- Mostly clear
By John Lachmann
Scott allowed five goals in a seven-minute span to open the second half but netted the final four to salvage a 6-6 tie vs. Cooper on Thursday.
The game featured four penalty kicks, and the combined yellow card total for the teams was in double digits.
Junior forward Zane Ross scored four times for the Jaguars.
Sophomore center midfielder Devin Morgan netted three goals for the Eagles, including two during their four-goal surge in the second half that tied it.
Junior forward Blake Schneider notched the other two goals during Scott’s comeback, and knocked in the tying goal with four minutes remaining.
HALFTIME: Scott, 2-1. GOALS: S—Morgan 3, Schneider 2, Hegerty. C—Ross 4, Snow, Morris. RECORDS: Scott 3-0-1, Cooper 1-4-1.
NEWPORT CENTRAL CATHOLIC 5, ST. HENRY 1 – Senior forward Matt Tolle scored a pair of first-half goals for the Thoroughbreds in the Region 9 All ‘A’ championship.
Junior center midfielder Patrick Lewis added a goal and an assists in the win for NewCath. The time and date of its next match in the tournament is TBD.
HALFTIME: 4-0. GOALS: NCC—Tolle 2, Lewis, Randle, Brannen. SH—N/A. RECORDS: NewCath 3-1-1, St. Henry 3-2.
BROSSART 5, SCOTT COUNTY 1 – Senior midfielder Drew Miller scored twice as the Mustangs won the Cardinal Cup for the third straight year.
Junior midfielder John Henn dished for a pair of assists for Brossart, which has won its first five matches of the season.
HALFTIME: 3-0. GOALS: B—Miller 2, Goller, Berkemeyer, Jennings. SC—N/A. RECORDS: Brossart 5-0, Scott County 2-1.
SIMON KENTON 2, BOYD COUNTY 0 – Seniors forward Tyler Smith and junior midfielder Hrusto Selimovic found the net for the Pioneers in their final match of the Cardinal Cup.
Smith opened the scoring with 13 minutes left in the second half off a crossing feed from Selimovic set up by a corner kick.
Selimovic took a pass from senior midfielder Jon Mairose and buried it with seven minutes left in the match to seal it.
HALFTIME: 0-0. GOALS: SK—Smith, Selimovic. SHUTOUT: Leanhart (3 saves). RECORDS: Simon Kenton 2-3, Boyd County 1-3.
HOLY CROSS 0, GRANT COUNTY 0 – Sophomore Luke Leuthner stopped three shots to earn his second shutout of the season.
HALFTIME: 0-0. SHUTOUTS: HC—Leuthner (3 saves). GC—Kearns. RECORDS: Holy Cross 1-3-1, Grant County 3-1.
CAMPBELL COUNTY 3, WALTON-VERONA 0 – Junior outside midfielder Michael Dumaine scored a goal and set up another for the Camels.
Junior James Wilbers turned eight shots aside to record his second shutout of the season.
HALFTIME: 0-0. GOALS: CC—Thomas, Dumaine, Sterbling. SHUTOUT: Wilbers (8 saves). RECORDS: Campbell County 4-1, Walton-Verona 0-2.
BOONE COUNTY 6, CONNER 0 – Senior midfielder Evan O’Hara scored twice and dished for an assist to pace the Rebels.
Junior forward Haven Borkowski finished with a goal and an assist, and senior midfielder Michael Carroll picked up a pair of helpers in the Boone County win.
HALFTIME: 4-0. GOALS: BC—O’Hara 2, Borkowski, Yedali, Asseo, Thamann. SHUTOUT: Espinosa and Benjamin (4 saves). RECORDS: Boone County 3-1-1, Conner 1-3.
HIGHLANDS 4, CINCINNATI McNICHOLAS 4 – Senior Chris Garbig scored two goals and assisted on a third as the Bluebirds pulled off a tie.
Senior Colin Dean picked up a goal and an assist and senior Cole Davis-Roberts earned a pair of helpers for Highlands.
GOALS: H—Garbig 2, Dean, Groneck. M--N/A. RECORDS: Highlands 1-2-1, McNicholas 2-0-3.
PENDLETON COUNTY 7, VILLA MADONNA 0 – Senior midfielder Max Dewald recorded two goals and two assists for the Wildcats.
Sophomore Clayton Thompson also scored twice for Pendleton County.
GOALS: PC—Ma. Dewald 2, Thompson 2, Osborne, Stahl, Wilson. RECORDS: Pendleton County 3-2, Villa Madonna 0-3.
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Junior right-hander Hayden Molitor went the distance to earn his second win of the season as Lloyd edged Ludlow.
Senior right-hander Rachel Carroll tossed a one-hitter as Campbell County blanked Lloyd.
Sophomore Nathan Eberhard battled to a first-singles win as Conner shut out Campbell County, in an NKAC semifinal.
Junior center fielder Blaise Ostertag doubled in two in the bottom of the fourth to lift Conner to a win over Scott.
Freshman center fielder Hailey Nicholas singled up the middle with no outs in the bottom of the eighth to lift Cooper to a win over Campbell County.
Sophomore Sheldon Preisler won his eighth straight match to open the season as Boone County edged Lloyd, 3-2 on Wednesday.
Sophomore Erin Mogus remained perfect through five matches with her win at third singles as Cooper shut out Covington Latin.
Eighth-grader Curtis Kalbaugh improved to 7-0 on the season with a win at second singles as Ryle shut out St. Henry.
Conner coach Brad Arlinghaus set the school record for coaching wins as his Cougars beat Ryle.
Junior designated hitter Chelcey Broughton singled home two to put Simon Kenton ahead for good in a win over Grant County.