KXEO Sports Report 4/19/22

The Mexico Lady Bulldogs soccer team lost 6-2 to the Marshall Lady Owls last (Monday) night.

Mexico’s Ailyah Smith and Shelby Kennemore scored goals.

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Lady Bulldogs head coach Haley Schafer says her team was down 5-1 at the half.

Schafer says the second half was much stronger, with higher energy and more defensive urgency.

The Mexico High School boys tennis team lost 9-0 to Capital City last (Monday) night.

Doubles:

Brendan McKeown and Declan Gleeson 5-10

Andrew Pemberton and Boston Davolt 1-10

Zeven Ruiz and Ryan Beasley 5-10

Singles:

Brendon McKeown 5-10

Declan Gleeson 4-10

Andrew Pemberton 1-10

Boston Davolt 1-10

Zeven Ruiz 0-10

Ryan Beasley 4-10

JV Doubles:

Jackson Lamb and Camden Williams 2-6

David Schweim and Trevor Wright 7-6

JV Singles:

Jacob 6-0 Camden 6-0, 1-6 Jackson 3-6 Bailey 6-0 Regan Stone 1-3

 


In the wake of several additions to the roster through the transfer portal Missouri Tigers men’s basketball lost signee Christian Jones.

The 6’4 guard from East St. Louis reopened his recruitment last (Monday) night, making the announcement on Twitter.

Jones signed with the previous coaching staff back in November 2021 after verbally committing in July.

Mizzou then parted ways with former head coach Cuonzo Martin following the 2021-2022 season and hired Dennis Gates last month.

Three NBA playoff games played last (Monday) night.

In the Western Conference Golden State defeated the Denver Nuggets 126-106 to take a 2 games to none series advantage.

The Dallas Mavericks bested the Utah Jazz 110-104 to even up their series at 1 game apiece.

In the Eastern Conference the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Toronto Raptors 112-97.

Philly is now up 2 games to none in that series.

The Missouri Tigers play cross state rival Missouri State in baseball tonight (Tuesday) in Como.

First pitch from Taylor Stadium is set for 6pm.

The St. Louis Cardinals begin a three game series with the Miami Marlins tonight (Tuesday) in Miami.

Adam Wainwright takes the hill for the Redbirds.

First pitch is at 5:40.

The Kansas City Royals remain at the K when they host the Minnesota Twins tonight (Tuesday).

Carlos Hernandez is on the mound for the Royals.

Game starts at 7:10.

The St. Louis Blues skate on home ice tonight (Tuesday) as they play the Boston Bruins.

The Blues are looking for their tenth straight win.

Puck drops at 7.