By Les Dixon / Sports Editor
Three boys soccer games took place Saturday in the Tri-County while South Laurel was the lone girls soccer team from the Tri-County that played Saturday.
In boys’ action, Corbin fought to a 0-0 draw with visiting Danville while both South Laurel and Whitley County lost their matches. The Cardinals fell to Lincoln County, 4-0, while the Colonels dropped a 5-1 decision to Oneida Baptist.
Corbin 0, Danville 0
Corbin picked up its second tie on the season and is now 8-5-2 after hooking up in a scoreless draw with Danville. The Redhounds are 1-3-1 during their past five games and has been shut out three times this season. They also picked up their sixth shut out on the season as well.
Oneida Baptist 5,
Whitley County 1
The Colonels saw their record drop to 8-8 on the season after losing to Oneida Baptist, 5-1. The Colonels are now 2-3 during their last five games while dropping to 3-4 against regional opponents.
Lincoln County 4, South Laurel 0
The Cardinals’ struggles continued at home Saturday with Lincoln County handing South Laurel a 4-0 loss. South Laurel has now been shut out 10 times this season, including its last three games, as the Cardinals saw their record go to 2-15-1 on the season and 0-8-1 during their last nine games.
South Laurel’s last win came on Sept. 9, a 7-0 victory over Middlesboro.
South Laurel 4, East Carter 3
The Lady Cardinals finished the regular season in fine fashion, picking up a 4-3 win at home over East Carter while improving to 11-4-2 during the process.
Karli Parker had four goals in the win, pushing her season total to 43 on the season. Julie Fouts and Kristen White each had assists during the one-goal victory.
Local teams turn in mixed results during Saturday’s contests
By Les Dixon / Sports Editor
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It’s hard to imagine anybody as big as Corbin head coach Jason McDaniel having any trouble filling shoes.
Here we go again
It'll be a matchup between two of the most historic programs in the 13th Region tonight when the Clay County Tigers defend their 13th Region title against the Corbin Redhounds.
The Way It Is
We’re not even through with the 2013-14 season yet, but it’s never too early to talk about next season. Since we’ve crowned a 13th Region champion on the girls’ side of things, let take a glimpse of what might be for the 2014-15 campaign.
Les Dixon's Daily Region Pick'em
Well, here we are, Corbin vs. Clay County for the right to see who will represent the 13th Region next week at Rupp Arena in Lexington.
For the seventh time in the last 10 seasons, the Corbin Redhounds are headed to the 13th Region finals, after their 56-48 win over the Bell County Bobcats in the semi-finals on Saturday.
Like It or Not
I hate to steal an idea, but I guess in the end that's what everyone seems to be doing these days. After reading Les Dixon’s list of what he thought were the top five upsets in recent memory of the 13th Region Tournament, I decided to rank my top five basketball movies in today's column. With that said, here goes.
Williamsburg sees Cinderella run come to an end
For the third straight year, the Clay County Tigers are playing for the 13th Region Championship and the opportunity to play in the Sweet Sixteen at Rupp Arena, after their 79-58 victory over the Williamsburg Yellow Jackets on Saturday.
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Clay County, Bell County fall in semifinal round
Both Corbin and Harlan had to withstand battles during the 13th Region semifinals, but when all was said and done, they both won, punching tickets into the finals of the 13th Region Girls Tournament title game.
Pick Up Game
Six straight 50th District titles and a 10-game winning streak were not enough to place the Corbin Redhounds as the favorite heading into their matchup with the Jackson County Generals in the first round of the 13th Region Tournament.
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