By John Lachmann
Highlands scored on an own goal with two minutes left in the second half to edge Brossart, 2-1 on Wednesday.
The Mustangs at halftime led on a goal by senior forward Jake Jennings, but junior Devin Dupont knotted the score in the 52nd minute off a feed by sophomore Noah Sellers.
HALFTIME: Brossart, 1-0. GOALS: H—Dupont, own goal. B—Jennings. RECORDS: Highlands 11-5-1, Brossart 14-3.
DIXIE HEIGHTS 2, HOLY CROSS 0 – Senior midfielder Zach Kilmer and sophomore striker Austin Stacy both scored for the Colonels.
Kilmer put Dixie Heights on the board with 10 minutes left in the first half, and Stacy extended the lead when he headed in a free kick midway through the second half.
Senior Conner Spivey turned six shots aside to record his third shutout of the season for the Colonels, who extended their unbeaten streak to 10 matches.
HALFTIME: 1-0. GOALS: DH—Kilmer, Stacy. SHUTOUT: Spivey (6 saves). RECORDS: Dixie Heights 9-6-2, Holy Cross 4-12-2.
HOLMES 3, GALLATIN COUNTY 0 – Junior David Lemus stopped 13 shots to earn his first shutout of the season.
Senior forward Austin Simpson scored on a header off a corner kick with 15 minutes left in the first half, and sophomore midfielder Montez Taylor recorded his first goal of the season, making it 2-0 four minutes before halftime.
Bulldogs senior striker Sergio Vancini put it away early in the second half, recording his 14th goal marker of the year.
Senior forward Austin Gullett added two assists for Holmes.
The match was called midway through the second half because of lightning.
HALFTIME: 2-0. GOALS: H—Simpson, Taylor, Vancini. SHUTOUT: Lemus (13 saves). RECORDS: Holmes 6-9-1 Gallatin County 5-11.
SIMON KENTON 7, COOPER 2 – Junior midfielder Hrusto Selimovic scored twice and set up another goal for the Pioneers in a match that was delayed an hour at the seven-minute mark because of lightning.
Senior midfielder Cory Knaley added a goal and a helper for Simon Kenton, which had six players find the net.
HALFTIME: 4-1. GOALS: SK—Selimovic 2, Callahan, Sterling, Knaley, Bruening, Mathis. C—Snow, Carty. RECORDS: Simon Kenton 9-9-1, Cooper 7-11.
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