The Richmond Register

October 1, 2013

H.S. SOCCER: Estill County holds off Lady Patriots

By Nathan Hutchinson
Register Sports Editor

LEXINGTON — The Lady Patriots had the momentum for most of the second half Monday against Estill County in Richmond.

However, they were never able to come up with the tying goal.

The Lady Engineers (10-5) added two late goals and earned a 4-1 win over Model Laboratory (5-9-1).

Estill County scored twice in a five-minute span mid-way though the first half and took a 2-0 lead into half.

Model took control after the break and got a goal from Madison Bellardine just six and half minutes into the second half. The junior got loose on a partial breakaway and slip a shot inside the far post.

The Lady Patriots had several chances to tie the game in the next few minutes.

 With 19 minutes left, Kylee Miller came open in front and pushed a shot wide right. Miller was also stopped on a free kick from the top of the box later in the game.

Estill County added goals with 18:31 left and 15:07 left.

Model keeper Hayley Hunt had a series of big saves in the second half that allowed the Lady Patriots to keep the score 2-1.

Model is set to return to action today at Bryan Station.

Madison Southern 5, Pulaski County 2

The Madison Southern soccer team used a late surge to pull away from Pulaski County Monday in Somerset.

Tanner Kidwell scored three times and Garrison Copper and Nick Wallace also scored as the Eagles picked up a 5-2 victory.

Southern led 2-1 at halftime, but the Maroons tied the score with about 20 minutes left on a penalty kick.

The Eagles then scored three more times to secure the victory.

Elijah Sexton earned the win in net.

Tyler Conley had an assistant and turned in a solid performance at sweeper.

Southern is set to return to action today at home against Anderson County.

Lady Eagles 1, Franklin County 0

Madison Southern picked up a solid road win over a tough 11th Region opponent Monday in Frankfort.

Rachel Ramey scored on a free kick with 32:24 left in the first half and the Lady Eagles made that goal stand up.

With the win, Southern moves to 5-9-2 on the season.

The Lady Eagles are set to return to action Thursday at home against Danville.

Lexington Catholic 4, Lady Indians 1

The Lady Indians got a breakaway goal from Maryssa Stewart, but couldn’t knock off a traditional state power Monday on the road.

Lexington Catholic (10-6) picked up a 4-1 win and snapped Madison Central’s six-game winning streak.

Stewart’s goal was her 10th of the season, tying her for the team lead with LeeAnne Ogle.

“Some positives came out of the game,” Central coach Chris Dunham said. “But, there are definitely some things we can work on.”

Midfielders Ellie Wright and Bailey Harden had strong games for the Lady Indians.

Central (12-2-1) is set to return to action Wednesday at Dunbar.