http://www.hclocal.com/sports/rss.xml en Warriors defeat Gallatin; Fall to Walton in All A http://www.hclocal.com/content/warriors-defeat-gallatin-fall-walton-all <img src="http://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ehs_v-ball_v_wv4.jpg" alt="Renee Toole passes the ball to the front line vs. Spencer." title="Renee Toole passes the ball to the front line vs. Spencer." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> The Eminence Warrior volleyball team traveled to Gallatin County on Sept. 9 and came away with their first district win of the season, 25-21, 25-11, 27-25.</p> <p> &ldquo;We just put together a really good match,&rdquo; Coach Morgan Bullock said. &ldquo;We eliminated errors and executed the way we&rsquo;ve talked about playing all season.</p> <p> &ldquo;Gallatin struggled at times and opened the door for us and we took advantage of it. I felt like everyone played well in this match.&rdquo;</p> <p> <strong>Owen Co. 3 EHS 2</strong></p> Lady Cats down Gallatin for third win http://www.hclocal.com/content/lady-cats-down-gallatin-third-win <img src="http://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/hc_v-ball_v_cc3.jpg" alt="Ashlyn Hanner goes up for the kill shot against Carroll County in the Lady Cats’ 3-1 loss on Sept. 9. HCHS is 3-1 in district play." title="Ashlyn Hanner goes up for the kill shot against Carroll County in the Lady Cats’ 3-1 loss on Sept. 9. HCHS is 3-1 in district play." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> The Henry County Lady Cat volleyball team ended a busy week on a positive note Thursday night after two tough losses when they traveled to Warsaw and defeated the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats 3-1.</p> <p> The Lady Cats got off to a good start by winning game one 25-15.</p> <p> &ldquo;We played really well in the first game,&rdquo; Coach Katie Ruff said. &ldquo;Megan Payton killed everything close to the net.&rdquo;</p> <p> Gallatin County came back to take the second game 20-25.</p> Peyton shoots 34 on Senior Night http://www.hclocal.com/content/peyton-shoots-34-senior-night <img src="http://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/hc_g_golf_v_sc1.jpg" alt="All-State golfer MacKenzie Peyton has one more home match left Wednesday vs. Owen and Trimble at 4:30." title="All-State golfer MacKenzie Peyton has one more home match left Wednesday vs. Owen and Trimble at 4:30." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> The Henry County Lady Cats held senior night for MacKenzie Peyton in a match with Shelby County on Sept. 10 and Peyton celebrated in style by shooting a two-under 34 on her home course.</p> <p> Peyton got off to a rocky start with a bogey on the first hole and then birdied three of the final eight holes in very windy conditions.</p> <p> Shelby County won the team competition with a score of 170 to Henry County&rsquo;s 192. Madison Thomas was low scorer for the Lady Rockets with a 41.</p> Wildcats host tournament http://www.hclocal.com/content/wildcats-host-tournament <img src="http://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/hc_b_golf_v_tc1.jpg" alt="Isaac Klempner blasts out of a bunker on number six at the Henry County Country Club in HCHS’ victory over Trimble County." title="Isaac Klempner blasts out of a bunker on number six at the Henry County Country Club in HCHS’ victory over Trimble County." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> The Henry County Wildcat golf team hosted Trimble County on Sept. 9 and defeated the Raiders 190-217.</p> <p> Alex Hadden led the way with a 40 while Isaac Klempner was second with a 43. Jakob Beckley had a 53 and Dustin Love rounded out the team scoring with a 54.</p> <p> &ldquo;Alex and Isaac continue to play well,&rdquo; Coach Steve Galyon said. &ldquo;I&rsquo;m sure Alex wants to shoot under par and he certainly has that capability. Isaac is bringing his average down and that&rsquo;s good.&rdquo;</p> Cross Country Cats improve at Rumble http://www.hclocal.com/content/cross-country-cats-improve-rumble <p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> The Henry County cross country team traveled to Goshen on Saturday to compete in North Oldham High School&rsquo;s Rumble through the Jungle Invitational meet.</p> <p> The temperature at meet time was much different than in their first meet at Shelby County last week where it was hot and very humid. The cooler, drier temperatures led to vastly improved performances for the Wildcats as every varsity boy and girl improved their time significantly.</p> Wildcats lose wild one 34-33 http://www.hclocal.com/content/wildcats-lose-wild-one-34-33 <img src="http://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/hc_f-ball_v_holy2.jpg" alt="Bodie Clark struggles forward as a Holy Cross defender holds on to his leg in the Cougars’ last minute victory over HCHS Friday night." title="Bodie Clark struggles forward as a Holy Cross defender holds on to his leg in the Cougars’ last minute victory over HCHS Friday night." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> When the horn sounded on Friday night&rsquo;s football matchup between the Henry County Wildcats and the Holy Cross Cougars the Wildcats walked off the field disconsolately with their first lost of the season. The wildcats made a furious comeback in the second half only to see the Cougars pull out the victory in the end.</p> Wildcats win two in district http://www.hclocal.com/content/wildcats-win-two-district <img src="http://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/hc_b_soccer_v_gc1.jpg" alt="Jacob Buckley dribbles down field." title="Jacob Buckley dribbles down field." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> The Henry County Wildcats&rsquo; soccer team had a busy week with two important district games and a road trip to Grant County. The Cats won their district match-ups with Gallatin and Owen but fell 1-0 to Grant.</p> <p> <strong>HCHS 3 Owen Co. 0</strong></p> <p> Coach Bobby Jameson was pleased that his team controlled possession of the ball against Owen County.</p> Warriors lose to Manchester, 52-42 http://www.hclocal.com/content/warriors-lose-manchester-52-42 <img src="http://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ems_f-ball_v_man1.jpg" alt="DeMarcus Bailey fends off a Manchester defender while looking up field in the EHS Warriors’ 52-42 loss on Friday night. Bailey had 151 yards receiving, 73 yards rushing and one touchdown in the game." title="DeMarcus Bailey fends off a Manchester defender while looking up field in the EHS Warriors’ 52-42 loss on Friday night. Bailey had 151 yards receiving, 73 yards rushing and one touchdown in the game." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> sports@hclocal.com</p> <p> The first period proved to be decisive in the Eminence Warriors&rsquo; 52-42 loss to the Manchester Greyhounds in the Warriors&rsquo; home opener Friday night.</p> <p> Turnovers and big plays by the Greyhounds put Eminence in a 20-0 hole at the end of the opening period.</p>