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Alyssa Hyden defends her regional crown
For the second straight year, Pulaski County freshman Alyssa Hyden came away with a regional title after winning the Class AAA Region 7 Championship race on Saturday afternoon at Cave Lake Park in Monticello.
Top-ranked Kentucky routs Transylvania, 76-42
Freshman forward Julius Randle posted a double-double and top-ranked Kentucky pulled away for a 76-42 exhibition victory over Transylvania on Friday night.
Lady Maroons fall in region final
The Pulaski County High School volleyball team three-peats as 12th Region runner-ups, falling to Wayne County 3-0 (25-23, 25-15, 25-21). Pulaski’s motto was “almost isn’t good enough” after falling short yet again in the championship game.
Pulaski advances to semifinals
After taking down Garrard County by a 3-0 margin (25-13, 25-14, 25-10) on Tuesday night at Pulaski County High School, the Pulaski County Lady Maroons will get another crack at West Jessamine.
The Lady Maroons, who fell to the Lady Colts by a 3-0 tally (25-22, 25-18, 25-19) on August 31st, will look to avenge that loss with a victory in the semifinals of the 12th Region Volleyball Tournament.
Veteran Pulaski County head coach Teresa Combs, who saw her team move to 24-10 on the year with the victory, was relieved to get that first tournament game out of the way.
5-time defending region champs dethroned
For the first tim in six years, there will be a new 12th Region volleyball champion.
On Tuesday night in the opening round of the 12th Region Tournament, West Jessamine High School defeated the five-time defending 12th Region champions, Southwestern High School Lady Warriors, 3-0 (31-29, 27-25, 25-21). This was only West Jessamine’s second appearance in the 12th Region Tournament.
Lady Cougars win 2nd consecutive state crown
Ever since Somerset Christian was swept by Heritage Christian on September 7th, Guy Crubaugh and the Lady Cougars have waited and waited for another match-up with the Lady Warriors.
Cougars win 3rd straight state title
Due to the recent success of the Somerset Christian soccer program, the school has had to make some extra room for all the state championship trophies that they have earned over the past few seasons.
Briar Jumpers upset Middlesboro, 35-19
If the Somerset High School Briar Jumpers ever need a win, it was Friday night against the district leaders, and heavily favored, Middlesboro Yellowjackets.
Pulaski holds off Warriors, 40-24
The Pulaski County Maroons tied a bow on a perfect 10-0 regular season last night with a 40-24 victory over arch-rival Southwestern, however the Warriors certainly didn’t go down without a fight.
Pulaski captures 2nd straight district title
The Pulaski County High School volleyball program won back-to-back 47th District Tournament Championships after beating Casey County High School in the finals on Thursday night. The Lady Maroons claimed the gold trophy after downing Casey County in three sets, 3-0 (25-17, 25-12, 25-17).
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