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Today's Sports

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    Elizabethtown senior forward Adelaide Luckett recorded a double-double Monday afternoon to help her coach, Tim Mudd, achieve a milestone win.

    Luckett had 18 points and 10 rebounds as the Lady Panthers rolled past Louisville Central, 67-46 in the first round of the Kentucky Army National Guard Titan Christmas Clash at Mercer County, giving Mudd his 400th win at Elizabethtown.

    Mudd is 400-107 in 17 years as the Lady Panthers’ coach, and is ninth in the state on the career wins list among active coaches and 24th overall.

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    Seven teams will travel to Hodgenville today to join the host Hawks in the LaRue County Army National Guard Holiday Classic.

    Barren County faces Louisville Waggener in the 3 p.m. quarterfinal, while Taylor County plays Paducah Lone Oak at 4:30 p.m.

    LaRue County takes on Louisville Atherton at 6:30 p.m. and Bullitt Central matches up with Washington County in the nightcap at 8.

    LaRue County will play Bullitt Central or Washington County at 4:30 p.m. (loser’s bracket semifinals) or 8 p.m. (winner’s bracket semifinals) Wednesday.

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    Senior guard Jordan Daniel hit three 3-pointers and scored 17 points as the Central Hardin Lady Bruins beat Owensboro Apollo, 52-40 on Wednesday in the Hardees/Warren East Classic.

    Daniel was named to the All-Tournament team.

    Senior post Kristina Krupinski chipped in with 14 points, while senior guard Alysse Bishop scored eight and freshman guard Aislynn Barnes had six.

    CENTRAL HARDIN 52, APOLLO 40

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    Junior post Adam Hendrix scored a career-high 26 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead the North Hardin Trojans to an 82-50 win over Deming on Wednesday in the Whitaker Bank/Fort Harrod Holiday Classic at Mercer County.

    Sophomore guard Jordan Brangers hit four 3-pointers and finished with 16 points, while senior forward Chris Sterusky scored 15.

    Senior guard Trevino Coney chipped in with 10 points.

    NORTH HARDIN 82, DEMING 50

  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Western...

    BOWLING GREEN — This was not the type of year Steffphon Pettigrew expected to have in his final season as a Western Kentucky Hilltopper.

    The former Elizabethtown High School star got a gut check Wednesday night as the Louisville Cardinals traveled down I-65 and handed his Hilltoppers a 114-82 beatdown.

    Pettigrew shined as the Hilltoppers upset the Cardinals in Nashville in 2008, which allowed the Hilltoppers to beat a ranked team for the first time in seven years and knock off their highest-ranked opponent in more than 40 years.

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    Senior wing Kristin Shonkwiler hit three of her team’s eight 3-pointers and finished with 17 points and four assists as the host John Hardin Lady Bulldogs routed Henry County, 65-43, on Tuesday night in the Pinkham-Lincoln-Mercury Christmas Tournament.

    John Hardin (5-3) will play Pikeville (4-3) for the title at 2 p.m. today as both teams are 2-0 in the four-team round robin.

    Freshman wing Tajah Haley added 16 points, five steals and four assists Tuesday, while sophomore wing Ieshia Hopwood had 11 points and four assists.

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    John Hardin’s inside-outside attack was just too much for Logan County on Tuesday afternoon in the semifinals of the Hardee’s Classic at Warren East.

    Senior forward Jeff Richard scored a team-high 23 points and junior guard Jeremy Harness hit four 3-pointers en route to 18 points as the Bulldogs remained unbeaten with a 79-63 win over the Cougars (6-1), who were off to their best start since 1997.

    Senior forward Blake Bonner added 16 points for John Hardin, while senior guard Malcolm Foster chipped in with 11 points.

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    Senior guard Malcolm Foster hit four 3-pointers and scored 18 points and junior guard Jeremy Harness hit three 3s and finished with 11 as the John Hardin Bulldogs remained unbeaten with a 68-52 win over Owensboro in the Hardees/Warren East Holiday Classic on Monday.

    Foster is averaging 21.5 points per game during John Hardin’s six-game win streak.

    Senior forward Jeff Richard scored 11 points, while senior forward Blake Bonner had 10 and junior forward Ervin Montgomery scored eight.

    JOHN HARDIN 68, OWENSBORO 52

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    Freshman guard Tajah Haley scored 14 points and the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs held East Jessamine scoreless in the second quarter en route to a 70-30 win in the first game of the Pinkham Lincoln-Mercury Christmas Tournament at John Hardin.

    Haley also had seven steals, four assists and three rebounds for the Lady Bulldogs (4-3), who led 33-6 at the half.

    Freshman post Zacchea Small chipped in with 12 points, while sophomore post Michelle Montgomery added 10 points and nine rebounds.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL...

    Freshman guard Tajah Haley scored 14 points and the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs held East Jessamine scoreless in the second quarter en route to a 70-30 win in the first game of the Pinkham Lincoln-Mercury Christmas Tournament at John Hardin.

    Haley also had seven steals, four assists and three rebounds for the Lady Bulldogs (4-3), who led 33-6 at the half.

    Freshman post Zacchea Small chipped in with 12 points, while sophomore post Michelle Montgomery added 10 points and nine rebounds.