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High School Sports

  • REGION 3 SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS: Win, rinse, repeat

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Nelson County swimmer Will Hutchins entered Saturday’s Region 3 tournament as a heavy favorite to defend his titles in the 50-yard freestyle and the 100-yard breaststroke.

    He lived up to the hype in cruising to easy wins in both events, including a record-setting performance in the breaststroke.

    Hutchins’ time of 59.78 seconds bested the previous mark of 100.14 and was nearly two seconds better than his winning time a year ago.

  • REGION 2 WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS: Ackley wins 160lb region crown to make it 3 in a row

    Region 2 coaches voted Andrew Ackley the meet’s most outstanding wrestler after the senior won all three of his matches in dominant fashion, capping a run of three straight region titles on his home mat Saturday.

    “It’s a really big stress-reliever, seeing as how I’m a senior and this is the last hurrah,” he said. “Coming into this tournament with a big target on my back just like last year, it feels a lot better knowing I got the last win at regions I could get.”

  • BOYS’ BASKETBALL: Tigers rout Panthers on homecoming night

    BARDSTOWN — The Elizabethtown Panthers fell right into the trap set by the Bardstown Tigers.

    Keeping the game at a frenetic pace and using their 2-2-1 full-court press defense at will, the host Tigers wore down their 5th Region foes Friday night.

    Bardstown used a dominating 15-0 first-quarter run and never looked back on its way to an 80-41 win over Elizabethtown.

  • PREP HOOPS ROUNDUP: Campbellsville trips up Bethlehem

    After leading by a slim two-point margin at the end of three quarters of play, the host Bethlehem Eagles only mustered six fourth-period points and fell to Campbellsville on Friday 43-37.

    “Our kids played hard tonight,” Bethlehem assistant coach Michael Holt said. “We just came up a little short. They battled hard and competed.”

    Bethlehem (7-12) played even with Campbellsville (10-15) as both squads fought to a 12-12 slate at the end of the first frame.

  • WRESTLING: Ackley hoping for three in a row

    Nelson County’s Andrew Ackley got a first-round bye then made quick work of Bardstown’s Cameron Spalding in the quarterfinals with a 12-second pin as the Cardinal senior opened his quest for a third straight region title on his home mat at Friday’s Region 2 wrestling meet.

  • SWIMMING: Regions postponed

    Friday’s Region Swim meet at T.K. Stone Middle School in Elizabethtown was been postponed to Saturday after press time because of weather.

    Because of the time schedule, preliminary, consolation and championship heats will not be run as scheduled, with all heats counting toward the final standings. Go to www.kystandard.com for results.

    Nelson County senior Will Hutchins was looking to defend his region titles in the 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard breaststroke.

  • Swimming regions postponed to Saturday

    Friday's Region Swim meet at T.K. Stone Middle School in Elizabethtown has been postponed to Saturday at 10 a.m. because of weather. Because of the time schedule, preliminary, consolation and championship heats will not be run as scheduled, with all heats counting toward the final standings. Check back with www.kystandard.com for updates.

  • SCORES AND SCHEDULES 2-12

    Scores

    Boys’ Basketball

    Saturday

    Green Co. 62, Bethlehem 45

    Spencer Co. 74, Thomas Nelson 45

     

    Wes Strader Schoolboy Shootout

    at Bowling Green

    O’boro Cath. 64, Bardstown 62 OT

     

    Wednesday

    Bardstown 89, Thomas Nelson 39

     

    Thursday

    Nelson Co. 65, Western Hills 62

    Thomas Nelson at Fort Knox

     

  • ARCHERY: Bethlehem runner-up at NASP regionals

    Editor’s Note: The region tournament results listed in Wednesday’s edition of The Kentucky Standard were incorrect. The corrected results are below. We regret the error.

     

    Bethlehem archers were region runners-up in Saturday’s NASP regionals at Central Hardin, tallying 3,374 points and 192 bull’s-eyes.

    Bethlehem was just 10 points back of champion Bullitt East, whose Morgan Vaughn and Sam Wilson tied for the individual region title with a 296 score.

  • NC hosting wrestling regions

    Nelson County plays host for the first time for the KHSAA Region 2 wrestling championships, with opening rounds beginning tonight and continuing through Saturday until region titles are awarded in 14 weight classes.