By John Lachmann
Sophomore C.J. Seay stopped all nine shots he faced as Scott edged Brossart, 1-0 in a battle of unbeaten teams on Tuesday.
Eagles junior striker Blake Schneider scored the match’s lone goal late in the first half. An initial shot was not grabbed cleanly by the Mustangs’ goalkeeper, and Schneider was there to fire it home.
Scott, which in now unbeaten through five matches, had to play shorthanded the final 10 minutes after receiving a red card. The Mustangs had won their first five.
HALFTIME: 1-0. GOAL: S—Schneider. SHUTOUT: Seay (9 saves). RECORDS: Scott 4-0-1, Brossart 5-1.
ST. HENRY 3, CINCINNATI ANDERSON 3 – Trailing by three at halftime, the Crusaders scored three goals in a 17-minute span to salvage the tie.
Senior forward Cory Eibel got St. Henry on the board with 24 minutes left in regulation.
Crusaders junior forward Logan Dehner cut the deficit to one with 17 minutes remaining in the second half.
Dehner took a give-and-go feed from junior midfielder Adam Lannon and beat the goalkeeper on the far post 10 minutes later to make it 3-3.
Dehner had a chance to win it when he broke in 1-on-1 with the goalkeeper, but his blast was saved with 24 seconds to play.
HALFTIME: Anderson, 3-0. GOALS: SH—Dehner 2, Eibel. A—N/A. RECORDS: St. Henry 3-2-1, Anderson 0-2-2.
CAMPBELL COUNTY 2, HOLY CROSS 1 – Junior outside hitter Michael Dumaine scored twice in a six-minute span early in the second half for the Camels.
The match was scoreless when Dumaine put Campbell County on the board with 30:45 remaining in the second half, set up by a through ball by senior striker Grant Thomas.
Dumaine made it 2-0 when he scored off a corner from senior center midfielder Zach Schneider with 25 minutes left.
HALFTIME: 0-0. GOALS: CC—Dumaine 2. HC—Krumpelman. RECORDS: Campbell County 5-1, Holy Cross 1-7-1.
BOONE COUNTY 4, HIGHLANDS 2 – Junior forward Haven Borkowski scored the Rebels’ first goal, and he added another later in the half to help the Rebels jump out to a 4-0 halftime lead.
Borkowski, who has a team-best seven goals, also notched an assist in the win.
Junior midfielder Daniel Suarez scored Boone County’s second goal, and after Borkowski made it 3-0, junior forward Dane Thomas put the match out of reach by extending the Rebels’ lead to four.
HALFTIME: 4-0. GOALS: BC—Borkowski 2, Suarez, Thamann. H—Davis-Roberts, Garbig. RECORDS: Boone County 4-1-1, Highlands 2-3-1.
RYLE 2, DIXIE HEIGHTS 0 – A pair of sophomores – forward Matt Roe and midfielder Kareem El-Gusain – accounted for both of the Raiders’ goals.
Roe put Ryle ahead nine minutes into the first half off a cross from senior midfielder Aaron Hamrick.
With 11 minutes remaining in regulation, El-Gusain took a long feed down the right side of the field by senior defender Alex Weber, went 1-on-1 with the goalkeeper and deposited the ball in the net to ice the match.
Raiders junior goalkeeper Jagger Reno turned four shots aside to earn his second shutout of the season.
HALFTIME: 1-0. GOALS: R—Roe, El-Gusain. SHUTOUT: Reno (4 saves). RECORDS: Ryle 1-3-1, Dixie Heights 1-4.
SIMON KENTON 3, GRANT COUNTY 0 – Senior midfielder Cory Knaley scored twice – his third and fourth goals of the season – in the Pioneers’ win.
Junior Hunter Leanhart stopped two shots as he recorded his second straight shutout.
HALFTIME: 1-0. GOALS: SK—Knaley 2, Graham. SHUTOUT: Leanhart (2 saves). RECORDS: Simon Kenton 3-3, Grant County 3-1-1.
NEWPORT CENTRAL CATHOLIC 11, COOPER 2 – Senior forward Matt Tolle scored three goals and assisted on another to pace the Thoroughbreds.
Senior Gualt Nolan and junior Seth Freppon added a pair of goals each for NewCath, which is unbeaten in its last five matches. Senior center midfielder Ben Tierney chipped in with a goal and two assists.
HALFTIME: 6-0. GOALS: NCC—Tolle 3, Nolan 2, Freppon 2, Hensley, Tierney, Connolly, Anderson. C—Ross, O’Brien. RECORDS: NewCath 4-1-1, Cooper 1-5-1.
CONNER 5, VILLA MADONNA 0 – Sophomores center midfielder Charlie Wend and outside midfielder Taylor Wainscott scored twice each in the Cougars’ win.
Another sophomore – midfielder Jonathan Frommeyer – picked up three assists for Conner.
HALFTIME: 4-0. GOALS: C—Wend 2, Wainscott 2, own goal. SHUTOUT: Echeveste (1 save). RECORDS: Conner 2-3, Villa Madonna 0-4.
HOLMES 5, BEREA 2 – Senior midfielder Austin Gullett scored a goal in each half to pace the Bulldogs.
Senior Sergio Vancini and Jimmy Lemus and freshman Kerry Nolaskus also found the net for Holmes.
HALFTIME: 3-1. GOALS: H—Gullett 2, Vancini, Nolaskus, Ji. Lemus. B—Rose, Gallaway. RECORDS: Holmes 2-3, Berea 1-2.
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