Commonwealth Journal

Local Sports

December 31, 2012

Trojans take 3rd place from SHS, 59-48

(Continued)

Somerset —

With Weddle on the bench with those two quick fouls, North Hardin went on that 17-4 spurt, thanks in large measure to the play of  guard  Tyronn King.
King scored  13 of his team-high 15 points in the opening half of play, helping his club roar all the way back for a 31-22 lead at halftime -- a deficit Somerset would not be able to overcome on this particular afternoon.
“We’re still in a learning process, and for us to get through this month and this tournament playing the level of competition that we’ve gone up against and to be 9-4 on the year -- I’m pretty happy about that,” Cothron stated.
Tyson Williams meanwhile was a bright spot in defeat for Somerset, scoring a game-high 20 points while pulling down eight boards.
Weddle  tallied 15 points and ripped down a game-high 12 boards, but it would not be enough to propel Somerset back into the lead after the intermission.
The Jumpers cut the deficit down to four points late in the third quarter, but North Hardin would respond.
Guard Ruben Gosa tallied 10 of his 15 points in the second half, helping the Trojans eventually build up a 53-38 lead late in the contest.
With the loss Somerset fell to 9-4 on the season, but the experience of playing four games in four days is something that Cothron is hopeful his club will be able to build upon over the second half the season as well as post-season play.
“Playing in a tournament like this is good for us, and that’s exactly what I told our kids immediately after the game,” pointed out the Jumper head coach.
Somerset -- now 9-4 on the year -- returns to action this afternoon with a 47th District game on the road at Rockcastle County.
The Briar Jumpers will return to Southwestern on Thursday night for a rematch against the Warriors.
That game is slated to get underway at 7:30 p.m.
 
NH -- 11 20 12 16 -- 59
SHS -- 12 10 12 14 -- 48
 
NORTH HARDIN -- King 15, Gosa 15, Sterusky 14, Rasheed 6, Landry 5, Lewis 4.
 
SOMERSET -- Williams  20, Weddle 15, Gordon 9, Cheuvront 2, R. Dishman 2

Text Only
Local Sports
  • Russell Local All-Star teams advance in state tournaments

    Local all-star baseball teams began their state tournament journeys on Tuesday night at ballparks all across the state of Kentucky.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • haleelanigan.jpg Pulaski’s Lanigan wins World title, Shopville Elementary places third

    The Pulaski County area has always been know n as a hotbed for great archery at the state level and National level.
    But now the local area can boast it has some of the greatest young archers in the ‘World’.

    July 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Cavaliers LeBron Gilb_Harr.jpg LeBron: I'm coming back to Cleveland

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hyden Commonwealth Journal 2014 All-County Track Team

    This year’s 2014 Commonwealth Journal All-County Track team was led by Pulaski County High School senior Austin Hyden.

    July 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • cr major.jpg Pirates win title over Yankees

    To clinch the Lake Cumberland Cal Ripken major league championship title, the Kentucky Farm Care Pirates needed to win just one game against the Southeastern Appraisal Yankees.
    The Yankees, meanwhile, had a much tougher task, as they had to earn a pair of victories over the Pirates.

    June 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • cr minor.jpg Braves hold off Giants, 6-5, for title

    In the Lake Cumberland Cal Ripken Minor League championship game, the Science Hill United Methodist Braves took the title by holding off the Roark Auto Transport Giants, 6-5.

    June 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • Softball Lady Warriors’ Dynamic Duo

    The dynamic duo.
    A one-two punch.
    A winning combination.
    Whatever you want to call them, the pair of Destiny Molden and Sydney ‘Dozer’ Fourman have been nothing short of spectacular for the Southwestern High School softball team over the past few years.

    June 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • Scott Virginia Scott signs with Young Harris

    After a very successful prep basketball career at Somerset High School, Virginia Scott will continue to play the sport that she loves so much at the next level.

    June 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lynch.jpg ‘Magical Season’ ends

    For the past couple of weeks, things had gone the way Southwestern wanted them to.
    That was not the case in the first round game of the Rawlings/KHSAA State Baseball Tournament, as the Warriors just couldn’t seem to get a break in Monday evening’s game at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.

    June 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dishman Dishman signs with Lindsey Wilson

    Charlie Dishman has done it all for the Somerset High School baseball team for the past three seasons.
    Dishman – a clutch hitter, a go-to pitcher, and a mainstay at third base – is being rewarded for each of those talents, as he recently signed a scholarship to play baseball at Lindsey Wilson College.

    June 3, 2014 1 Photo

Somerset-Pulaski girls basketball


To purchase or view mor sports photos go to www.somerset-kentucky.smugmug.com

Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Pulaski vs. Southwestern football


Check out more action photos at www.somerset-kentucky.smugmug.com

Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide