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Today's Sports

  • Lady Cats win four of five

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    The Henry County Lady Cats improved their record to 20-6 last week while winning four of five games despite falling behind early in each game.

    The week started with a home game against Lloyd Memorial. The Lady Cats gave up three to the Lady Juggernauts in the top of the first and were held scoreless in their half of the inning.

    But the Lady Cats got the offense going in the second when they scored eight runs. They added five more in the third inning to lead 13-3.

  • Wildcats fall to Collins

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    The Henry County Wildcats hosted Collins May 8 and had their six-game winning streak halted by the Titans.

    Henry County had the bases loaded in the first but failed to push a run across.

    After a scoreless first inning, the Titans got on the scoreboard in the top of the second with two runs.

  • Track Cats compete in Region

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    The Henry County Wildcats competed in the Class AA, region three track meet at North Oldham High School May 10. None of the HCHS athletes qualified for the state meet.
    Trevyn Spencer had the Wildcats’ highest finish of the day with a seventh place in the triple jump. McCoy Walker finished eighth in the shot put and Alex Hutton finished eighth in the 300-meter hurdles.
     On the girls’ side, Janey Thompson was the Lady cats’ top finisher with an 11th place in the 400-meter dash.

  • Warriors drop three games

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    The Eminence Warriors hosted Grant County May 8 on senior day and fell to the Braves 11-0.

    Grant County scored four runs in the top of the first before the Warriors came to bat and had their best chance to score of the night. Jared Golden led off with a single to center field before Cameron Mathis doubled to left field to put runners on second and third with no outs.

  • Murray's grand slam propels...

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    The Henry County Wildcats were cruising at home May 2 against the Kentucky Country Day Bearcats when the wheels came off defensively in the top of the sixth inning. Fortunately, the Wildcats still had two at bats left and Daniel Murray made up for the defensive flaws with a grand slam home run in the bottom of the sixth to help his team to 12-8 win.

  • Lady Cats beat Simon Kenton,...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats traveled to Independence May 2 to take on the Simon Kenton Lady Pioneers and came away with a 10-2 win.

    After a scoreless first inning the Lady Cats broke out for five runs in the second inning. They added two more in the third and three in the fourth to lead 10-0.

    Simon Kenton scored an unearned run in the fifth and another unearned run in the sixth.

  • Peyton finishes 7th in Sun Belt

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    Henry County High School graduate MacKenzie Peyton finished her sophomore season of golf at South Alabama with her best collegiate performance to date as she shot even par on the last two days of the Sun Belt Conference tournament to finish tied for seventh place.

    Peyton shot 76 on the opening day of the tournament and then recorded 72 on each of the two remaining days.

  • Shepherd signs with Midway

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    Henry County High School senior Kelsey Shepherd signed a letter of intent to play for Midway University’s softball team next season.

    Shepherd currently plays centerfield for the Lady Cats. Shepherd is batting .361 with 13 runs scored and 11 RBIs. She is four for four in steal attempts. Shepherd has not committed an error in 20 chances this season and has thrown out four base runners.

  • Wildcats win three vs. EHS,...

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    Zack Woods took advantage of his first varsity start at Eminence April 24. The sophomore went the distance in shutting out the Warriors in Henry County’s 14-0 win.

    Woods pitched five innings and gave up only four hits while striking out seven and walking two.

    He got plenty of offensive support as the Wildcats got multi-hit games from Daniel Murray and Justin Edens. Murray had a single, a home run and five RBIs while Edens had a single and a double with one RBI.

  • Golden's walk off leads...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats needed a seventh inning rally and two extra innings to come out of district seeding play undefeated when they hosted Owen County April 25.

    Senior first baseman Lilly Golden got the game-winning hit in the bottom of the ninth but it took a couple of big defensive plays prior to that hit to keep the Lady Cats alive.

    The Lady Cats struggled at the plate through the first four innings and fell behind 5-0 going into the bottom of the fifth when they finally broke through for a run.