http://www.sentinelnews.com/sports/rss.xml en Borders' last second shot beats Oldham http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/borders-last-second-shot-beats-oldham <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/video_thumbs/58287/video-thumb-for-58287-2.png" alt="Borders&#039; last second shot beats Oldham" title="Borders&#039; last second shot beats Oldham" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> While she&rsquo;s never one to brag &ndash; Mary Borders knew the shot was good when it left her hand.</p> <p> Borders, a senior guard for the Collins High School girls&rsquo; basketball team, hit a buzzer beating three-pointer from the corner to give the Titans a dramatic 42-41 win over Oldham County Saturday.</p> <p> &ldquo;It did, it felt good when it left my hand,&rdquo; Borders said. &ldquo;It was the first shot I hit all game, so I guess I hit it at the right time.&rdquo;</p> Rockets rout Spencer http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/rockets-rout-spencer <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sptzgray.jpg" alt="Shelby&#039;s Zephy Gray scored nine points for the Rockets." title="Shelby&#039;s Zephy Gray scored nine points for the Rockets." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <p> It was a share and share alike night for the Shelby County High School girls&rsquo; basketball team Friday as it rolled over district foe Spencer County 64-28.</p> <p> The Rockets&rsquo; unselfish play helped them to jump out to a big early lead against the Bears and coast the rest of the way.</p> <p> &ldquo;I think the first twelve baskets we had came off of twelve assists,&rdquo; Shelby County coach Jason Holland said. &ldquo;I don&rsquo;t know if I have ever seen that. I am really proud of our girls, as far as the way they shared the ball.&rdquo;</p> Rockets beat North http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/rockets-beat-north <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sptkydugle.jpg" alt="Guard Kyler Dugle scored a team-high 16 points as the Rockets beat North Oldham." title="Guard Kyler Dugle scored a team-high 16 points as the Rockets beat North Oldham." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Stopping the North Oldham attack at its source, the Shelby County boys&rsquo; basketball team beat the Mustangs 77-66 Friday.</p> <p> Using their defense to key on North Oldham star Jon Jon Henry, the Rockets were able to take the Mustangs out of their normal offense and keep them from scoring as they slowly built a lead.</p> <p> Henry scored 22 points, right on his average of 23, but did most of his damage in the first three quarters.</p> Titans surge to beat East http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/titans-surge-beat-east <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sptglarkson.jpg" alt="Collins guard Grant Clarkson scored 12 points to go with nine rebounds." title="Collins guard Grant Clarkson scored 12 points to go with nine rebounds." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Trailing at the opening of the fourth quarter, the Collins&rsquo; boys&rsquo; basketball team came on strong to close out a good Bullitt East team and take a 65-59 win.</p> <p> The Titans used a combination of good shooting and pressure defense to secure the win. Collins hit six of 13 from the field in the final quarter including two of four three-pointers while limiting the Chargers to three of 12 from the field and just one three in six attempts.</p> Hudgens' play at point sparking Rockets http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/hudgens-play-point-sparking-rockets <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/spthudgens_0.jpg" alt="Senior point guard Katie Hudgens has helped the Rockets to 10 straight wins." title="Senior point guard Katie Hudgens has helped the Rockets to 10 straight wins." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Early in Tuesday&rsquo;s game against South Oldham Katie Hudgens took the inbounds pass and gave Jason Holland &ldquo;the look.&rdquo;</p> <p> &ldquo;The look&rdquo; conveys one thing and one thing only: what does the Shelby County girls&rsquo; basketball coach want his senior point guard to do with what is becoming their team.</p> <p> &ldquo;When she looks over to the bench she wants to know immediately what to do,&rdquo; Holland said. &ldquo;She&rsquo;s getting to the point where she knows the offense and is almost demanding because she wants to get us going.&rdquo;</p> Claypool returns to pool after accident http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/claypool-returns-pool-after-accident <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sptswimmer2.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> It would have been easy for Josh Claypool to walk away from his high school swimming career &ndash; but quiting just isn&rsquo;t in his nature.</p> <p> Just three months after suffering a traumatic hand and arm injury in a car accident, the Shelby County senior was back in the pool competing for the Rockets.</p> Collins beats John Hardin http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/collins-beats-john-hardin <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sptbrentkidwellmoore.jpg" alt="Collins guard Brent Kidwell scored 16 points to lead the Titans by John Hardin." title="Collins guard Brent Kidwell scored 16 points to lead the Titans by John Hardin." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Forced into a slower pace, the Collins Titans turned to their senior guards and quick ball movement to stage a second half comeback and beat host John Hardin 65-58 Tuesday.</p> <p> Trailing 28-27 at the half and struggling somewhat against the slower pace of John Hardin and a sticky zone defense employed by the Bulldogs, the Titans used crisp ball movement and some deadly outside shooting to break the game open in the third quarter.</p> Australian import Test helping Collins http://www.sentinelnews.com/content/australian-import-test-helping-collins <img src="http://www.sentinelnews.com/sites/www.sentinelnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sptjaksontest.jpg" alt="Jakson Test is averaging 8.7 points a game for the Titans this year." title="Jakson Test is averaging 8.7 points a game for the Titans this year." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Jakson Test may be from Australia, but he&rsquo;s already a Kentucky stereotype.</p> <p> Like thousands of other kids around the state, he walked into a dark gym every morning this fall before school to work on his game all in hopes of becoming a better basketball player.</p> <p> &ldquo;It was just a personal motivation for me,&rdquo; Test said of his pre-season workouts. &ldquo;I just wanted to get better.&rdquo;</p>