The George Rogers Clark girls soccer team held Lexington Christian scoreless for one half, but couldn’t pull off the same feat in the second frame.
The Lady Eagles scored four times in the second half and defeated the Lady Cardinals 4-1 in the iHigh Soccer Frenzy at Lafayette Thursday night.
Christian (1-1) scored all of its goals in a 15-minute span in the second half, while Clark avoided the shutout when Hayley Thornberry connected on a score at 71:15.
Cathryn Baker collected four saves in goal for Clark.
Clark concludes play in the tournament at 2 p.m. Saturday against Tates Creek.
The Lady Commodores defeated host Lafayette 9-0 in the second game of a doubleheader Thursday night in Lexington.
The George Rogers Clark volleyball team dropped a 3-0 loss to Scott Thursday night in Covington.
The Lady Cardinals (1-2) lost the first set 25-20, followed by a 25-18 setback in the second set.
The Lady Eagles completed the sweep with a 25-22 victory in the final set.
“They are a very experienced, good team, who threw a lot of stuff at us,” Clark coach Robyn Curry said. “It will only make us a better team to be able to play a team like Scott. I was pleased with our ability to hang in there with them and be competitive. You don’t improve playing teams you can easily beat. We have played three strong teams to open our season, and I am pleased so far with our play. After last night, we have a better understanding as coaches and players what we need to improve on and what better competition brings to the game.”
Carrie Irvin had 11 assists, Darion Marzetti and Sandra Skinner combined for six blocks, while Skinner and Kyndal Curry combined for seven kills. Amy Kao and Maddie Hamlin had 10 passes each.
Clark, which has played its first three games on the road, takes on Harrison¿County in its home opener at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Norton Gym.
The George Rogers Clark boys golf team defeated Madison Southern and Estill¿County in a tri-match
Thursday at Battlefield Golf Course.
Clark, led by Hunter Rowe, fired a 36, followed by Estill with a 159 and Southern with a 183.
Jett Clarke followed with a 39, while Matthew and Jacob Omohundro each had a 40.
Clark’s top two golfers, Blake Cartwright and Ross Todd, got the “day off,” but will compete in the Madison¿County Invitational this weekend in Richmond.
“I was very satisfied with my team’s scores,” Clark coach Kevin Cope said. “Hunter played really well for us today. He was able to make a few good putts to shoot an even par round. I am glad that we were able to go down there and get the win with our top two guys out. Some of the guys that usually don’t get to play a lot were able to step up and shoot really good rounds for us.”