Prestonsburg's Phil Cornett (1) takes possession of the ball as Belfry's Cade Watson (7) give chase during a match played at StoneCrest Soccer Complex on Sept. 19. Belfry won, 3-2. Looking on is Prestonsburg's Grant Justice.
Medical Leader | Photo By TEDDY PAYNTER

High School Soccer Roundup

By: 
Teddy Paynter

STONECREST – Belfry's Christian Long scored an unassisted goal in the 79th minute to lift the Pirates to a 3-2 win over Prestonsburg in a match that was completed in heavy fog at the StoneCrest Soccer Complex on Sept. 19.

 

Prestonsburg had tied the match at 2-all on Phil Cornett's goal in the 43rd minute off an assist by Grant Justice. Cornett's penalty kick goal in the seventh minute had put the Blackcats, now 4-9-0, up 1-0.

 

The Pirates, who moved to 7-3-0, knotted the match on Nick McNamee's goal in the 15th minute off an assist from Long. Noah McNamee's goal in the 39th minute had put Belfry up 2-1. Long assisted.

 

Belfry had 17 shots on goal and Prestonsburg 16. Both goalkeepers Dylan Brown for the Pirates and Dalton Trusty for the Blackcats had 11 saves each.

 

Pikeville………10

 

Shelby Valley…...0

 

PIKEVILLE – Pikeville had 10 different players score one goal each in a 10-0 win over Shelby Valley in a match played at Bob Amos Soccer Complex on Sept. 18.

 

Haseen Ahmad, Austin Ball, Cade Byers, Alex Chang, Jose Childers, Evan Hamilton, Tanner Hamilton, Noah Little, Tyler McKinney and Evan Swofford all scored as the Panthers moved to 7-2-2.

 

Scott, W.Va……4

 

Belfry………….2

 

MADISON, W.Va. – Scott's Matthew Ford scored off a corner kick from Grant Older in the 49th minute to put the Skyhawks ahead for good in a 4-2 win over Belfry in a match played on Sept. 16.

 

Belfry's Wilson Harris had scored on an unassisted goal in the 45th to pull the Pirates, now 6-3-0, even at 2-all.

 

Older capped the scoring for Scott with an unassisted goal in the 63rd minute.

 

Noah McNamee's unassisted goal in the 27th minute pulled the Pirates even at one following Bradley's Smith's unassisted goal two minutes early.

 

The Pirates took 16 shots on goal while the Skyhawks managed 27. Colby Mullins had eight saves for Belfry in the opening half and Dylan Brown finished in nine in the second.

 

Scott improved to 8-2-2.

 

All 'A' Sectional

 

Paintsville……….3

 

Bath County…….2

 

OWINGSVILLE – Paintsville scored a thrilling 3-2 win over Bath County in the 15/16th Region All "A" Sectional match played on Sept. 16.

 

Johnson Central…3

 

Russell…………..2

 

PAINTSVILLE – Johnson Central's Braden Kennard scored a pair of goals to lead the Golden Eagles to a 3-2 win over Russell in a match played at Eagle Field on Sept. 16.

 

Donovan Ward added one and Austin Dye had an assist as JC moved to 9-1-0.

 

North Laurel……6

 

Letcher Central…2

 

ERMINE – North Laurel's Madison Dagley scored two goals to power the Lady Jaguars to a 4-0 win over Letcher Central in a match played at Cougar Stadium on Sept. 16.

 

Meg Anderson and Lily Messer added one apiece as North Laurel improved to 10-2-0.

 

The Cougars dropped to 7-4-0.

 

Johnson Central..2

 

Pikeville………...0

 

PAINTSVILLE – Johnson Central goalkeeper Travis Caudill recorded his fifth shutout of the season as the Golden Eagles blanked Pikeville, 2-0, in a match played at Eagle Field on Sept. 14.

 

Bryce Rice and Donovan Ward scored one goal apiece and Austin Dye added an assist as the Golden Eagles moved to 8-1-0.

 

Pikeville fell to 6-1-2.

 

Prestonsburg….4

 

Pike Central……1

 

STONECREST – Prestonsburg standout Phil Cornett scored three goals and assisted on one other to lead the Blackcats to a 4-1 win over Pike County Central in a match played at StoneCrest Soccer Complex on Sept. 14

 

Goalkeeper Dalton Trusty allowed just a single goal as the Blackcats improved to 4-8-0.

 

Pike Central fell to 4-7-1.

 

Sheldon Clark….9

 

Tug Valley, W.Va..1

 

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. – Sheldon Clark's Josh Gauze scored four goals, assisted on two others, and Hunter McCoy added three to power the Cardinals to a 9-1 win over Tug Valley (W.Va.), 9-1, in a match played on Sept. 14.

