By John Lachmann
Notre Dame and Campbell County entered Monday with just two losses each this season.
So appropriately, neither team suffered a defeat when the teams met in Alexandria as they played to a 0-0 tie.
Junior Bryanna Schroers stopped 11 shots to earn the shutout for the Camels, her ninth of the season and her seventh in Campbell County’s last 10 matches.
Schroers dove right to deny a potentially game-winning shot with two minutes remaining in the second half on a break from midfield.
Junior Courtney Hansel and sophomore Maddy Kim teamed up for the Pandas’ shutout, the team’s 11th of the year.
HALFTIME: 0-0. SHUTOUTS: CC—Schroers (11 saves). ND—Hansel and Kim (1 save). RECORDS: Campbell County 12-2-2, Notre Dame 12-2-3.
RYLE 3, ST. HENRY 0 – A pair of freshman helped lead the Raiders to their seventh straight win, all of which have come by shutout.
Midfielder C. J. Grimes tallied a goal and an assist, and goalkeeper Allie Ast stopped seven shots for her second solo shutout of the season.
Senior forward Anavey Fangman opened the scoring seven minutes before halftime, and Grimes picked up the helper.
Grimes made it 2-0 in the 52nd minute, and senior midfielder Jill Davenport fed sophomore forward Emily Erdman for the clincher seven minutes later.
The Crusaders dropped their third straight match.
HALFTIME: 1-0. GOALS: R—Fangman, Grimes, Erdman. SHUTOUT: Ast (7 saves). RECORDS: Ryle 11-2-1, St. Henry 4-7-2.
NEWPORT CENTRAL CATHOLIC 2, HIGHLANDS 1 – Junior midfielder Loren Zimmerman’s goal with six minutes left in the first half gave the Thoroughbreds the lead for good.
NewCath junior midfielder Michaela Ware scored in the first minute of the match off a feed from Zimmerman, but senior Ellie New knotted the score with 16 minutes remaining in the opening half.
Zimmerman scored the go-ahead goal on a header from 10 yards out on a pass from freshman forward Taylor Tolle.
HALFTIME: 2-1. GOALS: NCC—Ware, Zimmerman. H—New. RECORDS: NewCath 12-1-2, Highlands 4-6-3.
DIXIE HEIGHTS 6, BOONE COUNTY 2 – Sophomore midfielder Danielle Watt scored three times to pace the Colonels.
Watt’s first goal made it 3-1 late in the first half. Her other two markers came in the second half.
Senior striker Kylie Estes added a goal and an assist, and sophomore midfielder Madi Critcher picked up a pair of helpers in the Dixie Heights win.
HALFTIME: 3-2. GOALS: DH—Watt 3, Estes, Josselyn, Nemeroff. BC—Lehmkuhl, Black. RECORDS: Dixie Heights 7-5-1, Boone County 12-5-1.
SCOTT 2, COOPER 0 – Eagles junior Kristen Hedger turned five shots aside to earn her fifth shutout of the season.
Senior midfielder Jill Bunton opened the scoring, and senior striker Hannah Dixon extended the Scott lead to two.
HALFTIME: 2-0. GOALS: S—Buntin, Dixon. SHUTOUT: Hedger (5 saves). RECORDS: Scott 6-8-1, Cooper 3-10.
BROSSART 8, HOLY CROSS 0 – Junior forward Abby Anderson scored the first two goals of her career, and she set up another in the Mustangs’ win.
Senior midfielder Megan Dierig added three assists, and junior defender Jade Rauen also netted her first varsity goal for Brossart.
HALFTIME: 3-0. GOALS: B—Anderson 2, Goderwis, Ziegler, Verst, Boesch, Rauen, own goal. SHUTOUT: Futscher and Hundemer (3 saves). RECORDS: Brossart 11-3, Holy Cross 5-11-1.
CONNER 10, DAYTON 0 – Cougars sophomores forward Carly Noel and defender Jenna Brewer scored twice each.
Juniors midfielder Emma Bernesser and defender Camille Elliott added a goal and an assist as Conner extended its unbeaten streak to five matches (2-0-3).
HALFTIME: 8-0. GOALS: C—Noel 2, Brewer 2, Dages, Panella, VonLehman, Littrell, Bernesser, Elliott. SHUTOUT: Saalfeld (0 saves). RECORDS: Conner 4-8-3, Dayton 0-9-1.
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The Bluebirds are a victory away from a record seventh consecutive state title and a Kentucky best 23rd overall.
Senior guard Abby Owings went 4-for-4 from the foul line late in the fourth quarter to seal Simon Kenton’s win over Ryle.
Senior center Drew Burns racked up 20 points, including 10 in the second quarter, as Brossart edged Newport.
Senior forward/guard Vickie Stagge hit the winning basket on a backdoor cut with four seconds left in overtime as Lloyd edged Bellevue.
Freshman guard Sean McNeil scored 10 of his 13 points in the second half to help seal Cooper’s win over Walton-Verona.
Junior guard James Bolden led 12 Holmes players in scoring with 18 points as the Bulldogs pounded Newport in the teams’ season opener.
Sophomore guard Kylie Kramer hit a running layup with four seconds remaining to lift Campbell County.
Senior guard Abby Stadtmiler led all scorers with 23 points as Brossart beat Ryle, on the opening night of Kentucky high school basketball.
Simon Kenton scored 60 first-half points and reached the 100-point mark for just the second time this century as the Pioneers beat Holy Cross.
Highlands induced the running clock in the second quarter but saw its lead slip to seven before sealing another trip to the state championship.