Andrew Conaway's single drove in Brady Floyd in the top of the 8th inning and the Salem Tigers survived a bases loaded situation in the bottom of the 8th inning to beat Houston, 9-8. Salem did blow an 8-4 lead in the 7th inning with three errors that allowed Houston to tie the game. Conaway finished the game with four hits and four RBI and Austin Bettigrew had three hits and an RBI in the game. Dustin Sercl had a big two-run two-out single for Salem in their four-run fifth inning. Brady Floyd got the win and Skylar Johnson got the save for Salem who is now 1-1 in the SCA and 6-3 overall. The Tigers will be in Cabool on Monday.
Salem finished first in the Salem Invitational on a cold dreary day at the Spring Creek Golf Course Thursday. Salem had a team score of 364 followed by Cuba 371, Licking 388, Dixon 404, St. James 409, and Houston 427. Salem had Ben Adams finish 5th with an 89, Dylan Sisco finish 6th with a 91, Alan Benowitz 8th with a 92 and C.J. Davison 9th with a 92. Salem will play in the Seymour Tournament at Marshfield on Tuesday morning.
The St. Louis Cardinals will be in Milwaukee to open up a three-game series with the Brewers this afternoon. Jaime Garcia will take the mound against Brewers ace Yovani Gallardo. You’ll be able to hear the game on KSMO starting with the pre-game show at 2:35.
The St. Louis Blues will host the Phoenix Coyotes tonight at 6:30 and then will be in Dallas to play the Stars Saturday night at 7:00 to finish up their regular season schedule. The Blues are 48-21-11 on the year and have 107 points, two behind the Rangers and Canucks for the most in the NHL. You’ll be able to hear both games on KSMO Radio.
The Kansas City Royals will open up their regular season tonight in L.A., as they’ll face the Angels at 9:05.
Funeral services for Edgar Marion Reeves Sr. of Edgar Springs, age 58, will be held Tuesday at 11:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be held Monday night from 6:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Rocky Ford Cemetery with full military honors. Memorials may be made to the Rocky Ford Cemetery.
Funeral services for Barbara Nelson of Salem, age 75, will be held Tuesday at 2:00 at the Dent County Memorial Chapel. Visitation will be from noon until time of service. Interment will be in the Patterson Cemetery in Dent County.