 

Nathan Frey and Nick Maynard added one goal each as the Cardinals moved to 3-7-0.

 

Pikeville…….2

 

Belfry……….1

 

PIKEVILLE – Pikeville's Alex Chang scored an unassisted goal in the 70th minute of action to lift the Panthers to a 2-1 win over Belfry in a match played at Bob Amos Soccer Complex on Sept. 12.

 

Cade Byers had put the Panthers, now 6-1-2, ahead with the only goal of the first half. He scored unassisted in the 24th minute.

 

Belfry, which fell to 6-2-0, tied the match at 1-1 on Dylan Brown's unassisted goal in the 62nd minute.

 

The Pirates took 17 shots on goal while the Panthers managed 15. Isiah Roblee had 11 saves for Belfry and Haseen Ahmad totaled 10 for Pikeville.

 

Paintsville…..6

 

Sheldon Clark…0

 

BLACKLOG – Paintsville dominated from start to finish as the Tigers blanked Sheldon Clark, 6-0, in a match played at The Rock on Sept. 12.

 

Seth Williams scored a pair of goals while Henry Graden, Ethan Mills, Michael Prater and Seth Trador added one each.

 

Tiger goalkeeper Sam Smith recorded his second straight shutout and third this season as Paintsville improved to 7-5-0.

 

Johnson Central…3

 

Prestonsburg…….1

 

STONECREST – Johnson Central's Austin Dye, Braden Kennard and Donovan Ward scored one goal apiece as the Golden Eagles beat Prestonsburg, 3-1, in a match played at StoneCrest Soccer Complex on Sept. 11.

 

Goalkeeper Travis Caudill allowed just a single goal as Johnson Central improved to 7-1-0.

 

GIRLS

 

Prestonsburg……3

 

East Carter………2

 

GRAYSON – Prestonsburg's Elizabeth Burchett scored two goals and assisted on another to lead the Lady Blackcats to a 3-2 win over East Carter in a match played on Sept. 19.

 

Christian Mitchell added one goal as Prestonsburg moved to 8-2-2. Jillian Kidd had one assist.

 

Makenzie Burnett and Taylor Hall scored one goal each for the Lady Raiders, now 4-4-2.

 

Lawrence County…9

 

Belfry……………..0

 

LOUISA – Lawrence County built a five-goal lead at the break and cruised to a 9-0 win over Belfry in a match played on Sept. 19.

 

Scyler Bowens and Sarah Lycans scored two goals each as Lawrence County moved to 9-1-2.

 

Victoria Clevenger, Adysan Crum, Zayla Granillo, Kylie Maynard and Jordan Stepp added one goal each.

 

Goalkeeper Allyson More recorded her seventh shutout and third straight.

 

Johnson Central…4

 

Ashland Blazer…..0

 

PAINTSVILLE – Johnson Central's Bekah Preston scored a pair of goals to lead the Lady Eagles to a 4-0 win over Ashland Blazer in a match played at Eagle Field on Sept. 19.

 

Molly Davis and Konstance McCarty added one goal each as Johnson Central improved to 9-3-0.

 

Goalkeeper Alyssa Pack recorded the shutout.

 

Pikeville…………..3

 

Shelby Valley……..2

 

PIKEVILLE – Pikeville worked overtime to come away with a 3-2 win over Shelby Valley in a match played at Bob Amos Soccer Complex on Sept. 18.

 

Abby Branham scored both goals for the Lady Kats, now 2-12-0. Alyssa Newsom added an assist.

 

All 'A' Sectional

 

Paintsville………..5

 

Bath County……..2

 

OWINGSVILLE – Paintsville advanced in the 15/16th All "A" Sectional tournament with a 5-2 win over Bath County in a match played on Sept. 16.

 

Tori Nordin scored three goals and assisted on one other as the Lady Tigers moved to 9-2-1.

 

Alexia Shemaeizadeh added one goal and three assists while Haley Wells scored a single goal.

 

Ashland-Blazer…7

 

Belfry…………..2

 

GOODY – Ashland Blazer scored five straight goals after Belfry had taken an early lead to beat the Lady Pirates, 7-2, in a match played at Massey Energy Soccer Complex on Sept. 16.

 

Kyliee Gollihue's unassisted goal in the second minute of play put Belfry ahead 1-0.

 

The Lady Tomcats then tied it at 1-1 on Kaitlin McLain's unassisted goal six minutes later.

 

Erin Lincoln, Abby Huff, Lincoln and a goal off a Belfry player pushed the visitors up 5-1.

 

Robbi-Ann Brewer scored off an assist from Gollihue in the 65th minute for Belfry's only other goal.

 

Huff and Lincoln added goals to close out the scoring.

