Elizabethtown senior Kyle Jury and Central Hardin senior Erin Perkins had strong showings in the fourth annual Kentucky Golf Coaches Association Senior All-Star Tournament held at Heritage Hill Golf Club on Saturday in Shepherdsville.
The Kentucky Golf Coaches Association conducts the Senior All-Star Tournament to promote high school golf for the student-athletes.
The team with the best record this year and the program with the most titles in the last 15 seasons might have fittingly lucked into the byes into the semifinals for the Boys’ 5th Region Soccer Tournament at Thomas Nelson.
Revealing that the reigning finalists would play back-to-back games on opening night and having two teams earn spots in the Girls’ 5th Region Soccer Tournament semifinals for the first time were the highlights of the tournament’s draw meeting Saturday morning at host John Hardin.
One round of penalty kicks to decide the winner of the Boys’ 18th District Soccer Tournament championship wasn’t enough, so the LaRue County Hawks and Taylor County Cardinals went to a sudden-death shootout.
For the second time this season, the Hawks came up short in a shootout against the Cardinals.
The Boys’ 17th District Soccer Tournament final appeared headed for a shootout, but before it could, a penalty kick decided it after all.
Sophomore Ethan Sivulich made a penalty kick with 2:52 left in the second 5-minute overtime lifted the John Hardin Bulldogs to a 5-4 victory over the Central Hardin Bruins to win their second consecutive district championship.
One do-or-die play wasn’t enough for the Central Hardin Bruins on Friday night. To take down the team they couldn’t beat for so many years, they went back to the well with the player who wasn’t even supposed to play.
Cleared to play Tuesday, Zach Helton stepped into the spotlight and delivered not once, but twice with the game on the line.
Freshman Kane Harris had a big game catching the ball Friday night for LaRue County. Unfortunately for the host Hawks, the guy who caught the second-most passes from LaRue County senior quarterback Caleb Sheffer doesn’t play for the Hawks.