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By John Lachmann
Senior midfielder Zach Wehrman scored twice and assisted on two other goals as Holy Cross beat Holmes, 6-3 in a District 35 semifinal at the Eva Farris Sports Complex on Monday.
Junior midfielder Jared Seibert also scored two goals, and he added one helper for the Indians, who punched their tickets for the Region 9 tournament next week.
Holy Cross will face Covington Catholic in the district championship match at 5 p.m. at CovCath.
Wehrman scored one goal in the first half to help the Indians jump out to a 3-2 lead, and Seibert scored twice and Wehrman once in the second half as Holy Cross extended its lead to four, 6-2 before a last-minute goal by the Bulldogs.
HALFTIME: Holy Cross, 3-2. GOALS: HC—Seibert 2, Wehrman 2, Schultz, Doggett. HO—Gullett, Vancini, Nolasco. RECORDS: Holy Cross 5-12-2, Holmes 7-10-1.
COVINGTON CATHOLIC 10, COVINGTON LATIN 0 – Sophomore forward Jacob Litzler and freshman forward Cole Stava found the net three times each in the Colonels’ District 35 semifinal at Wooten Field.
The match was called six minutes into the second half because of the mercy rule.
CovCath will host Holy Cross in the district final at 5 p.m. on Wednesday.
HALFTIME: 9-0. GOALS: CC—Litzler 3, Stava 3, Hardcorn, Ballow, Day, Meyer. SHUTOUT: Stetter (0 saves). RECORDS: CovCath 10-6-3, Covington Latin 4-13-1.
DIXIE HEIGHTS 6, VILLA MADONNA 1 – Sophomore striker Andres Rivera scored two first-half goals and added another after the break in the Colonels’ District 34 semifinal.
Senior midfielder Zach Kilmer opened the scoring for Dixie Heights, finding the net eight minutes into the match.
The Colonels earn a berth into next week’s Region 9 tournament, and will face St. Henry at 7 p.m. on Wednesday in the district championship.
HALFTIME: 3-0. GOALS: DH—Rivera 3, Kilmer, Sweet, Phun. VM—N/A. RECORDS: Dixie Heights 11-8-2, Villa Madonna 1-17-2.
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