Central Hardin escaped one upset Friday. Unfortunately for the Bruins, they couldn’t avoid another at Freeman Lake Park.
With only 2-of-4 entries alive in the 5th Region Tennis Tournament heading into Monday’s Sweet 16 matches, the Bruins’ team title hopes are on thin ice.
If the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers are to defend their team title at the 5th Region Tennis Tournament, they are going to have to earn it.
Monday’s draw for the 17-school event, which opens today with four play-in matches and 64 first-round matches at the Freeman Lake Park Tennis Complex, did no favors for a certain Lady Panther.
The Central Hardin Lady Bruins locked up at least a share of the 17th District’s regular-season title Thursday night with a pair of home wins, beating Fort Knox, 11-0 in five innings in the opener before notching a 9-0 win over John Hardin in the nightcap.
Two of the youngest players in North Hardin’s starting lineup delivered some clutch hits Thursday night.
Freshman Sawyer Camp-bell and eighth-grader Kyle Collin, the eighth and ninth hitters in the order, combined for four hits and five RBIs to lead the visiting Trojans past 17th District foe John Hardin, 12-4.
The draw for the Rawlings/KHSAA State Baseball Tournament always creates interest for teams across Kentucky, but once it was announced Wednesday, that’s when the real intrigue began for several area teams.
As one of his sons played a youth basketball game before the LaRue County Lady Hawks hit the road for a game at Henderson County on Jan. 17, it dawned on Travis Wootton that he relished the chance to sit back and watch his sons, 10-year-old Tate and 6-year-old Cooper, grow up.