http://www.hclocal.com/sports/rss.xml en Lady Cats beat Lady Panthers http://www.hclocal.com/content/lady-cats-beat-lady-panthers <img src="http://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/hc_sball_v_cc1_0.jpg" alt="Gracie Golden dives to catch a ball in Henry County’s 15-4 win over Carroll County April 18." title="Gracie Golden dives to catch a ball in Henry County’s 15-4 win over Carroll County April 18." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> Pitcher Haley Miles had a great day at the plate to lead the Henry County Lady Cats to a 15-4 home victory over the Carroll County Lady Panthers April 18.</p> <p> Miles went four for four and drove in seven RBIs. She had a double and a triple among her four hits. Miles also went the distance on the mound giving up four runs on six hits and walking three.</p> <p> The Lady Cats led 4-0 after two innings but Carroll County got one back in the top of third.</p> Wildcats drop two, win one http://www.hclocal.com/content/wildcats-drop-two-win-one <img src="http://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/hc_bball_v_mhs1_0.jpg" alt="Nic Riggins, left, makes a diving catch of a ball hit into the rightcenter field gap in the Wildcats’ 9-3 win over the Mustangs." title="Nic Riggins, left, makes a diving catch of a ball hit into the rightcenter field gap in the Wildcats’ 9-3 win over the Mustangs." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> The Henry County Wildcats traveled to Carrollton April 18 for a district seeding game and came away with an 8-7 loss.</p> <p> The Wildcats got off to a good start with two runs in the top of the first. Leadoff hitter and pitcher Jaydon Berry walked to open the game. Blake Prather followed and reached on an error to give the Wildcats runners on first and second with no outs. Berry and Prather advanced on a passed ball.</p> Passeron enjoys American experience http://www.hclocal.com/content/passeron-enjoys-american-experience <img src="http://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/tristan1.jpg" alt="Passeron enjoys everything about his experience in Henry County, including hunting and big trucks." title="Passeron enjoys everything about his experience in Henry County, including hunting and big trucks." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> When French exchange student Tristan Passeron tried out for the Henry County High School soccer team nobody batted an eye. Everyone expected him to do that because the American perspective is that every European boy is raised playing the game.</p> <p> But Passeron raised some eyebrows when he went out for the most American of sports, baseball.</p> <p> The truth is Passeron likes America&rsquo;s pastime much more than he likes soccer.</p> Warriors fall to Gallatin Co. http://www.hclocal.com/content/warriors-fall-gallatin-co <img src="http://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ehs_bball_v_gc1.jpg" alt="Hunbter Gnagie puts the ball in play against Gallatin County. Gnagie had two hits and two runs batted in." title="Hunbter Gnagie puts the ball in play against Gallatin County. Gnagie had two hits and two runs batted in." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> The Eminence Warriors baseball team hosted Gallatin County April 18 and took an early lead only to see the Wildcats come back for the 12-run win.</p> <p> Gallatin scored a run in the top of the first on a single, a walk and a double.</p> <p> Eminence took the lead in the bottom of the inning with a two-out rally. Marshall Metten and Trey Gregory drew walks before Hunter Gnagie doubled to right field to drive in both runs.</p> EHS routs Waggener http://www.hclocal.com/content/ehs-routs-waggener <p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> The Eminence Warriors softball team traveled to Louisville April 18 to take on the Waggener Wildcats and came away with their first win of the season in a game that lasted only three innings.</p> <p> The Warriors scored 16 runs in the first and eight in the second while pitchers Audrey Wilkerson and Amiya Hunt combined on a one-hitter.</p> <p> Audrey Wilkerson pitched one inning and struck out three batters while walking one.</p> <p> Hunt pitched two innings, struck out five batters, walked one and gave up one hit.</p> Track Cats compete in NCKC championships http://www.hclocal.com/content/track-cats-compete-nckc-championships <img src="http://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/hc_track_nckc1.jpg" alt="Janey Thompson, second from right, rounds the first turn of the 1600-meter run at the NCKC meet." title="Janey Thompson, second from right, rounds the first turn of the 1600-meter run at the NCKC meet." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> The Henry County Wildcats&rsquo; track team traveled to Verona April 19 to compete in the North Central Kentucky Conference championships.</p> <p> Jesse Potts, Trevyn Spencer and Alex Hutton led the way for the Wildcats.</p> <p> Potts had a third-place finish in the100-meter dash and a fourth-place finish in the 200-meter dash. Spencer finished third in the long jump and eighth in the 200-meter dash. Hutton had his best finish of the year with a third-place finish in the300-meter hurdles.</p> Wildcats come back vs. Oldham. Walton http://www.hclocal.com/content/wildcats-come-back-vs-oldham-walton <img src="http://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/hc_bball_v_ochs1.jpg" alt="Relief pitcher Blake Prather flips to first baseman Dawson Armstrong for the final out against Oldham County." title="Relief pitcher Blake Prather flips to first baseman Dawson Armstrong for the final out against Oldham County." align="left" hspace="6" width="123" height="85" /><p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> The Henry County Wildcats had two comeback wins last week sandwiched around an 11-2 loss to Shelby County to leave them with a season record of 12-3.</p> <p> <strong>HCHS 4 Oldham Co. 3</strong></p> <p> Nic Riggins&rsquo; one-out three-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning gave Henry County a 4-2 lead over Oldham County. Blake Prather then pitched out of a jam in the seventh to record the win as Henry County ran its record to 11-2 on the season Thursday night.</p> Warriors win first game at Iroquois, 19-7 http://www.hclocal.com/content/warriors-win-first-game-iroquois-19-7 <img src="http://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ehs_bball_v_fhs1.jpg" alt="Marshall delivers a pitch against Frankfort." title="Marshall delivers a pitch against Frankfort." align="left" hspace="6" width="70" height="85" /><p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> The Eminence Warriors came from five runs down to notch their first win of the season Saturday at Iroquois.</p> <p> The Warriors took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first. Jared Golden doubled to lead the game off but was caught stealing third base. Cameron Mathis followed with a single and advanced to second on a balk. With two outs, Mathis stole third and then went home on a throwing error.</p> <p> The Raiders scored three runs in the bottom of the inning before adding three more in the bottom of the second to lead 6-1.</p>