lions lost at Rivercrest 19-3 in their first district game. The Lady Lions had two runs in the second and a third run in the fourth but it wasn’t nearly enough. Chandler Bain was 2 for 3 with a single and a double. Bain also pitched and had 2 strikeouts. Paisley Kastner was also 2 for 3 with a single and a double. Christi Gurley was 1 for 2 with a single. Josey Bench was 1 for 2 with a single. Madison Simmons was 1 for 3 with a single. Jordan Sustaire was 1 for 2 with a single.