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Today's Sports

  • Lady Cats have fun in the sun

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats finished their spring break trip to Destin with three wins and one loss after splitting their first two games on April 5 with Barren County and Apollo.

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    On April 6, the Lady Cats pounded out 20 hits and took advantage of five Corbin errors and six walks to score their highest run total of the year.

  • College update: Austin Young

    sports@hclocal.com

    Former Henry County Wildcat basketball player Austin Young recently finished his first season with the Thomas More Saints. Young played in 22 of the Saints’ 27 games this year and started in nine games during the middle of the season.

    Young’s freshman season started inauspiciously against Capital University. The Saints won the game 76-64 but Young did not see action.

    Young was struggling to adjust to college life and college basketball.

  • EHS girls drop two games

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors’ softball team traveled to Fort Knox Thursday and continued to struggle at the plate as the Lady Eagles won 10-0 in five innings.

    The Warriors managed only one base runner in the game when Daphna Dale reached on an error in the fifth inning. Seven of the Warriors’ 15 outs came on strikeouts.

    Fort Knox’s big innings came in the first and the seventh when they scored three runs.

  • Frankfort beats Warriors, 7-1

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors hosted the Frankfort Panthers April 6 before storms moved in and washed out the rest of the week for local teams.

    Cole Lawson took the mound for the Warriors and found himself facing runners on first and third with one out in the first inning. Lawson stuck out the next two batters to end the threat.

    The Warriors failed to score in the bottom of the inning despite a leadoff base hit by Trevor Payton.

  • Lady Cats go to 4-0 in district...

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats started last week with a tough loss to Western Hills before defeating two district opponents. They then travelled to Florida where they split games with two highly regarded teams in the Florida Beach Bash on Sunday.

    Western Hills 2 HCHS 1

    The Lady Cats hosted Western Hills March 30 and played one of their best games of the season against a quality opponent in the Lady Wolverines.

  • Wildcats pummel Central, Eminence

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcat baseball team managed to get two wins last week before the rains came and wiped out the rest of their scheduled games for the week.

    On March 30 the Wildcats defeated Central 17-7 and the following day they defeated county rival Eminence 24-3.

    HCHS 17 Central 7

    The Wildcats fell behind 4-0 in the top of the second inning but rebounded with five runs in their half of the inning to take the lead.

  • EHS softball falls to Carroll

    spots@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors softball team traveled to Carrollton March 31 to take on the Carroll County Lady Panthers and came away with a 9-2 loss.

    The Lady Panthers scored two runs in the first and one run in the second and third innings to jump on top 4-0. They added two more in the fourth inning and looked like they would pull away from the Warriors, but Eminence came back to get two runs in the fifth to make it 6-2.

  • EHS falls to Valley, Carroll

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Louisville March 30 and took on the Valley Vikings in their third game of the season.

    The Warriors fell 8-1 but showed marked improvements in the game.

    The Warriors scored first in the top of the first inning when Mitchell Metten singled, stole second and third base and then came home on a Cole Lawson hit.

    Valley got three runs in the bottom of the inning to take the lead.

    After a scoreless second inning for both teams, Valley added a single run in the third and fourth innings.

  • Two track Cats compete at Central

    Submitted

    Henry County High School track athletes Patrick Cravens and Cameron Johnson competed in the Lenny Lyles Invitational Track Meet at Central High School March 31 and came away with impressive results against some of the top teams in the area.

    Cravens finished third in the discus with a throw of 112 feet, 2 inches and fifth in the shot put with a distance of 39 feet, 2 inches. Cravens was second among all Class 2A competitors in the shot put and first among all 2A competitors in the discus.

  • HCHS Lady Cats pound district...

    sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Lady Cats feasted on the pitching of district foes Carroll and Gallatin counties last week. They pounded out 16 hits against Carroll County on March 23 and 19 hits against Gallatin County on March 24 to defeat the Panthers and Lady Wildcats by a combined score of 32-1.

    On March 25 the Lady Cats succumbed to the Oldham County Lady Colonels 9-3 in a game where they managed only four hits.

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