Two goals were scored 30 seconds apart in stoppage time of the second half, and Jenna Wolfe’s ended up being the game winner.
Senior outside midfielder Lauren Nemeroff figured in all of her team’s goals, as she netted a pair and set up two others as Dixie Heights edged Simon Kenton, 4-3 on Wednesday.
Most importantly, she set up Wolfe’s game winner with a minute left in extra time.
The Colonels led, 3-2 at the end of regulation, but in stoppage time, the Pioneers tied it when sophomore Mallory Valentine converted a penalty kick assessed after a hand ball.
Just 30 seconds later, Nemeroff fed Wolfe on a break, and Wolfe fired the winning shot into the bottom right portion of the net.
Junior center midfielder Madi Critcher added a pair of assists for Dixie Heights.
Nemeroff has five goals and five assists in two games this season.
HALFTIME: 2-2. GOALS: DH—Nemeroff 2, Sims, Wolfe. SK—Morris, Case, Valentine. RECORDS: Dixie Heights 2-0, Simon Kenton 0-1-1.
NOTRE DAME 7, HOLY CROSS 0 – Freshman center midfielder Allison Robertson and sophomore center midfielder Ellie Vandergriff netted a pair of goals each in the Pandas’ win.
Sophomore striker Christen Sherrard tallied three assists for Notre Dame, which has outscored its two opponents, 13-0 this season.
HALFTIME: 5-0. GOALS: ND—Robertson 2, Vandergriff 2, Watts, Tierney, Arnzen. SHUTOUT: Hansel (2 saves). RECORDS: Notre Dame 2-0, Holy Cross 0-1.
GRANT COUNTY 2, GALLATIN COUNTY 1 – The Braves scored both goals 10 minutes apart in the first half and never looked back.
Senior center midfielder Bethany Lawrence put Grant County on the board midway through the first half, and sophomore striker Courtney Faehr extended the lead to two minutes later.
HALFTIME: 2-0. GOALS: GRA—Lawrence, Faehr. GAL—Dunavent. RECORDS: Grant County 2-0, Gallatin County 0-2.
THREE MATCHES POSTPONED – Because of the heavy rain that rolled through Northern Kentucky Wednesday and late Tuesday, three matches were postponed.
Newport Central Catholic-Cooper, Cincinnati Mercy-St. Henry and Villa Madonna at Walton-Verona were washed out. No make-up date has been announced for the former two, but the Bearcats will host the Blue Lightning on Thursday.
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