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THE HART COUNTY NEWS-HERALD I print@jpinews.com March 28, 2013 B3 To view more photos or purchase your favorite photo, visit our website www.JPInews.com HART COUNTY LADY RAIDERS VARSITY SOFTBALL TEAM includes Front row - Mattie Guggisberg, Jasmine RiggS, Alexis Milby, Hannah Hodges, Cassidy Johnson, Isabella Wilson, Marranda Steinmetz, Jessica Powell, Amie Steinmetz, Josie Guggisberg; Back row - Asst Coach Derrick Moon, Kylee Wilson, Natalie Poynter, Jessica Dennis, Chelsie Riordan, Kelsey Day, Coach Tim Highbaugh, Amelia Cottrell, Anna Neal, Meredith Thompson, Bethany Johnson, Morgan Atwell, Asst Coach Rekita Milby Colonel Baseball team wins one, drops two The Cavern Colonels picked up a win over the week- end after dropping two games. OnSaturday, March 23, the Colonels defeated Western HighSchool of Louisville by a score of 9-3. Dustin John- son Was the winning pitcher. Anthony Phillips was 2 for 3 with one RBI. Mason Faulkner was 2 for 4 with two RBI's. Neelix Crain was 2 for 3 with two RBI's. Jordon Slagle went 2 for 2 and recorded one RBI. Dustin John- son also had one RBI. Eric Wykoff was 1 for 4. Also on Saturday, March 23, Bardstown Bethlehem de- feated Caverna 15 - 2 in five innings. Reed went 2 for 2 and recorded an RBI. Phillips had the only other hit and RBI in the game for Caverna. Wykoff pitched two in- nings and Slagle pitched three innings. On Thursday, March 21, the Colonels were defeated by Metcalfe Co. in five innings by a score of 12-2. The Colo- nels had no hits in the game and committed six errors. CAVERNA BASEBALL COACH DAVID LANE talks to his team prior to a recent game. Greens Matney No-Hits Lady Colonels By SEABORN ELLZEY JPI Sports Two of,this regions elite pitchers went head to head last tuesday evening at Lady Colonel field. Mony Matney of Green County and Reagan Kingrey of Caverna lived up to their stellar reputations as Matney fashioned a no-hitter allowing only two base runners while Kingrey's no-hit bid faltered in the fourth inning and she finished with a four hit 3-0 loss Green posted a lone run in the fourth and two more in the fifth while Cavema never seriously mounted a scoring threat but in their defense they consistently put the ball in play but as Wee Willie Keeler once said,"Hit em where they aint", however the Cavemians were hittin em where they were. Kingrey registered five strikeouts while Matney hid six but the Lady Dragons had a huge edge in defense with only one error. The Cavernian's infield play let them down allowing two of Green's runs to be unearned,that being said they are young just as the season is and im- provement should progress. The Lady Colonels outfield of Madison Faulkner, Hanna Payton and Alexis Woodard looked solid with sterling defensive play and good arm strength. The Lady Colonels next home contest Will be against Campbellsville March 29 with a 5:00 pm start. The Cav- ema record now stands at 1-2. SPORTS IN K I00NTUCKY BE UofL fans can't resist swipe at UK; Kentucky basketball? All blue sky ahead. Bracket busting obser- vations. Disqualify- ing taxpayers By BOB WATKINS You can reach bob Watkins at SprtsinKy@ aol.com Fort Myers and Lee County, Florida, all who have Florida Gulf Coast in your weet 16, raise your hands? Hmmm. If there is one, I'm betting odds are just as he/she lives in Hoboken, New Jersey dso owns lastweek's $338 million win- ning lottery ticket. CBS Sports, with basketball games wrapped around its torrent of commercials, needed a new face and got one. Florida Gulf Coast University is "out by the airport near. Fort Myers." Mascot? Had to be Azul, right? Az-what? Means 'blue' in Portuguese and Spanish. Of course. As the NCAA field parred itself to 16 the only teams playing better than Louisville are Ohio State, Duke and the kids whose mascot is azul. x / Coaches. Ben Howland at UCLA isn't first to get the axe, but save your sympathy. Three years back How- land let UCLA basketball become a house of horrors, last