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Today's Sports

  • Wildcats defeat Vikings, Rebels

    sports@hclocal.com

    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

    sports@hclocal.com

    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

    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.

    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

    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.