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Thursday, May 9th Sports Update: Kentucky Wildcats Basketball Lands 4-Star Prospect and MLB Action Recap

Exciting news for Kentucky Wildcats basketball fans as Coach Mark Pope secures a major recruit in 4-Star prospect Trent Noah, hailing from Harlan County, Kentucky. Noah’s commitment to South Carolina was recently released, opening the door for him to join the Wildcats. With an impressive high school career, Noah averaged nearly 30 points per game as a senior, boasting an impressive shooting percentage from the field and free-throw line. He led Harlan County to the Sweet 16 Championship game, leaving a significant mark on Kentucky high school basketball history with his fifth all-time scoring record of 3,707 points.

In MLB action, the Cincinnati Reds faced off against the Arizona Diamondbacks, putting up a valiant effort but ultimately falling short with a 4-3 loss. Stuart Fairchild, TJ Friedl, and Jeimer Candelario contributed to the Reds’ offensive efforts, but it wasn’t enough to secure the win.

Looking ahead to Thursday, the Reds have a chance to bounce back as they close out their three-game series against the Diamondbacks at GABP. RHP Hunter Greene (1-2/3.12 ERA) is set to start for Cincinnati in what promises to be an exciting matchup. Tune in for live coverage starting at 12:40 PM on WTLO AM 1480/97.7 FM.

As we shift our focus to Friday, high school baseball takes center stage with the Southwestern Warriors facing off against the Somerset Briar Jumpers at Charlie Taylor Field. Fans can catch all the action live, with coverage beginning at 5:45 PM on Somerset 106.1 FM & Somerset106.com. Don’t miss the excitement as these talented young athletes showcase their skills on the diamond!