The George Rogers Clark boys soccer team scored a season-high nine goals in a shutout of Fleming County Saturday night at the Cardinal Soccer Complex.
The win was the third of the year for the Cardinals, who have posted shutouts in two of those contests.
“It was great to score goals,” Clark coach Ian Collins said. “We have to keep moving forward.”
Logan Blankenship paced the Cardinals with three goals. Blankenship, who had four shots on goal, scored at 6:30, 38:55 and 49:10.
Ryan McKinney followed Blankenship with two goals. McKinney had three shots on goal, connected on scores at 55:46 and 65:00.
Irvin Juarez (1:30), Andrew Walker 951:00), Josh Embry (53:58) and Kyle McCoy (38:10) each had goal for the hosts.
Embry had a pair of assists, while Parker Benson, Juarez and Walker had one assist each.
Embry, Frankie Kao and Wilson Martin had two shots each on goal, while Juarez had four shots on goal and McKinney had three scoring attempts.
Clark goal keeper Conner Blankenship had one save for Clark.
Next game: Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. at Harrison County.
Golf: Boys third at Marion County
The George Rogers Clark boys golf team placed third in the Marion County Invitational Saturday at Rosewood Golf Course in Lebanon.
Clark finished with 332, while Louisville Pleasure Ridge Park captured the one-day event with a 317, followed by Taylor County with a 326.
Ross Todd led Clark with a 77, followed by Blake Cartwright with an 81.
Jacob Omohundro shot an 84, followed by Jett¿Clarke with a 90 and Matthew Omohundro finish with a 91 to round out Clark’s scoring.
Volleyball: Lady Cards go 2-4 in tourney
The George Rogers Clark girls volleyball team dropped three games and won a pair in a tournament at Woodford County over the weekend.
In a pair of games played on Friday night, Clark fell to Boone County (25-10, 25-18) and Lexington¿Catholic (25-23 and 25-11).
On Saturday, Clark fell to East Carter (12-25, 15-11 and 25-19). Coach Robyn Curry’s squad concluded play in the tournament with wins over Henry County (25-13 and 25-15) and Bryan Station (25-17 and 25-16). Clark also lost to West Jessamine 25-21 and 25-19 Saturday.
"Considering our lack of experience and our young players, I was pleased with my team's showing on Saturday," Clark coach Robyn Curry said. "It is tough to go up against teams who have more experience and lots of girls who play just one sport so they can get the club experiernce, but we grew as a team this weekend and made us aware of what we need to improve on."
Boone County: Sandra Skinner 2 kills; Darion Marzetti 2 kills; Kyndal Curry 2 aces; Skinner 2 blocks. Carrie Irvin 17 good sets and 6 set assists.
Lexington Catholic: Maddie Hamlin 1 ace; Sandra Skinner 2 blocks; Carrie Irvin 26 good sets and 10 set assists; Sandra Skinner 6 kills; Kyndal Curry 4 kills; Maddie Hamlin 3 kills and Amy Kao 13 good serve receive passes 5 errors.
West Jessamine: Sandra Skinner 3 blocks; Carrie Irvin 24 good sets 1 error 10 set assists and Amy Kao 9 good digs 6 errors.
East Carter: Carrie Irvin 48 good sets 1 error and 17 set assists; Amy Kao 13 good digs 2 errors; Kaylee Raymer 6 good digs and 3 errors; Sandra Skinner 3 blocks and Darion Marzetti 2 blocks.
Henry County: Kyndal Curry 2 aces, Carrie Irvin 5 aces, Sandra Skinner 3 blocks, Carrie Irvin 16 good sets 14 set assists, Amy Kao 15 good digs 6 errors, Sandra Skinner 10 kills Darion Marzetti 3 kills and Sydney Wright 3 kills.
Bryan Station: Carrie Irvin 32 good sets 2 errors and 23 set assists; Amy Kao 11 good digs and 3 errors; Kyndal Curry 2 aces; Darion Marzetti 1 block; Maddie Hamlin 9 kills; Sandra Skinner 10 kills; Sydney Wright 4 kills; Kyndal Curry 3 kills; Amy Kao 28 good digs and 12 errors; Kaylee raymer 8 good 2 errors.
Cross Country: Kerber paces Lady Cards
The George Rogers Clark boys and girls cross country teams competed in the Mason County Invitational Saturday, with the boys team placing fifth and the girls sixth in a field of 26 schools.
Cora Kerber paced the girls team with a finish of 20:52 and finished fifth. Lydia Gapp was 22nd with a personal best finish of 21:55.
“This has been a goal of mine for a year and a half,” Gapp said. “I was pleased that I finally met my goal.”
Alyssa Gaunce and Genna Petrey were the team’s third and fourth finishers, posting times of 23:37 and 23:38 respectively. Rounding out Clark’s top five was Destiny Hembree, who completed the course in 25:57. Also running were Heidi Geittmann (26:26), Emma Mork (27:24), Callie Miller (27:59) and Madison Henry (28:33).
In the boys team competition, Grayson Brookshire placed fifth with a time of 17:16. Ben Petrey was Clark’s second finisher, with a 18:11.
Seniors Cody Cox and Brandon Bailey ran in 19:02 and 19:11, respectively.
James Banks completed the race in 19:25. Also competing were Alan Barnett (19:59), Aaron Barnett (20:10), Josh Boldt (21:03), J.J. Johnson (21:38), Aaron Dieck (23:25) Sam Tiller (23:34), Randy Morris (23:53) and John Dixon (25:35).
The team recorded nine personal best times in the event.
“Everyone had worked hard at practice and this has shown at our meets,” Cox, the team’s captain said. “At both of our first two meets, we have had multiple personal best times.”