By John Lachmann
Sophomore midfielder Adam Flynn scored the game-winning goal with two minutes remaining to lift Covington Catholic to a 5-4 win over Scott on Thursday.
Flynn took a drop pass and buried a shot from just outside the 18-yard mark.
Senior midfielder Adam Atkinson netted both of the Colonels’ first half goals.
Senior forward Daniel Chal gave CovCath a 3-2 lead 10 minutes into the second half, and after the Eagles tied it, sophomore defender Corey Craig made it 4-3 for the Colonels with 10 minutes remaining.
CovCath again surrendered the lead before Flynn’s decisive tally.
Junior forward Luke Treadway score three times for Scott.
HALFTIME: 2-2. GOALS: CC—Atkinson 2, Chal, Craig, Flynn. S—Treadway 3, Patterson. RECORDS: CovCath 8-6-3, Scott 6-7-1.
BOONE COUNTY 7, ST. HENRY 2 – Rebels senior midfielder Evan O’Hara recorded three goals and two assists.
O’Hara, who scored twice in the first half and added the first Boone County marker of the second half, has 23 goals and nine helpers on the season.
Senior midfielder Said Yedali added a goal and an assist as the Rebels won their fifth straight match.
Junior sweeper Lucas Wheeler helped Boone County hold the Crusaders to just three shots on goal, including a penalty kick that resulted in a goal.
HALFTIME: 4-1. GOALS: BC—O’Hara 3, Mayberry, Yedali, Carroll, Downs. SH—Eibel, Lannon. RECORDS: Boone County 14-4-1, St. Henry 5-4-2.
CONNER 4, HOLY CROSS 1 – Senior midfielder Landon Lamblez netted a pair of goals and added an assist in the Cougars’ win.
Lamblez found the net in the first half to give Conner the early lead, and he extended the lead to two, 3-1 in the second half.
The Indians tied it at one early in the second half, but senior defender Jorge Aguilera put the Cougars ahead for good with 19 minutes remaining. Aguilera also picked up a pair of helpers.
HALFTIME: 1-1. GOALS: C—Lamblez 2, Aguilera, McLemore. HC—Kim. RECORDS: Conner 5-10-1, Holy Cross 4-13-2.
RYLE 8, PENDLETON COUNTY 0 – Junior midfielder Sulieman Kayed and senior striker Alberto Aguirre finished with two goals and an assist each for the Raiders.
That duo accounted for the first four Ryle goals, and senior striker Samir Patel netted his first goal at any of the three high school levels – freshman, JV or varsity.
HALFTIME: 5-0. GOALS: R—Kayed 2, Aguirre 2, Hutcherson, Patel, El-Gusain, Hamrick. SHUTOUT: Peterson, Bedel and Reno (4 saves). RECORDS: Ryle 10-5-2, Pendleton County 5-12-2.
WOODFORD COUNTY 4, NEWPORT CENTRAL CATHOLIC 2 – The Thoroughbreds took the early lead on a goal by junior sweeper Jacob Hensley but surrendered the next four.
Junior midfielder Noah Connelly added NewCath’s other goal with 20 minutes remaining.
HALFTIME: Woodford County, 2-1. GOALS: WC—Young 2, Ramirez, Christian. NCC—Hensley, Connelly. RECORDS: Woodford County 12-3-1, NewCath 10-4-1.