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Martial ArtsHerbert wins grappling honorsWhen: Feb. 2.Where: Hoops Basketball Academy.What: Nicholas Herbert of Crestwood won second place in the Extreme Grappling tourney at Hoops Feb. 2. Herbert won points in the national points competition. He competes for the Helio Soneca Jiu-Jitsu team.
Little LeagueSOLL hosting spring tryoutsWhen: Saturday and March 1.Where: South Oldham Middle School.What: The South Oldham Little League will host tryouts Saturday and March 1 at South Oldham Middle School. Times are as follows:For machine pitch players with the last names A to M from 8:30 to 10:15 a.m. and from 10:15 to noon for players with last names N to Z. Senior-Minor players with last names A to M will tryout from noon to 1:45 p.m. and from 1:45 p.m. to 3 p.m. for players with names N to Z.From 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. all major league players will tryout and from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. all juniors will tryout. For information, go to sobaseball.org.
BasketballAllen leads Bellarmine to winScore: 61-54 Bellarmine.When: Feb. 13.Where: Bellarmine University.What: Former North Oldham High School star Kevin Allen recently had his best game as a member of the Bellarmine University basketball team to help the Knights beat the University of Indianapolis 61-54.Allen, a 5-foot-11 sophomore guard, scored a career high 16 points on five of seven shooting from the field and three of four from the line.Allen hit three of four from the three-point line for the Knights who have won 20 games for the first time in a decade.Allen is a former Kentucky All-Star.North Oldham vs. Christian AcademyScore: 81-77 North Oldham.When: Saturday.Where: North Oldham.Key players: North Oldham’s Alex Foley and Mike Rowan. CAL’s Blake Knotts.Game highlights: North Oldham’s Alex Foley stayed red-hot, hitting five three-pointers and finishing with 25 points to help the Mustangs hold off CAL.Mike Rowan threw in 21 points for NOHS in support.CAL’s Blake Knotts nearly matched Foley with four threes and 21 points.NOHS - 22 14 29 16 81 - Nate Goodson 5, Kevin Christian 7, Alex Foley 25, Mike Rowan 21, Ryan Gallas 6, Clay Watson 3, Sam Haley 3, Chris Menifee 5, Tyler St. Julian 6, 81.CAL - 16 20 16 25 77 - Edwards 2, Henderson 9, Lopez 13, Knotts 21, McDade 10, Hobbs 8, Buchanan 4, Mathews 10, 77.South Oldham vs. Henry ClayScore: 88-77 Henry Clay.When: Saturday.Where: South Oldham.Key players: South Oldham’s Aaron Carrithers and Drew Kraemer. Henry Clay’s Prince Stewart, Aaron Boyd and John Nichols.Game highlights: Henry Clay guard Prince Stewart played like royalty, blistering the SOHS defense for six three-pointers and 22 points in the first half to lead the Blue Devils to the win.When Stewart cooled off, forwards John Nichols and Aaron Boyd went to work inside for Henry Clay, scoring 21 points each.SOHS guards Aaron Carrithers and Drew Kraemer helped the Dragons cut into the margin in the second half scoring 19 and 18 points respectively.The Dragons also got 12 points each from senior point guard Drew Simpson and forward Taylor Malueg.HENRY CLAY - 24 25 9 39 88 - Wilder 4, Oakley 3, Nichols 23, Johnson 6, Boyd 21, Barnes 3, Stewart 24, Brightwell 4, 88.SOHS - 17 17 15 28 77 - Drew Simpson 12, Jeff Arsenault 4, Drew Kraemer 18, Matt Faller 5, Casey Jackson 7, Aaron Carrithers 19, Taylor Malueg 12, 77.Oldham County vs. Hart CountyScore: 79-54 Hart County.When: Saturday.Where: Oldham County.Key players: Oldham County’s Lindsay Melton. Hart County’s Megan Isaacs and Lindsay Highbaugh.Game highlights: Hart County’s outside and inside game dominated as they rolled to the blowout win over the Lady Colonels. Forward Megan Isaacs led Hart County with 26 points while guard Lindsay Highbaugh hit five three-pointers to score 21 points.Hart County also completely controlled the boards with 22 offensive rebounds leading to the easy win.Forward Lindsay Melton led the Lady Colonels with 21 points and was the team’s only double-figure scorer.HART COUNTY - 18 20 16 25 79 - Isaacs 26, Highbaugh 21, Li Byrd 6, Trent 10, Wilson 6, Reynolds 2, Le Byrd 6, Waddle 2, 79.OCHS - 11 18 9 16 54 - Brooke Leanhart 2, Ellen Ford 8, Dani Irwin 2, Lindsay Melton 21, Brianna Howard 4, Emily Lape 4, Audri Beaudrie 5, Tara Huckvale 6, AshleyHoward 2, 54.
South Oldham vs. Spencer CountyScore: 53-40 South Oldham.When: Friday.Where: South Oldham.Key players: South Oldham’s Lauren Jones and Meg McMullen. Spencer County’s Jayme Thomas and Keneisha Marshall.Game highlights: The Lady Dragons rode 23 points from Lauren Jones to pick up their 20th win of the season against five losses. Jones scored 23 points and was supported by seven points off the bench from Meg McMullen.SOHS - 11 15 12 15 53 - Ally Byrd 4, Lauren Jones 23, Meg McMullen 7, Kristin Mabrey 2, Allison Reynolds 6, Brittany Shaver 2, Jordann McGuffin 7, Vicki Bray 2, 53.SPENCER COUNTY - 5 12 11 12 40 - Pfieffer 6, Thomas 13, Gross 10, Marshal 11, 40.North Oldham vs. Bullitt CentralScore: 51-41 Bullitt Central.When: Friday.Where: Bullitt Central.Key players: North Oldham’s Oliva Raffli and Erin Overcash. Bullitt Central’s Qualetha Bennett and Genell Smith.Game highlights: Bullitt Central got the edge in the third quarter by outscoring the Lady Mustangs 13-6 behind the play of Qualetha Bennett and Genell Smith.Bennett had 14 points and 12 rebounds and Smith scored 15.NOHS stayed in it behind guard Olivia Raffli’s two three-pointers and 16 points and 12 points from Erin Overcash.BULLITT CENTRAL - 14 9 13 15 51 - Baumgardner 2, Wood 3, Luster 9, Hilliard 2, R. Smith 6, G. Smith 15, Bennett 14, 51.NOHS - 11 11 6 13 41 - Erin Overcash 12, Olivia Raffli 16, Brittany Silberheisen 3, Kernesha Bush 4, Angela Russo 4, Amanda Mattern 2, 41.North Oldham vs. Bullitt CentralScore: 69-67 Bullitt Cenrtral.When: Friday.Where: Bullitt Central.Key players: North Oldham’s Nate Goodson and Mike Rowan. Bullitt Central’s Brent Smith and T.J. Flenor.Game highlights: Bullitt Central’s Brent Smith hit a shot in the lane with nine seconds left to give the Cougars the win.Smith and T.J. Flenor led the Cougars with 18 points each.NOHS was led by Nate Goodson with 15 points. Forward Mike Rowan had 13 points.BULLITT CENTRAL - 22 20 16 11 69 - Smith 18, Geralds 10, Druin 11, Quinton 6, Kean 6, Flener 18, 69.NOHS - 16 6 22 23 67 - Nate Goodson 15, Kevin Christian 4, Alex Foley 10, Mike Rowan 13, Ryan Gallas 1, Clay Watson 2, Chris Menefee 3, Tyler St. Julian 15, Jacob Creech 2, 67.