The George Rogers Clark girls soccer team gave Harrison County all it could handle before the Fillies escaped with a 3-2 triumph over the Lady Cardinals Wednesday night at the Cardinal Soccer Complex.
Harrison County rallied from a 2-0 deficit and scored the winning goal at 78:46.
Clark raced out to a 1-0 lead on Courtney White’s corner kick assist to teammate Catie Curren at 26:13. Harrison tied the score at 1-1 on a score by Haley Carr at the 55:59 mark, before Clark used a goal by White to make the score 2-1 at 61:33. Harrison County’s Taylor Frye tied the score at 2-2 at the 63:04 mark.
Both teams had nine shots on goal, while Clark goal keeper Cathryn Banker collected four saves for Clark.
In the junior varsity contest, Madisen Reddix and Bray Barnett each had two goals, with Hayley Stachon assisting on the first goal by Reddix.
Kyra Parido scored on a penalty kick, while Callie Miller also scored for Clark.
Next game: Saturday, 3 p.m. at Conner.
Lady Cards stay on a roll
The George Rogers Clark girls volleyball team notched its seventh consecutive victory Wednesday night with a 2-0 sweep of Deming at Norton Gymnasium.
Clark won the first game 25-23 and then completed the sweep with a 25-21 win on the final set.
Clark coach Robyn Curry praised her team’s perseverance after playing two games in two nights.
“It has been a tough week and it’s going to get tougher,” she said. “We played at Bracken (Tuesday) night, home tonight, home tomorrow and then (the) varsity (team) heads to the Woodford tourney Friday and Saturday. My girls just love to play the game. Even though we have had a tough travel schedule and tired, (they) were upset we only played Deming two games. I love their heart and dedication to this sport. I am very lucky and proud to coach such a great bunch of girls.”
The junior varsity and freshmen teams each have won seven games in a row and also defeated Deming on Wednesday night, setting the stage for the sweep by the varsity squad.
Kills — Sandra Skinner 9, Kyndal Curry 4, Maddie Hamlin 4, Darion Marzetti 2. Digs — Amy Kao 21 good passes, 5 errors Aces — Kyndal Curry 4, Sydney Wright 2, Hamlin 1, Marzetti 2. Blocks — Skinner 2, Wright 1. Set assists — Carrie Irvin 30 good sets, 2 errors and 11 assists.
Next game: Today, 7:30 p.m. vs. Mason County at Norton Gymnasium.