Thorobreds golfers finish season
with wins over Paris, Nicholas County
The Harrison County Thorobreds golf team finished its regular season with wins over Paris in Cynthiana and Nicholas County at Carnico.
On Thursday the golfers played host to Paris at the Cynthiana Country Club. This afternoon belonged to the Thorobreds as they won a 37-stroke victory over the Greyhounds.
Myles Davis led the way with 41 followed by Sam Levi (42), Jake Jones (43), and Peyton Browning (43). Other Thorobreds playing but not counting in the team score were Reese Asher (47), Will Hicks (48), Ryan Tobin (63), Anthony Vascotto (70) and Noah Gifford (72). The final team score was Harrison County 169 Paris 206.
On Monday afternoon the Thorobreds bused their way to Carnico to battle the Nicholas County team. This was a much closer match with Harrison County pulling out a 172 to 177 win.
Hicks was the leading scorer for Harrison County as he shot an outstanding 39 for the nine holes. Jones came in with a 42 followed by Levi and Stephen Lemons who each shot 43. Asher (44) and Davis (47) also played for the Breds.
The regional tournament starts this Monday for the boys at A.J. Jolly in Campbell County. The Fillies will follow the next day with their region playing at the Winchester Country Club.
Freshman and JV football each win over Montgomery
The Harrison County freshman team ran its undefeated record to 4-0 Monday night as they shut out the Montgomery County first-year players, 13-0. Once again, the Harrison County defense dominated the opponent for the second straight scoreless game.
The Harrison County scores came on a 25-yard Tanner Wells pass to Dalton Moore and Tyler Jackson’s three-yard run. Austin Jackson kicked the successful point after.
The junior varsity spotted the Montgomery County team a 6-0 halftime lead before roaring back for a 20-6 win. Jordan Kenney had a 60-yard run up the middle for a score for the first Harrison County points. Malcolm Walker’s 40-yard pass to Brian Davis gave the Harrison County squad a 12-6 lead and Kellen Williams powered his way to a score on a 35-yard run for the final touchdown. Williams ran the two-point conversion in for the final 20-6 score.
PeeWee gets underway Saturday
The Pee Wee Football League will start this Saturday and Sunday afternoons in Ingles Stadium. The games will feature the third, fourth, fifth and sixth grade youth playing on Lawson Field.
Softball tournament at River Road
The Cynthiana-Harrison County Parks & Recreation Department will be holding a wooden bat softball tournament on Oct. 19-20. For more information you can contact Darrell Baxter at 859-298-5113.
Fillies Athletic Club formed
Harrison County Fillies Basketball Coach Kim Furnish and assistant Jenna Landacre have formed the Fillies Athletic Club to help support Fillies athletics. The group has nearly 100 members and is adding members at a daily rate.
The first event for the club was the Fillies versus Bourbon County soccer match which was held on Sept. 9.
“We had about 30 members in attendance that night to cheer on the Fillies soccer team,” said Furnish. “Coach Landacre and I hope that this number will grow with each event.”
The Fillies Athletic Club is also reaching out to former Fillies who would like to become part of the organization. Furnish feels that the former Fillies would be valuable as speakers to the group and mentors to the younger, current Fillies.
There are plans to host a Fillies Field Day to compete with one another, have tailgating before one of the Breds events and other activities to build school spirit especially among the young ladies of the school.
The organization will also name a Fillies Player of the Month beginning in October who will be selected by the members. The focus is to be able to give the support that the Fillies deserve in each sport.
Oct. 10 also brings a new event to the area as the Fillies are hosting a Fillies Test Drive at Kentucky Bank on south U.S. 27. Chrysler on Nicholasville is bringing the latest Chrysler, Dodge and Ram cars and trucks for the public to see and test drive.
The event, which lasts from 1 to 6 p.m. on Saturday is co-sponsored by the dealership and Kentucky Bank. The Fillies basketball program will receive a donation for each test drive.