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    Freshman guard Raley Johnson scored a game-high 28 points, but a six-point third quarter doomed the Meade County Lady Waves in a 68-62 loss to visiting Floyd (Ind.) Central on Thursday night.

    Johnson also had six rebounds and one steal for the Lady Waves (2-10), who led 39-38 at halftime but were outscored 16-6 in the third quarter en route to their second loss in four games.

    Sophomore post Maya Luney added nine points, eight rebounds and one block, while freshman guard Carissa Schwartz scored seven points.

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    Longtime LaRue County wrestling coach Gary Canter took a different approach to his team’s schedule this season.

    Instead of focusing the early portion on duals tournaments, Canter entered the King of the Bluegrass at Louisville Fairdale and the Fayette County (Ga.) Christmas Classic.

    The third-ranked Hawks won both, and Canter is optimistic the beefed-up slate will pay big dividends in next month’s state tournament.


    Once senior guard Natalie Greenwell got hot Thursday night, it made it impossible once again for the Central Hardin Lady Bruins to slow down Elizabethtown.

    Greenwell had one of her best shooting nights of the season as Elizabethtown started slow before her Lady Panthers rolled to a 73-28 win over the Lady Bruins at Bruin Gym.

    Greenwell made 8-of-12 shots from the floor, including 5-of-6 from the 3-point line, on her way to a game-high 23 points.


    Those who refuse to learn from the past are doomed to repeat it.

    If the old adage is indeed true, the Central Hardin Lady Bruins (6-7 overall, 1-1 17th District) could be in for a long evening at as they renew their district rivalry with the highly touted Elizabethtown Lady Panthers (13-1, 3-0) at 7:30 tonight.

    When the teams met a little less than three weeks ago, the host Lady Panthers handed Central Hardin a 91-34 setback – the biggest blowout in the teams’ long history.


    The North Hardin Lady Trojans used some bulletin-board fodder to keep their winning streak intact against the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs on Wednesday night.

    Sophomore forward Chanel Roberts overcame a minor knee injury to total game-highs of 18 points and 15 rebounds to lead the homestanding Lady Trojans to a 51-34 win over their 17th District rivals at Ron Bevars Gymnasium.


    You’d think Elizabethtown coach James Haire would’ve been thrilled with a 30-point blowout win over a 17th District rival.

    Not so much.

    He still can’t figure out why his Panthers aren’t on top of their game early on.

    Senior center Mitchell Henry finished with a double-double (a season-high 33 points and 16 rebounds) and three other Elizabethtown players reached double figures as the Panthers dropped the visiting Fort Knox Eagles, 91-61 on Tuesday night.


    LaRue County sophomore guard Kelton Ford hit four 3-pointers and scored 24 points to lead the host Hawks to their fifth straight win in a 63-58 victory over 5th Region rival Campbellsville on Tuesday.

    Ford had five rebounds and three assists for the Hawks (9-3), while junior guard Kyle Sheeran chipped in with 16 points, three assists and one steal.

    Senior forward Ryan Whitlock added eight points, six rebounds and two steals, and senior guard Dylan Parr had eight points.


    The feeling in Bulldog Gym was drastically different Tuesday compared to Dec. 4, a day following the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs’ 47-23 loss at 17th District rival Elizabethtown.

    In a month’s span since that setback, the Lady Bulldogs have quietly built up some momentum. They’ve won 9-of-10 and seven straight heading into tonight’s road showdown with the North Hardin Lady Trojans.

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    Tuesday night’s pivotal 17th District clash matched strength against strength – North Hardin’s power inside game against Central Hardin’s perimeter attack.

    Both teams did what they do best, but the Trojans size advantage proved to be too much. Senior Chris Sterusky and junior Adam Hendrix combined for 44 points – all inside the 3-point arc – to offset 12 Central Hardin 3-pointers and post a 72-65 victory at Bruin Gym.


    After losing four of their first seven games, the North Hardin Trojans began to turn things around. They’ve won four of their last five entering tonight’s showdown at Central Hardin.

    The Trojans (7-6 overall) played seven games during the Christmas break. They went 2-2 in the Whitaker Bank/Fort Harrod Holiday Classic at Mercer County and 2-1 in the Citizens Bank/Campbellsville University Classic at Campbellsville High School.