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Today's Sports

  • Lady Cats drop two district games

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    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Carroll County Dec. 12 and fell to the Lady Panthers in an important district matchup.

    Carroll County jumped out to a 9-1 lead before the Lady Cats could get their offense on track.

    Janey Thompson hit a free throw with 2:55 left in the first period to make the score 9-2 before Carroll County scored on a drive to the basket to stretch the lead to nine points.

    But Henry County outscored the Lady Panthers 6-4 in the final two minutes of the period to trail 15-8 going into the second quarter.

  • Lady Dragons outgun Warriors

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    The Eminence Warriors hosted the South Oldham Lady Dragons Dec. 11 and found themselves in a shootout from the opening tip.

    Aaliyah Bailey hit two free throws just 13 seconds into the contest but that would be their last lead of the night as they played catch-up the rest of the way.

    South Oldham followed with an 8-0 run before Camille Scott hit a runner in the lane and Tavi West scored on a layup to make it an 8-6 game with 5:15 left.

  • Wildcats win round one of...

     sports@hclocal.com

    The Henry County Wildcats hosted the Eminence Warriors Dec. 5 in an early season district rivalry matchup. The Wildcats had just two games under their belts and the Warriors had three coming into the first of two regular season showdowns.

    The Wildcats got the best of the Warriors in this one as Noah McGee went for 31 points and 12 rebounds to lead Henry County to a 77-63 win.

  • Lady Cats lose to Bearcats

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    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted Walton-Verona Dec. 4 and lost to the Bearcats 65-30.

    The Lady Cats went in front 5-4 early in the first quarter but Walton finished the quarter on an 18-3 run to lead 22-8 going into the second period.

    The second period turned out to be a defensive battle as Henry County managed just four points to Walton’s three to leave the Bearcats leading 25-12 at halftime.

  • Warriors down Demons, 60-52

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    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Williamstown Thursday night to take on the Demons and prevailed, 60-52, for their first victory of the season. The Warriors were able to do so despite not having Dre Wright available due to a minor back injury and trailing at halftime.

    Williamstown opened with the first three points of the game on a field goal and free throw before Kris Dixon scored inside for the Warriors.

  • EHS falls to Gallatin, Lloyd...

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    The Eminence Warriors hosted the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats Dec. 4 in their second district matchup of the season and fell by 17 after getting off to a good start.

    The Warriors opened up a 9-4 lead early in the first period after Lexi Tillett hit a layup, Tavi West nailed a 3-pointer and Aaliyah Bailey scored on a put back finished of the 9-2 run with two free throws.

  • Wildcats whip Wolverines in...

     sports@hclocal.com

    When the visiting Western Hills Wolverines hit a free throw with 2:52 left in overtime it was their first lead since going ahead 5-3 early in the first period.

    For the host Henry County Wildcats things looked grim as they lost a large second half lead and three starters were sitting on the bench with five fouls.

    It looked even worse for the Wildcats 20 seconds later when Western Hills blocked an outside shot, recovered the ball and scored on a layup to make it 64-61 with 2:32 left.

  • Lady Cats rout KCD, 54-23

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    The Henry County Lady Cats hosted the Kentucky Country Day Bearcats Nov. 29 in their season opener and broke open a close game in the first quarter in route to a 54-23 win.

    Katherine Buckler got the Lady Cats started with a 16-foot jump shot to open the game. Savannah Medley then stole the ball and scored on a layup to make it 5-0 just 27 seconds into the game. But KCD came back with six straight points to take the lead.

    After Ella White scored on a put back, the Bearcats regained the lead with a dirve to the basket.

  • EHS defeats Trimble, 55-44

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    The Eminence Warriors got their first victory of the season Saturday against the host Trimble County Lady Raiders after trailing at halftime.

    The Warriors led 10-4 at the end of the first period but could have had a bigger lead, according to EHS Coach Jerry Skeeter.

    “We played well in the first period but we missed a lot of easy shots,” Skeeter said.

  • Warriors drop three in opening...

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    The Eminence Warriors opened the season with a home game against the Gallatin County Wildcats Nov. 27 and lost 74-47.

    The Warriors were without their leading returning scorer, Josh Dotson, for the game. Dotson is nursing a back injury.

    Gallatin County took advantage of the shorthanded Warriors and jumped out to a 19-0 lead. The Wildcats had four steals that they converted into layups and hit three 3-pointers in the opening onslaught.