spring he sold out every principle John Wooden stood for,allowing Shabazz Mohammad and his dad, wag the UCLA dog. Bottom line? Howland was under contract through 2017 and now gets half-Calipafi-money, $3.2 million while he looks for a new job. UCLA future? Newest Wizard of Westwood wannabe See SPORTS IN KENTUCKY, B4 Campbellsville falls to Freed-Hardeman in tourney Campbellsville Uni- versity's quest for anoth- er NAIA quarterfinal ap- pearance fell one game short Friday night, as the 14th ranked Lady Tigers were dominated on the glass and unable to over- come a second half surge by top-ranked Freed- Hardeman , University, 71-52, in the NAIA Di- vision 1 Women's Bas- ketball Championship at the Frankfort Conven- tion Center. "We played hard and did a lot of things we wanted to do. We just " fetl.hort," said'CUhead i tum appeared to be in fa- vor of the in-state team five points proved to be the large CU lead of the night. The lea] swapped hands four times early in the second half be- fore Freed-Hardeman streaked ahead on a 13-0 run. The Lady Tigers went cold from the field missing three shots and tuning the ball over three times as Freed rallied. Tate banked in a 3-point shot from the wing as the shot clock expired with 10:46 to play. The bas- ket made it.a 10-point coach Ginger Clvin., ...... One area that the Lady Tigers fell short was on the glass. The Lady Ti- gers were out rebound- ed 44 to 20, including 19 FHU offensive re- bounds. "That's been our Achilles heel all sea- son. We went with a smaller lineup and did a good job early. We've got good rebounders, just not experience," CU head oach Ginger Colvin said. "When you get somewhere like this, you've got to be able to rebound the basketball. You're not going to win games, if yo u don't." Both teams took a few minutes to get going Thursday night, but five early points by Cumber- land's Natalie Shumpert helped set the tone for a 10-point first half for the senior 2,000-point club member. She led the Lions to a nine-point lead, 18-9, with 9:39 to play in the opening half. Campbellsville slowly chipped away in the first half, cutting the margin to three, 30-27, on Katie Allen's second 3-pointer of the ge with 2:17 to play. Senior Mrashi Kar- umba, a transfer from Freed-Hardeman's rival Union University, later drained a game-tying 3 with 31 seconds left, to make the score, 30-30, entering halftime. Campbellsville fresh- man starter Lindsey Burd gave the Lady Ti- gers their first lead of the game to open the second half after a FHU turn- over and steal by Mack- enzie Lee. Lee followed with a 3-pointer to put Campbellsville up five, 35-30. While momen- game, 52-2',qtlld ws the breaking point. Tate followed with a second 3 from the right cor- ner, across from FHU's bench. Ellen Sholtes ended the run with a basket, but Freed only strung to- gether another one. This time it was a 9-0 burst to lead by 20 points, 64-44, with 4:50 to play. The Lions c0sted the rest of the way. "They banked that 3 and came right back down and hit that other 3. We were winded at that point. 1 had my entire defense in and couldn't sub and got a bad rotation going, and it snowballed from there," Colvin said. Freed-Hardeman leads the nation in scor- ing defense, allowing an average of 47.2 points per game. CU's offen- sive production was its second lowest of the season, second only to a 49 point total against Cumberland (Tenn.) in the. same building two weeks during the Mid- South Conference cham- pionship game. Karumba was the only Lady Tiger to score in double figures with 11 points, eight in the first half. Lee followed with nine, while senior 3-point shooter Court- ney Clifton was held to seven points. The game was the final one for four CU seniors: five-year Lady Tiger Keisha Competon, four-year scorer Mack- enzie Lee, three-year 3-point stand out Court- ney Clifton and Karum- ba, who joined the team See TOURNEY, B4 AS LOW AS S 1 9.9 5 PER MONTH CONTACT JESSICA FOR MORE INFORMATION: 270.786.2676 or email print@jpinews.com