Brady Floyd struck out 13 Willow Springs Bears and allowed only two hits in going the distance in a 5-0 Salem Tiger win on Thursday. Floyd also had two hits and drove in a run for the Tigers who improved to 7-3 overall and 3-1 in the SCA. Austin Bettigrew drove in two runs with a double and Lane Stluka tripled in a run as Salem prepares for their tournament with St. James, Licking, and Eldon that starts today, HAS BEEN CANCELLED and is still on for tomorrow morning at 10:00, WEATER PERMITING. The tournament games will NOT be broadcast on KSMO Radio.
The Salem Golf team finished second with a score of 170, and Thayer won the meet with a 160 in Cuba on Thursday. Salem was led with a 40 from Dylan Sisco, Alan Benowitz and C.J. Davison 42, Ben Adams 46, and Nathan Anderson 50, which did not count towards the total. Salem will be at Mt. Grove on Monday.
The Salem Track team will be in Cuba this afternoon at 3:00 for the Cuba Invitational.
Martin Havlat scored 3:34 into the second overtime to give the San Jose Sharks a 3-2 win over the St. Louis Blues in Game 1 of a Western Conference quarterfinal series. Patrik Berglund scored both goals for the Blues and Jaroslav Halak made 31 saves in the loss. Game 2 will be Saturday night at 6:30, and you can hear it on KSMO.
The St. Louis Cardinals had the day off yesterday but will start a series with the Chicago Cubs this afternoon at 1:00. They will continue the series this weekend, as they’ll play Saturday at 11:00 and Sunday at 12:40. You can hear all three games on KSMO Radio.
The Kansas City Royals had the day off yesterday but will start a three game series against the Cleveland Indians this afternoon.
Funeral services for Gary Lee Plank of Salem, age 63, will be held Wednesday at 1:00 at the Wilson Mortuary Salem Chapel. Visitation will be Wednesday at 11:00 until the service time at 1:00. Memorials may be made to the family.