MONDAY 05/13/19 – KAT SOFTBALL GOING TO TOURNEY & BASEBALL OVER FOR NEW WAVERLY

THE SAM HOUSTON STATE SOFTBALL TEAM HAS BEEN SELECTED TO COMPETE IN THE AUSTIN REGIONAL OF THE NCAA TOURNAMENT AND WILL FACE HOST TEXAS, THE NINTH NATIONAL SEED, AT McCOMBS FIELD FRIDAY AT 4 P.M. THE GAME WILL BE TELEVISED ON THE LONGHORN NETWORK.  DETAILS ONLINE AT GOBEARKATS.

THE BEARKAT BASEBALL TEAM SWEPT A DOUBLE-HEADER AGAINST SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA, WINNING THE FIRST GAME, 11-7, AND THE SECOND GAME, 14-5.  THE KATS NOW SIT ALONE IN FIRST PLACE IN THE SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE AS THEY FLY TO TUCSON, ARIZONA FOR A DOUBLE-HEADER AGAINST THE ARIZONA WILDCATS TODAY.

ALSO ON THE SCHEDULE TODAY: THE BEARKATS MEN’S GOLF TEAM COMPETES TODAY IN AUSTIN AT THE NCAA GOLF REGIONAL.

IN THE CLASS 3-A STATE BASEBALL PLAYOFFS, THE NEW WAVERLY BULLDOGS DROPPED GAME ONE TO ORANGEFIELD ON FRIDAY, 5-1, THEN TRAVELED TO PORT-NECHES GROVE, NEEDING TO SWEEP ORANGEFIELD THERE IN A DOUBLE-HEADER.  THOUGH THE BULLDOGS LED EARLY IN GAME TWO, A 3-HOUR LIGHTNING DELAY KILLED ANY MOMENTUM THE TEAM HAD, AND ORANGEFIELD BOUNCED BACK TO WIN 8-6.

THE ALPHA OMEGA LADY LIONS SAW THEIR SEASON COME TO AN END AFTER LOSING TO HALLETSVILLE SACRED HEART, 14-4 AT THE TAPPS 2-A STATE SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS.

KAWHI LEONARD HIT A SHOT FROM THE CORNER AT THE BUZZER THAT BOUNCED OFF THE RIM FOUR TIMES BEFORE FALLING IN TO GIVE THE TORONTO RAPTORS A 92-90 VICTORY OVER THE 76ERS ON SUNDAY NIGHT IN GAME 7 OF THE EASTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL SERIES. IT WAS THE FIRST WINNING BUZZER-BEATER IN A GAME 7 IN NBA HISTORY.  THEY MOVE ON TO THE EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS.  GAME ONE IS WEDNESDAY EVENING IN MILWAUKEE.  THE PORTLAND BLAZERS BEAT THE DENVER NUGGETS 100-96 IN GAME 7 ON SUNDAY TO ADVANCE TO THEIR FIRST CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP SINCE 2000.  GAME ONE OF THE WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS IS TUESDAY EVENING IN OAKLAND, AGAINST GOLDEN STATE.

THE ASTROS BEAT THE RANGERS SOUNDLY YESTERDAY, 15-5, TO SWEEP THE 4-GAME SERIES FROM TEXAS.  THE ASTROS ARE HEADED TO DETROIT FOR A 6:30PM GAME THIS EVENING.