Henry County Middle School eighth-grade boys' basketball

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By The Staff

Trimble 46, Henry 22: The Henry County Middle School Wildcats fell behind by 10 points during the opening quarter against Trimble County on Nov. 19, and never recovered, losing to Trimble by 24 points, 46-22.

Austyn Sailings led Henry in scoring with eight points, while Jake Hartlage and Jarod Payton scored five points each, Connor Johnson scored two points, and Andrew Pollard and James Wundrak scored one point apiece.

Henry, who finished just 3-of-15 from the free-throw line, was behind 14-4 after the first quarter, 27-8 at the half and 38-9 after the third quarter.

Owen 42, Henry 41: Henry's Jake Hartlage scored 18 points against Owen County on Nov. 20, including eight points in the opening quarter, but it wasn't enough to overcome Owen, who came away with the one-point win, 42-41.

Owen went ahead 22-14 during the first quarter before Henry clawed its way back into the game. Owen held a 30-21 lead at the half and a 36-33 lead with a period remaining.

Dakota Isaacs scored 10 points for Henry, while Austyn Sailings scored seven points, John Allgeier scored four and Jarod Payton scored two.

Henry 54, Owen 44: The Wildcats, led by Jake Hartlage and Dakota Isaacs with 14 points each and Austyn Sailings with 11, got revenge against Owen County on Nov. 26, pulling away to a 54-44 victory.

Garrett Bock scored six points, John Allgeier scored five, Jarod Payton scored three and Connor Johnson added one.

Henry, led by seven points from Hartlage, was ahead 17-6 after the opening quarter and held on for the 10-point win. The Wildcats knocked down four three pointers from four different players - Hartlage, Sailings, Payton and Allgeier.

KCD 32, Henry 27: In a low-scoring game on Nov. 29, Kentucky Country Day escaped with a five-point win over the Wildcats, 32-27.

The game was tied at 6 following first-quarter action before KCD pulled away with a 14-5 second quarter. Henry won the third quarter (6-3) and fourth (10-9), but it wasn't enough to pull even with KCD.

Jake Hartlage and John Allgeier led Henry in scoring with seven points each, while Dakota Isaacs scored five points, and Austyn Sailings and Garrett Black scored four points apiece.

Henry 33, Trimble 28: The Wildcats outscored Trimble County 11-6 during the final period on Dec. 4, which was just what they needed to come away with the 33-28 win.

Garrett Black scored 11 points, Jake Hartlage scored eight, Dakota Isaacs scored seven, Jarod Payton and John Allgeier score three each and Austyn Sailings added one.

Gallatin 56, Henry 27: Gallatin County outscored the Wildcats 34-8 during the second and third quarters on Dec. 6, and came away with a 56-27 victory.

For Henry, Garrett Black scored eight points, John Allgeier scored six, Hayden Hughes scored five, Austyn Sailings scored four, and Jake Hartlage and Shelby Wardrrip scored two each.

Gallatin 38, Henry 32: When Gallatin County and Henry meet again on Dec. 8, the score was much closer than the 56-27 Gallatin win two days earlier. This time around, Henry hung much closer and came away with a six-point loss, 38-32.

Gallatin was ahead 11-6 after the first quarter and 19-12 at the half. The teams went back and forth during the final two quarters, with Henry closing the gap in the final six minutes but falling short by six points.

For Henry, Jake Hartlage scored 13 points, including two three pointers. John Allgeier and Garrett Black scored six points each, Dakota Isaacs scored five and Austyn Sailings added two.

South Oldham 43, Henry 29: Jake Hartlage was the only Henry player to reach double digits in scoring with 11 points, and the host South Oldham squad came away with a 43-29 win on Dec. 10.

John Allgeier added seven points for the Wildcats, while Austyn Sailings scored five, Garrett Black scored four and Jarod Payton scored two.

Henry held South Oldham in check for the first quarter, taking a 12-0 lead into the second quarter and a 24-8 lead into the halftime break, but South eventually regrouped to outscore Henry 35-5 during the second half in a flip-flop game.

Walton-Verona 39, Henry 37: The Wildcats and Walton-Verona went down to the wire on Dec. 12, and in the end Walton came away with a slim 39-37 win.

Henry was behind 11-8 after the first quarter, ahead 19-17 at the half and 25-22 after the third. Walton won the fourth-quarter battle (17-12), which was just enough to come away with the victory.

For Henry, Jake Hartlage scored 11 points, Garrett Black scored 10, John Allgeier scored nine, Austyn Sailings scored five and Jarod Payton added two.