EMPORIA - Great Bend junior Kelby Titus started slowly, but finished strong with a 13th-place tie (78) at Emporia Municipal Golf Course Monday. Play was delayed three hours because of rain and lightning.
WICHITA - Five-time Class 5A defending champion Wichita Carroll breezed past Great Bend 10-0 in the regional softball championship game Wednesday. Carroll (22-0) has won 72 consecutive games the past three seasons.
LARNED - Top-seeded Larned defeated Lakin 8-1 in the regional championship game to qualify for the Class 3A state baseball tournament. Larned (17-3) qualifies for the Class 3A state tournament at Manhattan
Great Bend baseball coach Randy Beck knew Arkansas City's Hunter O'Toole was an effective pitcher. O'Toole lived up to his reputation with a dominating 2-1 victory over the Panthers in the Class 5A regional at the Great Bend Sports Complex.