By John Lachmann
St. Henry scored twice in a 10-minute span to end Brossart’s nine-match winning streak, handing the Mustangs just their second loss of the season, 2-1 on Tuesday.
Senior forward Eli Nienaber gave Brossart the lead in the first half, but Crusaders junior midfielder Karlan Wesdorp tied it with 25 minutes left in regulation.
Junior midfielder Adam Lannon netted the decisive goal 10 minutes later off a crossing pass from junior midfielder Logan Dehner.
HALFTIME: Brossart, 1-0. GOALS: SH—Wesdorp, Lannon. B—Nienaber. RECORDS: St. Henry 5-4-2, Brossart 15-2.
BOONE COUNTY 3, SCOTT 2 – The Rebels rallied yet again from multiple goals down in the second half.
Boone County, which won its fourth straight, has come back from multiple-goal deficits several times this season, and the team scored three times in the final 20 minutes to beat the Eagles.
Junior forward Haven Borkowski netted the deciding goal with a minute remaining off a through ball from senior midfielder Said Yedali.
After the Rebels fell behind, 2-0, senior midfielder Evan O’Hara cut the deficit to one midway through the second half.
Yedali tied the score with 10 minutes remaining before setting up the game-winning goal that sent the Eagles to their sixth straight defeat nine minutes later.
HALFTIME: Scott, 1-0. GOALS: BC—O’Hara, Yedali, Borkowski. S—Treadway 2. RECORDS: Boone County 13-4-1, Scott 6-6-1.
COVINGTON CATHOLIC 2, RYLE 1 – Senior defender Corey Craig and sophomore midfielder Bryce Day both recorded markers for the Colonels.
Craig opened the scoring midway through the first half on a free kick from just outside the box.
Day extended CovCath’s lead off a one-time pass from senior midfielder Adam Atkinson five minutes into the second half.
The Raiders cut the lead to one with five minutes remaining.
HALFTIME: CovCath, 1-0. GOALS: CC—Craig, Day. R—McCarthy. RECORDS: CovCath 7-6-4, Ryle 9-5-2.
HOLMES 3, COVINGTON LATIN 2 – Junior midfielder Kerry Nolasco scored on a shot from 40 yards out off a drop pass from sophomore midfielder Montez Taylor with 30 minutes left to lift the Bulldogs.
Holmes trailed entering the second half, but senior midfielder Austin Simpson headed one in with 20 minutes remaining to tie it.
HALFTIME: Covington Latin, 2-1. GOALS: H—Nolasco, Vancini, Simpson. CL—Lorenzo, Braun. RECORDS: Holmes 5-9-1, Covington Latin 4-10-1.
CALVARY CHRISTIAN 3, CAMPBELL COUNTY 2 – Cougars senior striker Kipp Barnes scored the winning goal with five minutes left.
Barnes took a crossing pass from senior midfielder Bradley Leichter from the right side of the field and put it in.
Sophomore forward Camden Rusch netted Calvary Christian’s first goal in the first half, and Leichter recorded the team’s second marker earlier in the second half.
HALFTIME: 1-1. GOALS: CAL—Leichter, Barnes, Rusch. CAM—N/A. RECORDS: Calvary Christian 6-5-1, Campbell County 10-7.
DIXIE HEIGHTS 2, WALTON-VERONA 1 – Colonels sophomore striker Andres Rivera headed in the decisive goal off a corner kick midway through the second half.
Dixie Heights fell behind in the first half, but Rivera set up the tying goal, feeding senior midfielder Zach Kilmer with 32 minutes remaining.
HALFTIME: Walton-Verona, 1-0. GOALS: DH—Kilmer, Rivera. WV—Hoffa. RECORDS: Dixie Heights 8-6-2, Walton-Verona 8-7.
SIMON KENTON 5, CARROLL COUNTY 3 – Trailing by one late, the Pioneers scored three times in the final nine minutes.
Senior midfielder Cory Knaley scored the go-ahead goal on a header off a feed from senior defender Troy Sterling with six minutes to play.
Senior midfielder Corey Graham iced the match when Sterling connected with him off a short corner three minutes later.
Sterling finished with three assists.
HALFTIME: 1-1. GOALS: SK—Russell, Mathis, Callahan, Knaley, Graham. CC—Cruz, Marshall, Hall. RECORDS: Simon Kenton 8-9-1, Carroll County 11-8-1.
COOPER 7, LOUISVILLE ST. FRANCIS 5 – Junior striker Zane Ross scored the last four Jaguars goals, and he added an assist.
The Wyverns rallied to cut the Cooper lead to one, 6-5, but Ross iced it with his final goal with 12 minutes remaining.
Junior striker Chris O’Brien added two goals and three helpers for the Jaguars.
HALFTIME: Cooper, 5-2. GOALS: C—Ross 4, O’Brien 2, Carty. SF—Isgiowe 3, Gregor 2. RECORDS: Cooper 7-10-1, St. Francis 1-11-1.
NEWPORT CENTRAL CATHOLIC 4, HOLY CROSS 0 – Senior forward Matt Tolle scored a goal and set up another to pace the Thoroughbreds.
Senior midfielder Connor Hanneken opened the scoring for NewCath, and Tolle made it 2-0 before halftime.
Thoroughbreds junior Paul Grosser earned his fourth shutout of the season.
HALFTIME: 2-0. GOALS: NCC—Hanneken, Tolle, Tierney, Hensley. SHUTOUT: Grosser (2 saves). RECORDS: NewCath 10-3-1, Holy Cross 4-11-2.
HIGHLANDS 3, CONNER 1 – Sophomore Brady and senior Mitchell Gesenhues both scored for the Bluebirds, and senior Jordan Jarvis dished for two assists.
GOALS: H—B. Gesenhues, M. Gesenhues, Sellers. C—N/A. RECORDS: Highlands 10-5-1, Conner 4-10-1.
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Freshman right-hander T.C. Eads threw his first career no-hitter as Ludlow blanked Calvary Christian.
Junior first baseman Rachel Hall singled home two to key a four-run fourth inning as Scott beat Grant County.
Sophomore Nathan Eberhard won in three sets, improving to 7-4 at first singles as Conner beat Boone County.
Junior right-hander Hayden Molitor went the distance to earn his second win of the season as Lloyd edged Ludlow.
Senior right-hander Rachel Carroll tossed a one-hitter as Campbell County blanked Lloyd.
Sophomore Nathan Eberhard battled to a first-singles win as Conner shut out Campbell County, in an NKAC semifinal.
Junior center fielder Blaise Ostertag doubled in two in the bottom of the fourth to lift Conner to a win over Scott.
Freshman center fielder Hailey Nicholas singled up the middle with no outs in the bottom of the eighth to lift Cooper to a win over Campbell County.
Sophomore Sheldon Preisler won his eighth straight match to open the season as Boone County edged Lloyd, 3-2 on Wednesday.
Sophomore Erin Mogus remained perfect through five matches with her win at third singles as Cooper shut out Covington Latin.