 

Ashland had 30 shots on goal and the Lady Pirates managed just six. Shaye Smothers finished with 16 saves in the loss.

 

Johnson Central…6

 

Corbin…………..1

 

CORBIN – Johnson Central's Bekah Preston scored three goals to power the Lady Eagles to a 6-1 win over Corbin in a match played on Sept. 16.

 

Molly Davis added two goals and assisted on one other as Johnson Central improved to 8-3-0.

 

Konstance McCarty collected a goal and Lauren Johnson added an assist.

 

Goalkeeper Alyssa Pack allowed just a single goal to Corbin's Abby Baker.

 

North Laurel…..4

 

Letcher Central…0

 

LONDON – North Laurel's Madison Dagley scored a pair of goals to lead the Lady Jaguars to a 4-0 win over Letcher County Central in a match played on Sept. 16.

 

Meg Anderson and Lily Messer added one goal each in dropping the Lady Cougars to 7-4-0.

 

Lawrence County…10

 

Shelby Valley………0

 

LOUISA – Lawrence County's Victoria Clevenger scored six goals to lead the Lady Bulldogs to a 10-0 win over Shelby Valley in a match played on Sept. 16.

 

Sarah Lycans, Kylie Maynard, Ellie Webb and Emily Webb added one each as Lawrence County improved to 8-1-2.

 

Goalkeeper Allyson Moore recorded her sixth shutout.

 

Russell……..5

 

Johnson Central…4

 

RUSSELL – Johnson Central's Molly Davis scored two goals and assisted on two others but it wasn't enough as the Lady Eagles fell 5-4 in a match played at Russell on Sept. 14.

 

Lauren Johnson and Bekah Preston added one goal each and Preston had two assists as Johnson Central fell to 7-3-0.

 

Prestonsburg…….10

 

Sheldon Clark…….0

 

BLACKLOG – Prestonsburg's Elizabeth Burchett scored four goals and assisted on one other to lead the Lady Blackcats to a 10-0 win over Sheldon Clark in a match played at The Rock on Sept. 14.

 

Jillian Kidd added three goals and Makayla Ousley scored two as Prestonsburg improved to 7-2-2. Annabelle Trusty had one goal.

 

Goalkeeper Hannah Stratton recorded her seventh shutout.

 

Lawrence County…10

 

Pikeville………….0

 

PIKEVILLE – Lawrence County's Victoria Clevenger and Zayla Granillo scored two goals apiece as the Lady Bulldogs cruised to a 10-0 win over Pikeville in a match played at Bob Amos Soccer Complex on Sept. 14.

 

Ashley Bell, Scyler Bowens, Kelly Davis, Sarah Lycans, Kylie Maynard and Ellie Webb added one goal each as Lawrence County improved to 7-1-2.

 

Goalkeeper Allyson Moore recorded her fifth shutout this season.

 

Pikeville dropped to 5-5-0.

 

Pikeville……..5

 

Belfry………..2

 

PIKEVILLE – Pikeville pulled away in the second half to beat Belfry, 5-2, in a match played at Bob Amos Soccer Complex on Sept. 12.

 

Camryn Slone scored four goals, including an unassisted goal in the 70th minute of play to become Pikeville's all-time leading scorer with her 85th at the time.

 

Slone opened the scoring on a penalty kick in the eighth minute before Belfry's Robbi-Ann Brewer's unassisted goal tied the match at 1-1 in the 30th minute.

 

Alexis Stanley scored off an assist by Elizabeth Staggs in the 37th minute to put Pikeville ahead for good.

 

Slone added a goal off an assist from Sydney Williamson in the 73rd minute and then scored an unassisted goal in the 79th minute to cap the scoring.

 

Pikeville had 23 shots on goal. Belfry's Shaye Smothers had 13 saves in 73 minutes while Kenzie Maynard added three.

 

Belfry took 10 shots on goal and Pikeville's Madison Thacker stopped eight.

 

Johnson Central….5

 

Prestonsburg……....0

 

STONECREST – Johnson Central goalkeeper Alyssa Pack recorded her second straight shutout as the Lady Eagles beat Prestonsburg, 5-0, in a match played at Eagle Field on Sept. 12.

 

Molly Davis and Lauren Johnson scored two goals apiece and Cleo Wells added one as Prestonsburg moved to 7-2-0. Davis added two assists and Wells one.

 

Letcher Central….3

 

Shelby Valley……2

 

ERMINE – Letcher Central held on down the stretch to escape with a 3-2 win over Shelby Valley in a match played at Cougar Stadium on Sept. 12.

 

Abby Branham and Kayla Newsom scored one goal apiece for the Lady Kats, who fell to 2-10-0.