The TailgateReview crew and all of it’s readers from coast to coast and around the world, wish Coach Larry Allison and the 10th Region Champs, the George Rogers Clark Cardinals the best of luck tonight in the first round of the 2011 Kentucky National Insurance/KHSAA State Baseball Tournament! The Cards will make their first appearance in the expanded 16-team formatted state tournament tonight against Central Hardin at Whitaker Bank Park. The first pitch is slated for 8:30 p.m.
Keith Taylor of The Winchester Sun has the GRC line-up projected to look like this tonight, Pokey Harris (.350), Tyler Cain (.357), Logan McQuerry (.476), T.K. Korb (.491), Zach Pasley (.464), Jake Robin (.339), Brent Stoneking (.295) and Robert Hatler (.281).
The tournament got kicked-off this morning and will continue all day long. Good luck to all of the great baseball teams from across the bluegrass state in the state tourney. The 16 team field consists of Warren East, Letcher County Central, St. Xavier, Clay County, Mayfield, Apollo, Central Hardin, George Rogers Clark, Union County, North Oldham, Boyd County, Mercer County, Pleasure Ridge Park, Lexington Catholic, Newport Central Catholic, and Lawrence County. Hit’em where they ain’t boys!