en Cougars re-capture tobacco stick <p> Landmark News Service</p> Blazing a trail <img src="" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="47" height="85" /><p> Landmark News Service</p> Lady Cougars notch wins over Christian, Breckinridge counties <img src="" alt="Ellie Evans battles Aug. 28 with a Lady Colonels player during Grayson County&#039;s 2-0 win." title="Ellie Evans battles Aug. 28 with a Lady Colonels player during Grayson County&#039;s 2-0 win." align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> The Lady Cougars soccer team entered the week with a 6-3 record, after posting wins Aug. 28 over visiting Christian County and on the road Aug. 30 over Breckinridge County.<br /> The 2-1 victory over the Lady Tigers marked the fifth win in a row for Grayson County &ndash; a stretch in which the team has allowed only two goals.<br /> Now at 2-0 in district play, they head to Meade County Thursday night.<br /> Richardson places well in tourney <img src="" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="56" height="85" /><p> GCHS freshman Chase Richardson took to the tournament circuit this summer to gain some experience for the 2019 tennis season. He took runner-up in the men&rsquo;s &ldquo;C&rdquo; category in the Luke Woodward Classic, a charity tournament named for a former 3rd Region player. Chase won three set tie-breakers before losing in the final round, 6-4, 6-1.</p> Cougars drive home three wins <p> Grayson County returned to the win column in a big way last week, capturing victories over North Bullitt and Whitesville Trinity on the road, and Whitesville at home.<br /> Playing May 2 in Shepherdsville, the Cougars outscored North Bullitt, 4-3, in the seventh inning to pull out a hard-fought 6-5 win.<br /> Grayson County pitcher Alex Scott earned the win. He allowed eight hits and five runs over six innings, striking out two and walking none. Noah Bullock threw one inning in relief for the Cougars, recording the last three outs to earn the save.<br /> Lady Cougars claw out two victories <p> LEITCHFIELD &ndash; The Lady Cougars won two hard-fought victories last week, edging out Meade County, 5-4, on May 4 and Hancock County, 3-2, on May 3.<br /> Grayson County plated one run in the bottom of the sixth inning to defeat Meade County at home. With the win, the Lady Cougars&rsquo; season record improved to 10-6.<br /> Vincent, Pierce win pole vault events at Bardstown Invitational <p> BARDSTOWN &ndash; The Grayson County High School track and field program was well-represented May 3 in the Bardstown Invitational, as pole vaulters Courtney Vincent and Ethan Pierce both prevailed.<br /> Vincent cleared, 9-0 to finish first in girls&rsquo; pole vault. Pierce cleared, 13-6 to win the boys&rsquo; pole vault event.<br /> Cougar tennis opens regional play <p> GCHS&rsquo; tennis teams have wrapped up their regular season, and entered 3rd Region play Monday. Singles players Grace Gorby, Mackenzie Edwards, Maxton Cummings and Owen Brown were set to take the courts, along with doubles teams Kourtnee Hayes and Kandler Lindsey, Mallory O&rsquo;Neal and Bailey Richardson, Lincoln Nichols and Grant Manion, and Spencer Cannon and Miles Hornbeck.<br /> No results were available at press time Monday night.<br />