Hopkinsville, County get swimming season underway
The Hopkinsville and Christian County swim teams began their 2021 seasons on Tuesday night, as Allen County-Scottsville came to town.
The Tigers and Lady Tigers had a number of first-place finishes in their first meets of the year and County showed potential in the first meet of the year.
On the girls’ side, the Lady Tigers had numerous top finishes.
Ella Falco began her 2021 season on a good note, winning in the 200-yard and 100-yard freestyles. Elizabeth Langhi also got a pair of first-place finishes under her belt, winning the 50-yard freestyle and the 100-yard backstroke.
Addison Grise was the only other Lady Tiger to grab a win, as she won the 500-yard freestyle.
Riley Robinson and Ashton Grace also produced second-place finishes for the Lady Tigers.
Sophie Fowler fell just short of finishing first for the Lady Colonels, as she had a second and a third-place finish on Tuesday.
On the boys’ side, Chase Atkins and Ryker Glathar each had a first-place finish for the Tigers and Dalton Bahr also had one for the Colonels.
Hoptown’s Cam Peacock took home a second-place finish in the 100-yard freestyle and Atkins had a second-place finish in the 500-yard freestyle. Bahr grabbed second in the 50-yard freestyle.
Trigg pulls away late against UHA
The Trigg County Lady Wildcats used a strong second half on the defensive side of the ball to secure a 65-29 win over University Heights Academy on Tuesday night.
Trigg County outscored UHA 33-8 in the second half after going to the locker room with a 32-21 lead.
Three Lady Wildcats recorded double figures in the win. Adri Phillips led the way with 17 points, followed by Marleigh Reynolds (15) and Kara Hyde (11).
The Lady Blazers were led by Breanna Daniel, who scored all 10 of her points in the first half of the loss.
Trigg County will return to the floor Thursday against Caldwell County and the Lady Blazers will face the Lady Wildcats again next on Saturday.
Todd falls to Jo Byrns
The Todd County Central Lady Rebels fell 62-31 on Tuesday to Jo Byrns (TN) in Elkton.
Alexis Taylor led the way for Todd County with 10 points in the loss.
The Lady Rebels will be back in action Friday against Logan County on the road.