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Today's Sports

  • 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.”

  • Pair of losses for girls

    Taylor County teams notched two victories over Washington County this weekend, with Taylor County High School and Campbellsville High School winners in their respective matchups against the Commanderettes.

  • Split results for Commanders

    Nearly two months have passed since the first meeting between Taylor and Washington County, a game that the Cardinals won 82-74. In the time since, the Commanders have gone on a tear, winning 13 of the following 17 games. In the last month, Washington County’s Drew Yates has been on a hot streak of his own, averaging more than 24 points per game.

    Even still, the Cardinals managed to derail the Commanders, snatching a 71-68 win in Saturday’s game.

  • Commanderettes finish second in...

    The Commanderettes wrapped up a packed section of its schedule on Monday night, playing its fourth game in five days. Washington County went 2-2 in that stretch, with one loss coming in the championship of the 12th Region All A Classic.

  • Commanders runners-up for second...

    Washington County once again made it to the championship round of the 12th Region All A Classic, but an incredibly talented Danville side held off the Commanders and booked a trip to the state tournament.