By John Lachmann
Campbell County and Brossart played three times in 2012, with each meeting ending in a Mustangs shootout win.
On Wednesday, that trend continued when those teams met for the first time this season as Brossart converted its first four PKs en route to a 1-0 win.
Mustangs senior goalkeeper Sarah Futscher made a save in the beginning of the fifth round. The Camels made their first three kicks but missed in the fourth round.
Four seniors – defender Sam Cetrulo, midfielder Cori Ziegler, forward Morgan Verst and forward Madison Linebach – all nailed their penalty kicks for Brossart.
Futscher turned seven shots aside during the match to earn the shutout, the fourth in the Mustangs’ last five matches.
Campbell County junior Bryanna Schroers stopped 12 shots to pick up her eighth shutout of the season.
In 2012, Brossart beat the Camels, 2-1 in penalty kicks during the teams’ regular-season meeting on Sept. 17, took down Campbell County, 1-0 in the District 37 final on Oct. 11 and won, 2-1 in the Region 10 championship match in the ninth round on Oct. 20.
With the win, Brossart clinches the district title with a 3-0 record, and the Camels finish 2-1 in district play, taking second place.
HALFTIME: 0-0. SHUTOUTS: B—Futscher (7 saves). CC—Schroers (12 saves). RECORDS: Brossart 10-3, Campbell County 11-2-1.
NOTRE DAME 3, ST. HENRY 1 – Junior striker Mandy Arnzen scored the Pandas’ second and third goals, giving her a team-high 11 markers on the season.
Senior midfielder Zoe Stovik opened the scoring for Notre Dame in the first minute of the match off a corner from senior midfielder Maddie Tierney.
Arnzen’s first goal extended the Pandas’ lead to two, but the Crusaders cut the lead to one on a penalty kick by junior Kirsten Bartlett with 3:45 left in the first half.
The penalty kick was the result of a red card against the Pandas, who extended the lead in the second half on Arnzen’s second goal despite playing the final 44 minutes shorthanded.
HALFTIME: 2-1. GOALS: ND—Arnzen 2, Stovik. SH—Bartlett. RECORDS: Notre Dame 11-2-2, St. Henry 4-5-2.
RYLE 2, SCOTT 0 – Senior midfielder Jill Davenport and sophomore forward Emily Erdman finished with a goal and an assist each for the Raiders.
Davenport opened the scoring off a crossing pass from Erdman in the first minute of the second half.
Erdman returned the favor with nine minutes remaining, sending a pass to Davenport, who knocked it in to ice the match.
With the win, Ryle extended its winning streak to five.
HALFTIME: 0-0. GOALS: R—Davenport, Erdman. SHUTOUT: Ast and Poe (3 saves). RECORDS: Ryle 9-2-1, Scott 5-8-1.
DIXIE HEIGHTS 1, NEWPORT CENTRAL CATHOLIC 1 – Both goals were scored on penalty kicks.
The Thoroughbreds took the lead briefly when senior midfielder Alli Otten converted her chance after a goalkeeper foul in the box with 32:37 left in the second half.
The Colonels tied it exactly 11 minutes later when junior outside midfielder Lauren Nemeroff scored after a handball was called in the box.
HALFTIME: 0-0. GOALS: DH—Nemeroff. NCC—Otten. RECORDS: Dixie Heights 6-5-1, NewCath 8-1-2.
SIMON KENTON 1, CONNER 1 – Pioneers junior stopper Karley Abel tied the score with 34 minutes remaining.
Abel took a drop pass from senior midfielder Megan Kloentrup and buried a shot from 25 yards out.
Freshman midfielder Casey Hite scored midway through the first half to give the Cougars an early lead as they extended their unbeaten streak to four matches.
HALFTIME: Conner, 1-0. GOALS: SK—Abel. C—Hite. RECORDS: Simon Kenton 7-6-3, Conner 3-6-3.
BEECHWOOD 6, COVINGTON LATIN 1 – Senior sweeper Alex Keller gave the Tigers a 2-1 lead in the first half that they would not relinquish.
Senior striker McKenzie Fessler opened the scoring for Beechwood 16 minutes into the match, but Trojans senior right wing Maria Cuthrell tied it minutes later.
HALFTIME: 4-1. GOALS: B—Fessler, Keller, Pawsat, J. Schilling, Williams, Reed. CL—Cuthrell. RECORDS: Beechwood 6-6-2, Covington Latin 4-9.
BOONE COUNTY 4, HOLY CROSS 1 – Freshman forward Peyton Black scored three goals to pace the Rebels.
Sophomore forward Skylar Lehmkuhl added a goal and an assist for Boone County, which snapped a two-match skid.
GOALS: BC—Black 3, Lehmkuhl. HC—N/A. RECORDS: Boone County 12-4-1, Holy Cross 5-10-1.
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