As usual it was another incredibly busy week for sports at Russell County High School, as all of our fall sports were in action at home and on the road.
The Lady Laker Volleyball team hosted Warren East last Monday losing 0-3. They then traveled to Metcalfe County on Tuesday falling to the Lady Hornets 2-3. On Thursday they hosted Clinton County losing 0-3. The Lakers travel to Wayne county to play the Lady Cardinals on Tuesday.
The Laker Football team hosted the Warren Central Dragons Friday night, defeating the Dragons 51-22. Mason Hinkle led the Lakers with 2 interceptions while Dylan Bland led the team with 188 yards and a pair of touchdowns. The Lakers host defending state champion Franklin Simpson this Friday night.
The Cross Country team traveled to Somerset last Tuesday to compete in the Somerset All Comers event. Some of the top finishers were Justin Stearns placing 1st, Tyler Lulek 2nd, and Clayton Trosper 6th. Cheyenne Robertson placed 6th for the girls. They then traveled back to Somerset on Saturday competing in the Cougar Prowl Invitational. Some of the top finishers were Justin Sterns 1st and Clayton Trosper 7th.
The Laker Boys Golf team competed in the Pulaski County Invitational at Eagles Nest Country Club last week. The Lakers placed 3rd out of 8 teams. Scoring for the Lakers: Clay Anderson 81, Dru Stapp 89, Nick Blakey 90, Chase Carpenter 91, Josh Glover 105. The Laker Golf Team will play on Tuesday October 1st at Danville Country Club in the 4th Region Golf Tournament.
The Lady Laker Golf Team was not in action last week, but will play in the Regional Tournament today at the Maywood Country Club in Bardstown.
Last week our JV Boys’ Soccer team hosted Taylor County, losing 0-3. Today both Boys and Girls Soccer Teams play at Casey County. On Tuesday they will play in Campbellsville, and on Thursday they will play at Hart County.
That’s all for Laker Sports news today. Good luck to all of our fall sports teams in competition this week! Go Lakers!