By John Lachmann
Scott scored on all five of its penalty kicks as the Eagles edged Campbell County, 3-2 on Tuesday.
Scott freshman outside midfielder Ryan Wolf scored with four minutes left in the first half to even the score at two. He took a crossing pass from junior striker Blake Schneider and deposited it in the net.
Eagles sophomore goalkeeper C. J. Seay made a save in the third round of PKs. Scott kicked last, and at the end of the final round senior center midfielder Tanner Cox knocked in the decisive kick.
Junior Chad Evans netted the first goal for Scott, which remained unbeaten through its first seven matches.
HALFTIME: 2-2. GOALS: S—Evans, Wolf. CC—Schneider, Dumaine. RECORDS: Scott 6-0-1, Campbell County 6-3.
BOONE COUNTY 5, SIMON KENTON 2 – Senior midfielder Evan O’Hara found the net three times and earned an assist on another goal to lead the Rebels.
O’Hara now leads Boone County in goals (10) and helpers (7).
The Pioneers opened the scoring, but the Rebels ran off the next three to take control of the match.
Boone County senior midfielder Michael Carroll added a goal and an assist, and senior midfielder Brent Rice picked up a pair of assists.
HALFTIME: Boone County, 2-1. GOALS: BC—O’Hara 3, Carroll, Mayberry. SK—Smith, Knaley. RECORDS: Boone County 6-2-1, Simon Kenton 3-5-1.
RYLE 2, CONNER 0 – Senior midfielders Aaron Hamrick and Matt Pederson scored first-half goals for the Raiders.
Hamrick took a through ball from senior striker Alberto Aguirre and put a shot in 17 minutes into the match.
Pederson took a long pass from sophomore midfielder Matt Loe and buried a shot into the left side of the net with six minutes left until halftime.
HALFTIME: 2-0. GOALS: R—Hamrick, Pederson. SHUTOUT: Reno (2 saves). RECORDS: Ryle 4-3-1, Conner 2-4-1.
DIXIE HEIGHTS 4, GRANT COUNTY 1 – The Colonels scored three of their goals in a 15-span of the first half to put the match out of reach.
Seniors midfielder Jonathan Plattner and midfielder Ryan Murphy and sophomore striker Andres Rivera all found the net in that stretch.
HALFTIME: 3-0. GOALS: DH—Plattner, Rivera, Stacy, Murphy. GC—Cain. RECORDS: Dixie Heights 2-6, Grant County 4-2-1.
HOLMES 5, OWEN COUNTY 0 – Senior striker Sergio Vancini scored three goals in the Bulldogs’ win.
Vancini scored once in the first half and twice after the break, with two of his goals coming on penalty kicks.
Sophomore Montez Taylor turned 10 shots aside to record his first career shutout.
HALFTIME: 2-0. GOALS: H—Vancini 3, Gullett, Nolasco. SHUTOUT: Taylor (10 saves). RECORDS: Holmes 4-3, Owen County 2-7.
BROSSART 8, PENDLETON COUNTY 0 – Senior striker Drew Berkemeyer scored a pair of goals for the Mustangs, who ran off five straight scores in the first five minutes of the match.
Junior midfielder Jon Henn added a goal and two helpers as Brossart recorded its fourth shutout of the season.
HALFTIME: 6-0. GOALS: B—Berkemeyer 2, Goller, Henn, Jennings, Hickman, Frommeyer, Smith. SHUTOUT: Paulin (1 save). RECORDS: Brossart 7-1, Pendleton County 4-5.
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Freshman right-hander T.C. Eads threw his first career no-hitter as Ludlow blanked Calvary Christian.
Junior first baseman Rachel Hall singled home two to key a four-run fourth inning as Scott beat Grant County.
Sophomore Nathan Eberhard won in three sets, improving to 7-4 at first singles as Conner beat Boone County.
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.