By Dave Malaska
Calvary Christian senior midfielder Bradley Leichter scored six goals as the Cougars downed Covington Latin, 10-2, at home on Saturday.
For Leichter, who has scored 24 goals on the season, the six-pack was a career high. Seven of his 12 shots were on goal.
Fellow senior Kipp Barnes added three goals and a pair of assists to the win, and junior Kellan Kreft added Calvary's other goal. Quinn Varnado added two assists.
HALFTIME: Calvary Christian, 3-2. GOALS: CC—Leichter 6, Barnes 3, Kreft. CL—Braun 2. RECORDS: Calvary 7-5-1, Latin 4-11-1.
CONNER 2, SCOTT 1 — The Cougars got a goal from senior Tyler McLemore with just under five minutes remaining to grab the win. Pressing on offense, Conner broke through when sophomore Logan Parson got the ball on the baseline, then hit McLemore in stride for the back door game winner.
The Eagles led, 1-0, at the half after a penalty kick goal by Tanner Cox. After going unbeaten for their first seven games of the season, Scott has now dropped eight straight games.
HALFTIME: Scott, 1-0. GOALS: C—McLemore, Lamblen. S—Cox. RECORDS: Conner 5-10-1, Scott 6-8-1.
NEWPORT CENTRAL CATHOLIC 2, ST. HENRY 1 — The Throughbreds overcame a tough first half to rally to the win over the Crusaders.
NewCath, with three shoots off the crossbar and another off the side of the goal trailed at the half after a Cory Eibel goal by St. Henry. Fifteen minutes into second-half play, Seth Freppon tied it on a penalty kick for NewCath. Noah Connolly added the game-winner late in the match.
Paul Grosser had eight saves in goal for the Breds.
HALFTIME: St. Henry, 1-0. GOALS: NCC—Freppon, Connolly. SH—Eibel. RECORDS: NewCath 11-4-1, St. Henry 5-6-2.