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Today's Sports

  • WC trounces Bardstown in...

     The Washington County Commanders (18-16, 8-1) took home the 19th District championship last season, and on Monday night, they put themselves in a position to repeat that feat.

    In a semifinal matchup against Bardstown, the Commanders pulled away for a lopsided 9-2 victory, clinching a spot in the district championship game and a berth in the region tournament. On Thursday, the Commanders lost to Fern Creek 5-4 in extra innings during their regular-season finale.

  • Commanderettes advance to finals

    With a trip to the district championship and a berth in the region tournament on the line, the Washington County Commanderettes (16-11, 7-2) cruised to a 12-2 win in Monday night’s semifinal matchup against Thomas Nelson. The victory was WC’s second in a row, following a 5-2 win in the team’s regular-season finale against Adair County.

  • WC softball loses in Mercer

    The Washington County Commanderettes (14-10, 6-2) had more hits and fewer errors than the Mercer County Titans (14-13) in a matchup between the two teams on Monday night, but they couldn’t pull out a win in a game that went down to the wire, losing 6-5.

    Monday night’s matchup quickly transformed from a defensive battle to an offensive outburst in the sixth inning after the Titans took a 2-0 lead after five innings.

  • Commanders 17-13 on season

    The Washington County Commanders (17-13, 7-1) picked up their 17th win of the season last week, defeating John Hardin on Friday by a score of 7-2. WC was unable to build off this success, though, losing to Adair County 7-0 the next day before falling 5-4 to the Danville Admirals (19-12) just before press time Monday night.

     

    John Hardin

  • Drury’s season ends at region...

    Washington County tennis player Chase Drury was just one win away from qualifying for the state tournament, but after losing last Wednesday, his season came to a close in the 5th Region Tournament when he lost 6-1, 6-0 to Taylor County’s Liam Schaaders, who would go on to win the region tournament.

    While the loss was disappointing, head coach Beth Gooch thinks it will only motivate him to make the state tournament next season.

  • Bass fishing team competes at...

    It was almost like a passing of the torch.

    At least that was the best way that Washington County’s bass fishing head coach Tim Messer could describe it.

    This past weekend, there were four WC athletes who participated in the 2016 KHSAA State Bass Fishing Championship on Kentucky Lake — seniors Trevor Sagrecy and Michael Shelton in one boat and sophomore Nathaniel Messer and freshman Mason Hamilton in another.

  • Drury competes in region tourney

    That’s how Washington County tennis player Chase Drury began his run in the 5th Region Tournament at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown.

    Drury opened up tournament play against Elizabethtown’s Ameer Haider, who received the No. 5 overall seed for boys’ singles play.

    Head coach Beth Gooch said that Drury, who she believed had been “underestimated” by not receiving a seed to begin the tournament, started with a passion she hadn’t seen in him before and that he never let up throughout the match.

  • Commanderettes continue winning...

    The Washington County Commanderettes (14-9, 6-2) have been on a roll since returning from spring break in early April, and they picked up two more wins last week to maintain their hot streak.

    After defeating Thomas Nelson 8-2 on Tuesday and Danville 15-0 on Friday, the Commanderettes improved to 8-2 since playing in the Fort Walton Beach Bash.

     

    Danville

  • WC bass fishing pair signs with...

    Coming on the heels of their region tournament win, Washington County bass fishing team members Michael Shelton and Trevor Sagrecy accomplished something else they had been aspiring to: getting a college bass fishing scholarship.

    The two signed with Campbellsville University last week, becoming the first from WC’s bass fishing team to earn a college scholarship in the program’s four-year existence.

  • WC softball now 12-9

    The Washington County Commanderettes (12-9, 5-2) split their two games last week, defeating Nelson County 14-3 in five innings and falling to Spencer County 13-5. WC was scheduled to play Marion County on Monday, but the game was cancelled due to inclement weather.

     

    Spencer County