“Ball Report” will kick off its 14th season at 12:30 p.m. Sunday.
Several members from Henry Clay’s volleyball team — Hallie Shelton, Darby Music, Jessica Sunnenberg, Emma Yarber and coach Dale Grupe — will appear on the season premiere, as will Lexington Christian golfers Evan Davis and Jansen Preston with Coach Eric Geldhof.
Preps fixture Gary Ball hosts the show along with former MLB player Doug Flynn. Brantley Acke (Henry Clay), Rebecca Cook (Franklin County), Joseph Hurt (Lafayette) and Matthew Wade (Franklin County) are interns with the program.
Sayre, LCA golfers win individual titles
▪ Sayre’s Jack Bergstrom earned a par on his first playoff hole to win the individual title over Bullitt East’s Zach Taylor in the Pleasure Ridge Park Invitational at Sun Valley Country Club on Saturday. St. Xavier won the team title by 16 strokes.
Bergstrom’s personal victory came one week after he lost to Campbellsville’s Alex Doss on the second hole of a playoff in the Commodore Classic at Tates Creek Golf Course. Sayre defeated Wayne County by one shot to win the team title in that tournament.
▪ St. Xavier, Trinity and Covington Catholic finished 1-2-3 in the Madison Central Invitational at Gibson Bay Golf Course in Richmond on Saturday. Lexington Christian finished one stroke behind CovCath for fourth place while Taylor County rounded out the top five.
LCA’s Evan Davis took home the individual title, shooting a 2-under-70 to best North Oldham’s Zach Whiteman and Jackson County’s Zach Norris by one stroke. Alan Showalter of Paul Laurence Dunbar was one of three golfers who tied for seventh place after shooting a 74.
▪ Scott County won the girls’ Kentucky Invitational Tournament at Lakewood Country Club on Saturday.
Creek’s Alex Mortimer wins Tiger Run
▪ Tates Creek senior Alex Mortimer won St. Xavier’s Tiger Run at Louisville Champions Park with a time of 16:05.50 on Saturday. Tates Creek’s boys finished fourth as a team behind St. Xavier, Trinity and Manual. Paul Laurence Dunbar placed ninth overall.
Tates Creek’s girls finished sixth as a team behind Manual, Floyd Central (Ind.), Simon Kenton, South Oldham and Louisville Christian. Creek sophomore Jenna Strange ran seventh overall.