Ella Staples

Staples, Hurst and Roberts all hit home runs at Breck County

Three Lady Hornet players hit home runs when Hancock County defeated Breckinridge County 9-6 on Monday in Hardinsburg. Ella Staples put HCHS up 1-0 when she belted a home run to center field in the first inning. The score remained unchanged until the fourth frame when Staples led off with a double then came home…

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Roberts strikes out 17 in All “A” tourney

Lily Roberts struck out 17 batters and Lauren Proctor had three hits when the Lady Hornets won 11-1 over McLean County in a semifinal game of the All “A” Classic regional tournament.  The game was played at Edmonson County Monday. Hancock County will play Owensboro Catholic in the championship game at Brownsville Thursday at 6:00…

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Staples smacks walk-off single

Ella Staples delivered a walk-off base hit and the Lady Hornets won 10-9 over Muhlenberg County at Vastwood Park Tuesday. Hancock County improved its season record to 4-2 with the win. Lily Roberts tied the score at 1-1 when she led off the second inning with a home run. The Lady Mustangs regained the lead…

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Lady Hornets blast Ohio County 16-6 in season opener

The Lady Hornets were unstoppable during a “run-ruled” 16-6 win in five innings over Ohio County in the season opening softball game at Hartford Monday. Lauren Proctor knocked in five runs for Hancock County and Adi Hurst hit a home run. “This was a good way to start off the season,” HCHS coach Dwayne Wroe…

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