http://www.hclocal.com/sports/rss.xml en Wildcats rumble past Raiders, 74-61 http://www.hclocal.com/content/wildcats-rumble-past-raiders-74-61 <img src="http://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/hc_b_v_tc5.jpg" alt="Noah Foree drives the lane against Trimble County. " title="Noah Foree drives the lane against Trimble County. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Trimble County Raiders Feb. 14 on senior night and came away with a 13-point win fueled by a strong post game from the Wildcats.</p> <p> DJ Aneszko got the Wildcats off to a good start when he scored in the lane just 28 seconds in.</p> <p> After a put back by the Raiders, Zach Hinkel scored inside and Noah Foree hit a free throw to make it 5-2 with 5:51 left in the first period.</p> Lady Cats roll over Redhawks http://www.hclocal.com/content/lady-cats-roll-over-redhawks <img src="http://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/hc_g_v_bh3.jpg" alt="Katherine Buckler takes off with the ball after making a steal in the Lady Cats’ loss to Bellevue. Buckler scored ten points." title="Katherine Buckler takes off with the ball after making a steal in the Lady Cats’ loss to Bellevue. Buckler scored ten points." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Seneca Redhawks in their regular season finale and came away with a 56-21 win.</p> <p> The Lady Cats used pressure defense early in the game to jump out to a 9-0 lead.</p> <p> Katherine Buckler started the scoring with a 3-pointer before Ashley Mullins scored on a put back. Janey Thompson then hit a 15-footer from the baseline before Aleah Tuggle hit two free throws.</p> <p> Seneca broke into the scoring column with a layup with 5:23 left but Tuggle answered with a 3-pointer to make it 12-2.</p> EHS girls finish with two wins http://www.hclocal.com/content/ehs-girls-finish-two-wins <p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> The Eminence Warriors girls basketball team went on the road for two games to finish their season and came away with two wins that should give them momentum going into the postseason.</p> <p> <strong>EHS 52 Whitesville Trinity 42</strong></p> <p> The Warriors got off to a strong start against the Lady Raiders as they led 12-4 after one period of play. Tavi West, Emilie Ethington and Madison Dockter all scored four points in the opening period.</p> Metten to coach EHS baseball http://www.hclocal.com/content/metten-coach-ehs-baseball <p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> Eric Metten has been named to lead the Eminence Warriors baseball program this season. Metten, who lives in Eminence, is a postal carrier in Louisville for the U.S. Postal Service.</p> <p> Metten&rsquo;s oldest son Mitchell recently graduated from Eminence where he played baseball for the Warriors and will now assist his father in running the program.</p> <p> Metten&rsquo;s youngest son, Marshall, is a freshman on the baseball team.</p> Jenkins makes all region team, Hinkel snubbed http://www.hclocal.com/content/jenkins-makes-all-region-team-hinkel-snubbed <p> The 8th Region Basketball Coaches Association released it&rsquo;s all-region team last week and there was at least one surprise on that team. Or I should say not on that team.</p> <p> While Eminence High School&rsquo;s Kemryn Jenkins deservedly made the team, Henry County&rsquo;s Zach Hinkel did not.</p> <p> Jenkins was the region&rsquo;s leading scorer at 27.4 points per game in the regular season. He shot 63.5 percent from the field and 48.8 percent from behind the 3-point arc. Those are staggering numbers for any player at any level and against any competition.</p> Warriors rout Raiders, fall to Dragons http://www.hclocal.com/content/warriors-rout-raiders-fall-dragons <p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> The Eminence Warriors traveled to Bedford Thursday night to take on the Trimble County Raiders and came away with an 84-58 win in their regular season finale.</p> <p> The Warriors were up 15-11 at the end of the first period.</p> <p> &ldquo;The guys came out with a wonderful attitude and good body language before the game,&rdquo; EHS Assistant Coach Ray Valentine said. &ldquo;I could tell they were ready to play, but came out slow and maybe rushed a couple of shots.&rdquo;</p> Wildcats drop games to Walton, Shelby http://www.hclocal.com/content/wildcats-drop-games-walton-shelby <img src="http://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/hc_b_v_sc4_0.jpg" alt="Zach Hinkel flies toward the goal against Shelby County. Hinkle led the Wildcats with 17 points." title="Zach Hinkel flies toward the goal against Shelby County. Hinkle led the Wildcats with 17 points." align="left" hspace="6" width="105" height="85" /><p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> After trailing throughout the first half, the host Henry County Wildcats took the lead in the third quarter and then battled back and forth with the Shelby County Rockets the rest of the way before falling in the final minutes.</p> <p> The Rockets opened the game with a 3-pointer and an inside basket to go ahead 5-0 with 6:32 left.</p> <p> Tyler Gray scored inside for the Wildcats&rsquo; first basket with 6:01 left in the opening period before Shelby County hit two free throws to restore their five-point lead.</p> Lady Cats blast Villa Madonna, 47-27 http://www.hclocal.com/content/lady-cats-blast-villa-madonna-47-27 <p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Northern Kentucky Saturday to take on the Villa Madonna Blue Lightning and came away with a 47-27 victory.</p> <p> The Lady Cats jumped on Villa Madonna early and led 12-4 going into the second period.</p> <p> &ldquo;We opened up in our press defense and were able to create a lot of turnovers,&rdquo; HCHS Coach Jim Hook said. &ldquo;We did a good job of getting to the rim and drawing fouls too.&rdquo;</p> <p> The Lady Cats kept the pressure up in the second period and led 26-12 at halftime.</p>