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    LOUISVILLE Just in time for the annual showdown with rival Kentucky, Kyle Kuric finally found his stroke from the arc.

    Entering Monday’s game against Morgan State, the junior guard had hit 12-of-32 3s in nine games. He hit seven against the overmatched Bears, who fell to the Cardinals, 104-74 at the KFC Yum! Center.

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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

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    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.