Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer in the 5th inning and Danny Duffy tossed seven shutout innings and the Kansas City Royals avoided a three-game sweep by the New York Yankees with a 5-1 win on Thursday night. The Royals begin a 3 game series in Minnesota Friday with first pitch at 7:10.
The Emporia High boys finished in 1st place and the girls in 2nd place at the Emporia High hosted Regional track meet Thursday. The boys qualified 12 athletes in 11 events and the girls qualified 14 athletes in 13 events for state. The Spartans had a combined 9 first place finishes.
The New York Yankees out scored the Kansas City Royals 11-7 last night. The Royals and Yankees wrap up their 3 game series tonight with Danny Duffy on the mound for the Royals and Jordan Montgomery gets the start for the Yankees with first pitch set for 7:15pm.