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High School Sports

  • BASEBALL: Hawks hang on to defeat North Bullitt

    The LaRue County High School Hawks defeated host North Bullitt 9-7 May 1.
    The Hawks were ahead 8-1 by the top of the fifth inning, with North making it interesting with six runs in the bottom of the sixth.
    North scored first in the first inning.
    The Hawks answered in the second inning when Kyle Meredith hit a double and scored on Wesley Kessinger’s double.

  • Tennis Results: April 30 North Hardin vs. LaRue, May 2 John Hardin vs. LaRue

    April 30
    North Hardin vs. LaRue
    Boys
    LaRue 2, North 2
    Singles
    Cody Hughes (NH) def. Keiren Bowen (LC) 4-6, 4-6
    Braden Proffitt (NH) def. Ryan Hornback (LC) 4-6, 6-4, 3-10
    Doubles
    Kyler Hart/Trevor Sanders(LC) def. Justin Cardenas/Timmy Ford (NH) 7-6 (7-4), 6-2
    Zachary Lee/Lucas Pepper (LC) def. Richard Shufelt/Branson Marcus (NH) 6-2, 6-2
     
    Girls
    LaRue 4, North 0
    Singles
    Michelle Seymour (LC) def. Emily Hellinger (NH) 6-3, 6-3

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks defeat Hart, fall to Central Hardin

    The LaRue County High School Lady Hawks defeated Hart County 10-6 May 3.
    The outcome was much the same at the teams’ first meeting this season. The Lady Hawks won 13-4 in April.
    The Lady Hawks used a six-run sixth inning to pull away from Hart County.
    Trailing 6-4, LaRue County broke the game open in the sixth to win its second straight.
    Sophomore Brigitte Skaggs went 3-for-4 with two doubles and three RBIs.
    Freshman Tristan Cruse added three hits and two runs, and senior Bethany Skaggs went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.

  • TENNIS: Region tennis tourney starts Saturday

    The Region tennis tournament starts Saturday at University Park Drive in Elizabethtown.
    LaRue’s Michelle Seymour is fourth seed in singles. In girls’ doubles, Amelia Miller and Paige Nalley are seeded third.
    Fifteen schools will compete.

    RESULTS
    April 24
    Boys
    Taylor County 4, LaRue 1
    Singles
    Mark Harris (TC) def. Keiren Bowen (LC) 6-4, 6-0
    Justin Smith (TC) def. Nick Chantharasinh (LC) 6-1, 6-0
    Gavin Cheng (TC) def. John Michael Lawler (LC) 8-1
    Doubles

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks snap losing streak with Monday’s win over Campbellsville

    The Lady Hawks fell April 24 to Meade County, 11-1.
    The game was called at five innings with LaRue County having two hits.
    Sophomore Courtney Johnson doubled and scored for LaRue County. Senior Bethany Skaggs singled for the Lady Hawks’ only other hit.
    Taylor
    The visiting Lady Cardinals used a six-run third inning to pull away from the Lady Hawks Thursday.
    Senior Brittany Enlow hit a solo homer in the third for LaRue while sophomore Peyton Gardner doubled and junior Kayla Skaggs hit two singles.

  • BASEBALL: Hawks go 3-0 in Louisville Invitational tourny

    The LaRue County Hawks accomplished an unusual feat as they went 3-0 over the weekend in the Louisville Invitational Tournament.
    The Hawks, who won all three games by a run, were no-hit in a 1-0 victory over Newport Central Catholic on Saturday. LaRue County also topped Louisville Southern, 3-2 and Louisville Trinity, 5-4 in the two-day event at Southern.
    Senior Steven Carpenter scored when he and fellow senior Slade Owens pulled off a double steal in the bottom of the first against Newport Central Catholic.

  • BASEBALL: Hawks lock up top seed in district

    The LaRue County High School Hawks won both games in a doubleheader April 24, locking up the top seed for next month’s district tournament.
    The Hawks earned a 13-1 win in five innings in the opener against Hart County before topping Green County in five innings in the nightcap, 12-2.
    Hart
    Against Hart County, senior Jesse Johnson (3-2) struck out five, walked four and allowed just one hit. He also singled, doubled, drove in three and scored twice.

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  • TENNIS: Tennis teams compete in Lincoln Heritage tourney

    Central Hardin, Elizabethtown, Fort Knox, John Hardin, LaRue County, Meade County and North Hardin’s boys’ and girls’ teams competed in the Lincoln Heritage Conference tournament last week at University Drive Park tennis courts in Elizabethtown.
    The Elizabethtown High School teams won.
    Boys’ Singles
    First Round
    Tyler Edlin (JH) def. Nicholas Chantharasinh (LC), 6-0, 6-0
    Cody Hughes (NH) def. Kieren Bowen (LC), 6-3, 5-7, 10-6
    Girls’ Singles
    First Round

  • BASEBALL: Hawks defeat Nelson, Green, John Hardin

    The Hawks won three games last week, overpowering Nelson County 7-1 on April 17 and edging Green County  (5-4) April 19 and John Hardin (5-4) April 20.
    NELSON COUNTY
    Senior Slade Owens had two doubles, three RBIs and scored twice to lead the homestanding Hawks past 5th Region foe Nelson County.
    Senior Wesley Kessinger, who got the win, helped himself out with an RBI double. He gave up three hits and struck out two in five innings.
    GREEN COUNTY