By Les Dixon / Sports Editor
BOWLING GREEN — North Laurel’s first trip to the Leachman Buick-GMC-Cadillac/KHSAA Girls State Golf Championship turned out to be a good one.
The Lady Jaguars turned in a ninth place finish during the two-day event by shooting a 708.
North Laurel senior Caroline Moore placed seventh with a two-day score of 153 while teammates Katie Bowling (172, 44th place), Lynsey Kraftick (180, 55th place), Caitlin Gibson (203, 74th place) and Brianna Valentine (263, 82nd place) followed.
Sacred Heart took home first place team honors with a 636, while Calloway County (658), Henry Clay (668), Green County (675) and Shelby County (687) rounded out the top five.
Barbourville eighth grader Kristen Engle turned in an impressive finish with a two-day total of 161, which was good enough for a 21st place showing while Williamsburg’s Morgan Walker finished in 42nd place with a two-day total of 171.
Calloway County’s Anna Hack won first place honors with a 142 while North Hardin’s Lydia Gumm followed with a 146 effort. Sacred Heart’s Maddie Hamilton shot a 149 for third place while Pulaski County’s Elsa Moberly (149, fourth place) and Heath’s Sydney Trimble (150) rounded out the top five.
By Les Dixon / Sports Editor
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The Corbin Lady Redhounds returned to action in their second round match of the Cumberland Falls Invitational Tournament. Corbin entered the contest riding off an 86-point, hard-fought scoring effort in Wednesday's victory over Harlan.
There was really no question North Laurel would make short work of young Riverside Christian. The Jaguars picked up an 82-25 win Thursday with a running clock starting late in the first half.
Lady Cards fall to Bell County, 64-40
When you sport a very young team, you can expect some growing pains early in the season. South Laurel is a very young team, but for 2 1/2 quarters they stayed right with heavily favored Bell County in the Cumberland Falls Invitational Thursday night.
On the Carpet
It's not been easy, but Jerry Herron's Williamsburg Yellow Jackets are one game away from capturing the football program's first-ever Class A state championship.
Leading the way
A little over 24 hours separates the Williamsburg Yellow Jackets from a showdown with the Mayfield Cardinals for the 2013 Class A State Championship, but it’s taken a lot longer for the program itself to reach this point.
Gilliam Gymnasium had a tournament-like atmosphere Tuesday night as the Corbin Redhounds defeated the Jackson County Generals, 75-73, in the opening game of the season for both teams.
Yes you, May
The Lynn Camp Lady Wildcats are coming off their best season in program history, and things got even better Tuesday, as Richard Jones' squad won its season-opener over visiting, Burgin, 54-41.
Colonels pick up 64-61 road win over Bell County
After narrowly escaping with their season-opener Monday with a 75-74 win over Garrard County, the Whitley County Colonels pulled off what some may view as a shocker Tuesday.
Barbourville knocks off Jellico, Tenn., 60-50
It may have been a win, but Barbourville head coach Andrea Hillard did not have the tune of a happy coach after her Lady Tigers’ 60-50 win over Jellico, Tenn. Tuesday.
Barbourville cruises to 85-43 win over Jellico
It didn’t take long for the Barbourville Tigers to take care of business on their home court in the opening game of the 2013-2014 campaign.
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