clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Tuesday Headlines: Matt Schlarman Edition

Matt Schlarman and Kentucky Little League defeated Indiana in an elimination game on Monday.

Mont Dawson Photography

On Monday afternoon, the Kentucky little league team defeated Indiana in an elimination game to keep their Little League World Series hopes alive.

Kentucky and Indiana traded the lead back and forth throughout the game, but in the end, it was Kentucky that prevailed with the 7-6 win.

In the top of the 4th inning, Indiana took a 3-2 lead over Kentucky on a 2-run single.

However, Matt Schlarman, the son of the late Kentucky offensive line coach John Schlarman, stepped up in the bottom of the inning a delivered a game-tying RBI double.

Heading into the final inning, Kentucky held a 4-3 lead, but Indiana rallied to score three runs and take a 6-4 lead.

Kentucky was unfazed as they stormed right back in the bottom of the inning to tie the game back up at 6.

Moments later, a wild pitch allowed the game-winning run to score, and Kentucky’s Little League World Series run continues.

It was a big game for Matt Schlarman as he finished the game with 2 hits, 1 RBI, 1 run scored, and was walked in another plate appearance.

Schlarman and the Kentucky Little League team will be in action once again on Tuesday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. ET.

Tweet of the Day

Matt Schlarman delivers a game-tying RBI double in Kentucky’s Little League win on Monday!


Two Wildcats to compete at U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship in Los Angeles - On3
Blue got in the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship with Jensen Castle and Laney Frye representing the Kentucky Wildcats!

Eli Cox Wants To Be Part Of “physical, nasty” Offensive Line This Season - Vaughts Views
Could we see Kentucky’s Big Blue Wall return to what we have all become used to seeing?

Where Somto Cyril, Kentucky targets stand in On3's latest 2024 rankings - On3
On3 has updated the class of 2024 basketball player rankings. Where do Kentucky's lone commit and top targets stand?

Tim Anderson suspended 6 games for fight, Jose Ramirez out 3 - ESPN
White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson has been suspended six games and Guardians third baseman Jose Ramirez three for trading punches and sparking a bench-clearing brawl. Both are appealing their suspensions.

Coaches Poll top 25 reactions: Alabama, USC overrated, Florida State underrated in preseason rankings - CBSSports
The preseason Coaches Poll was released on Monday, and there were a few surprises in the top 25

Kentucky believes Courtland Ford has correct makeup to make position switch - On3
Kentucky went to the portal to find offensive line help. Despite no experience at right tackle, the program believes in Courtland Ford.

USA goalkeeper Matt Turner joining Nottingham Forest - sources - ESPN
United States and Arsenal goalkeeper Matt Turner is set to join Premier League side Nottingham Forest pending a medical, sources confirmed to ESPN.

California, Stanford interested in ACC: Conference set to evaluate viability of adding Pac-12 teams - CBSSports
Two calls were set this week for key ACC parties to discuss adding the Bay Area programs

2023 NFL training camp: Position battles within AFC, NFC - ESPN
The Colts and Bucs have QB battles. The Chiefs, Dolphins, Texans, Raiders and Vikings are looking for starting cornerbacks.

Conference realignment's impact on college basketball: Big 12, Big Ten get stronger with Pac-12 additions - CBSSports
The 2024-25 college basketball season will be wild after Arizona, UCLA, Utah and others leave the Pac-12 for new leagues

Barion Brown relives kickoff return touchdown from Kentucky debut - On3
Barion Brown takes the Big Blue Nation inside the moment he made Kentucky history by returning a kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown.

PGA Tour schedule 2024: Notable changes include only three signature events with 36-hole cuts - CBSSports
The PGA Tour has officially announced its 2024 schedule, and it has undergone a facelift