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Today's Sports

  • Warriors walk off with first win

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    The Eminence Warriors started last week with a game at home against Paris on April 13. The game was suspended after three and one-third innings due to rain and will be finished when the Warriors go to Paris on May 7. The Warriors trailed 7-1 when play was stopped.

    Williamstown 5 EHS 1

    The Warriors hosted Williamstown in the first round of the All A Classic regional tournament Friday night.

  • Johnson, Cravens lead Track Cats

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    The Henry County Wildcats’ track team traveled to Oldham County April 14 for the Oldham County all-comers meet that saw the Wildcats come away with two individual wins and several other strong results.

    Cameron Johnson won the triple jump with a leap of 40 feet, 7.5 inches and Patrick Cravens won the shot put with a distance of 41feet, 9 inches, which was a personal record. Cravens finished second in the discus with a throw of 106 feet, four inches.

    Coach Zack Mings was happy with what he saw from his team in tough conditions.

  • Lady Cats down Gallatin, S.O.

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    The Henry County Lady Cats defeated the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats 10-5 April 14 to sweep the season series against their district rival.

    Gallatin County fared better against Henry County than in the first game when the Lady Cats won 16-1, but the Lady Cats’ offensive firepower was still too much to overcome.

    When the game began, it looked like it would be another rout as Henry County scored five runs in the first inning.

  • EHS falls to Gallatin, Trimble

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    The Eminence Warriors’ softball team traveled to Gallatin County on April 15 and fell to the Lady Wildcats by eight runs but continued to show improvement on defense.

    “We played reasonably well,” Coach Jerry Martin said. “Our defense was pretty solid for the most part but we had a couple of errors and misplayed balls that cost us six runs. Without those it would have been a two-run game.

  • Wildcats defeat Vikings, Rebels

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    The Henry County Wildcats were back in action April 15 as they traveled to Louisville to take on the Valley Vikings after a nine-day layoff due to rainy weather.

    The Wildcats shook off some early rust and an injury to starting pitcher Bodie Clark to get a nine-run victory.

    The Wildcats scored two unearned runs in the first inning. Jaydon Berry walked and came around to score the first run and Trey Wills, who had a perfect day at the plate, singled and scored the second run.

  • Wildcats squeeze by Moore

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    The Henry County Wildcats were slated to host a weeklong tournament last week but ended up settling for one day of games as rains wiped out the rest of the Wildcat Spring Break Classic.

    In the final game of the day on April 6 the Wildcats pulled out a victory in the bottom of the seventh inning against the Moore Mustangs.

  • Lady Cats have fun in the sun

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    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.

    HCHS 20 Corbin 2

    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

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    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

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    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

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    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.