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  • Commanderettes finish tough...

    The Commanderettes finished a tough season with an 8-22 record. They had a 3-16 record in the region and a 2-8 record in the district.

  • Commanders have historic season

    After falling to LaRue County in the first round of the regional tournament, the Commanders ended their historic season. They finished the season with 19 wins and 13 losses and had a record of 12-10 in the region and 8-2 in the district.

    The Commanders had a good start to the season as they went 4 and 3, including three districts, wins against Thomas Nelson, Nelson County, and Bethlehem. They lost a close game against district rivals Bardstown 61-58 going into the Christmas tournament at Campbellsville.

  • Tough opponent ends...

    The Washington County Commanderettes ended their season against the top seed in the district, and fourth by record in the region, the Bardstown Lady Tigers. Washington County fought hard throughout the game, but was unable to match the Lady Tigers. Head coach Lena Bramblett was proud of the girls but heartbroken after the loss.

  • Region loss ends season for...

    The Washington County Commanders faced off against the LaRue County Hawks in the first round of the fifth region tournament Monday night. The Commanders fought to the end but couldn’t come up with the win, as they fell 76-53. The score was also misleading for how well WC played.

  • Commanders prepare for district...

    The Washington County Commanders faced adversity with several injuries plaguing the team at the start of the week. Drew Yates didn’t play during either of the early week contests against Adair County and Green County due to injury. During the Adair County game, Devin Hurst was injured and wasn’t able to play against Green County. Additionally, Josh Burkhead was sick and unable to play in the game against Green County.

  • Commanderettes advance in...

    The Commanderettes are moving on in the 19th district tournament after beating the Nelson County Lady Cardinals 59- 51 on Monday. They advanced to play the Bardstown Lady Tigers Tuesday night after press time.

    The game against the Lady Cardinals was a back-and-forth contest. The largest lead of the night was only 10 points and that was held by the Commanderettes at the end of the game.

  • Hard fought week for Commanders

    Trent Taylor

    ttaylor@readthesun.com

    It was a rough week for the Commanders as they went 1-2 with the two losses being very close games. First up the Commanders faced the Bullitt Central Cougars. The Commanders were close the entire game but just came up short in the end. The first quarter was neck and neck with WC down one 14-13. Cameron Willis had a pair of 3-pointers, and Drew Yates added another one. Devin Hurst and Jake Yates both scored 2 points.

  • Commanderettes snap six-game...

    The Commanderettes had an amazing week winning two of their three games. The first game of the week came against the Shelby County Lady Rockets.

    The Commanderettes jumped out to a quick first quarter lead of 15-7 and never looked back. Amber Murphy had a big first quarter scoring 8 of the Commanderettes 15 points. Madison Snellen had 5 and Maddy Riley had 2 wrapping up the Commanderettes 15 points.

  • Commanderettes struggle leads to...

    After struggling against district rivals Thomas Nelson on Tuesday, the Commanderettes fall to 1-7 on the year in district play. Even after the loss, head coach Lena Bramblett was happy about the effort the Commanderettes put out.

    “Well, I thought that our effort was better than it was last night but I still think that we made a lot of mistakes that lead to us being down a lot early,” Bramblett said.

  • Record-breaking week for...

    After the Washington County Commanders 61-47 district win against Thomas Nelson, the Commanders have now clinched 1st place in district play for the first time in school history. While that’s a point of celebration for Commanders head coach Bernard Smalley, he said that’s not enough.

    “We will take the wing and take the first number one seed in school history since they’ve had number one seed,” Smalley said. “Again, that number one seed doesn’t mean anything, but it’s something to be proud of.”