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Today's Sports

  • CC Cats compete at Tates Creek

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    The Henry County cross country team ran at Masterson Station Park in Lexington Saturday in the Tates Creek Invitational meet. The team was missing several runners due to fall break and did not have team scores.

    Freshman Keegan Kurtz led the way for the Wildcats with a 15th place finish in a field of 53 runners with a time of 18:46.

  • Lady Cats win NCKC golf tourney

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    Maddie Hensley’s 68 combined with an 81 by Nikki Perkinson powered the Henry County Lady Cats to an upset win over Owen County in the NCKC golf tournament.

    Walton-Verona athletic director Kyle Bennett, who presented the trophies after the tournament, said that he couldn’t recall a lower score by a girl than Hensley’s at the NCKC tournament. “And I’ve been around a long time,” Bennett said.

  • Wildcats take NCKC title

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    The Henry County Wildcats golf team traveled to Sugar Bay Thursday to play in the rain-delayed North Central Kentucky Conference championships and ran away from the field to win by 20 strokes over second-place Carroll County.

    Alex Hadden won his third individual title after winning in a playoff his seventh-grade year and then repeating that feat last year as a freshman. This year, Hadden shot 73 to win by two strokes over his teammate, Isaac Klempner. It was Klempner’s second runner up finish in a row.

  • Lady Cats take round two in...

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    When the Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Eminence Warriors on Aug. 29, the Warriors dominated the match and came away with a 3-0 win. But the Lady Cats came out aggressive in the return match in Eminence Sept. 19 and came away with a hard-fought 3-2 win.

    Kaylee Tingle opened the scoring for the Lady Cats with a kill to make it 1-0. The Lady Cats went on to score the next four points to lead 5-0.

    Eminence closed within two points at 7-5 before the Lady Cats pushed the lead to six at 12-6 and forced an Eminence timeout. 

  • Wildcats get two district wins

     soirts@hclocal.com

    A five-goal outburst by Parker Stephens led the Henry County Wildcats to a 7-3 road win over Owen County Sept. 19.

    Stephens scored about 12 minutes into the game when he received a pass from Devin Shaw to make it 1-0.

    Less than 30 seconds later Stephens scored again.

    Owen County recovered from the early onslaught to get a goal on a through ball with 20:13 left in the first half. With 16 minutes to go, they scored again on a 25-yard free kick to make it 2-2.

  • Warriors crush Shawnee, 70-0

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    The Eminence Warriors celebrated homecoming night with a 70-0 win over the Shawnee Golden Eagles.

    Eminence elected to receive and immediately drove down field from the 50-yard line and scored on a 15-yard pass from Justin Hedges to Dre Wright. Eli Montero ran in the point-after attempt to make it 8-0 with 10:14 left in the opening period.

    Shawnee could not move the ball on their next possession and Warriors took over on their 45-yard line.

  • Lady Cats move to 4-0 in...

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    The Henry County Lady Cats remained undefeated in district play last week with a 3-0 win over Owen County Sept. 19 and another 10-0 defeat of Gallatin at home Thursday.

    The Owen County game was shortened to one half due to lightning but that didn’t stop the Lady Cats from getting on the scoreboard three times before the game was called.

    Ten minutes into the contest Presley Crowe scored from long range with a shot just inside the near post.

  • Harger, Kurtz place in top ten...

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    The Henry County cross country teams traveled to Shelbyville Saturday to take part in the Collins Titans Cross Country Classic. Kayla Harger led the girls team with a fifth-place finish in a field of 55 runners. She ran the course in 22:12 less than a minute behind the winner Anna Kiser of Shelby County, who finished in 21:19.

    Keegan Kurtz led the boys team with a personal best time of 18:39 and an eighth-place finish in a filed of 89 runners.

  • Bengals youth football keep on...

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    The Campbellsburg Bengals moved to 5-0 on the season after three wins over the last two weeks.

    On Sept. 16 they defeated the New Castle Chiefs 26-0. 

    Isaac Abney led the offense with 110 yards rushing on seven carries and one rushing touchdown. Cody Heath rushed for 60 yards on five carries with two rushing touchdowns and an extra point. Landry Abney also put points on the board with an extra point conversion. 

  • Sports Briefs

     Scramblin’ for

    Greg Davis

    The Scramblin’ for Greg Davis golf scramble will be held Sept. 30 at the Henry County Country Club at 8 a.m.

    The golf scramble honors the memory of 16-year-old Greg Davis who died in an ATV accident and benefits Henry County FFA, underprivileged children and the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Foundation.

    For more information contact Victoria Davis at vvogt0002@gmailcom.

    Friends for Michael 5k run/walk and wheel