The Emporia High baseball team fell behind early and was unable to rally for a come from behind win over Salina South in the regional semi-finals Tuesday, losing to South 4-1.
The New York Yankees out scored the Kansas City Royals 7-1 Tuesday night. Gary Sanchez hit a three-run homer and Chris Carter added a two-run shot to fuel the Yankees' offense. The Royals scored their lone run in the 9th. With the bases loaded Jorge Bonifacio scored when Whit Merrifield hit into a fielders choice. The Royals and Yankees play again Wednesday night with Jason Vargas on the mound for the Royals, Michael Pineda makes the start for the Yankees. First pitch is set for 7:15. The game will be broadcast on KVOE 1400AM/96.9FM.
Chase County and Burlington earned trips to state by winning regional tournaments Tuesday.
The Emporia High hosted regional track meet that was scheduled for Friday at Emporia States Welch Stadium will now be held on Thursday due to the forcast for unfavorable weather on Friday.