Area Sports

Central Kentucky Conference results

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans and Burgin Bulldogs boys and girls’ cross country teams both competed in the Central Kentucky Conference meet on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Anderson Dean Park. The Titans finished eighth overall on the boy’s side and seventh overall on the girl’s side. Burgin boys did not place…

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Admirals blow past Titans in the first round of region

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com All good things come to an end. The three-year reign for the Mercer County Titans (7-11-2) boy’s soccer team in the 12th region came to an end on Tuesday, Oct. 16, in a 4-0 loss to the Danville Admirals (17-1-1), in the first round of the region tournament, hosted by…

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Cardinals hold off Titans to claim district

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County Titans (4-4) travelled to Campbellsville to take on the Taylor County Cardinals (6-1) in a battle for the district championship and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs. The Cardinals were able to reclaim the lead in the second half and hold off the Titans for a 26-21 victory.…

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Colts defeat Titans 5-1 to claim 46th District crown

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com      The West Jessamine Colts (15-4-1) have had the Mercer County’s’ (7-10-2) number this soccer season, and that continued in the championship game of the 46th District on Wednesday, Oct. 10, with the Colts claiming the district title in a 5-1 win. Micah Tackett led the Colts in goals with…

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Titans maul East 10-2 in first round of district

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com       Beating a team three times in a season is tough, but the Mercer County Titans (6-10-2) accomplished that feat, defeating the East Jessamine Jaguars (4-9) by a final score of 10-2 on Monday, Oct. 8, in the first round of the 46th District Tournament at Mercer County Senior…

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Upchurch finishes top 20 at state

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com       After qualifying for the 2018 girls golf state tournament last week at the regional tournament in Richmond, senior Bekah Upchurch ended her high school career with a top-20 finish at Bowling Green Country Club on Wednesday, Oct. 3. She is the first Lady Titan to ever make it…

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Gritton vows for another state run

Arpan Dixit Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com       Although Mercer County junior Reed Gritton did not finish where he would have liked at the boys golf state tournament at Bowling Green Country Club on Friday, Oct. 5, he enjoyed the opportunity and hopes to use it as a learning experience to get back next season. “I…

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Burgin’s season ends in district against West

April Ellis Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com Burgin volleyball ended their season Monday night, Oct. 8, with a loss to West Jessamine in the first round of district play. West Jessamine’s Caitie Hampton started the game serving, scoring 10 in a row. Burgin was able to return the ball, but struggled to keep it in the lines.…

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Lady Titans fall to East in first round of district

April Ellis Herald Staff sports@harrodsburgherald.com The Mercer County (7-18) Lady Titans volleyball team lost three straight tough sets Monday, Oct. 8 in the opening round of the district tournament to the East Jessamine Lady Jaguars (23-10). East freshman Lilly Glushschak scored four straight points on her serve and Mercer Head Coach Lynn Flach called a…

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