Ashland, Ky. — Lawrence Co. Middle school soccer hasn’t missed a beat this year and that was on full display Thursday evening in the Girls OVC Tournament first round as the Lady Dawgs shut out West Carter 6-0 to advance to the semifinals.
The Lady Bulldogs (11-1) jumped out fast as Casey Hovis scored off the assist from Brylee Blair, Maggie Johnson scored off the assist from Alyssa Howard for a 2-0 lead.
Howard scored off the assist from Emersyn Elliott, Maggie Johnson scored off the assist from Ashlynn Elliott, Johnson scored her second off the assist from Elliott, Howard scored another goal off the assist from Elliott to round out the scoring for the victors.
2019 LCMS Soccer Team
#2 Seed Lawrence Co. improved to 12-1 on the year with the only loss coming to Ashland 2-1 on April 16th.
The team has scored 68 goals this season while only giving up 7 goals.
3/19 Martin Co win 10-0
3/22 @ Boyd win 3-1
3/25 @ Johnson Central win 7-2
3/28 East Carter win 3-0
4/9 @ Martin Co win 6-0
4/11 Paintsville win 3-0
4/12 West Carter win 4-1
4/15 Johnson Central win 8-0
4/16 @ Ashland loss 1-2
4/17 @ Paintsville win 7-1
4/30 Ashland win 5-0
5/2 Greenup Co win 11-0
LCMS will play tonight at 7:30 and with a win, will play at 11:00 Saturday morning for the Championship.
LCMS Soccer Head Coach Heath Webb
“… From getting started in the gym way back in late January to now we have one thing on our mind and that is get back to the OVC Championship game and bring the trophy back to Louisa.”
“… We have one game left to get there and that’s tomorrow night against East Carter. We have played unbelievable soccer this season from start to finish with having lost one game in overtime to Ashland.”
“…I can’t say enough about the work ethic this team has and how they all get along so well. They are a great group of girls with a bright future on and off the field. I am more than proud to say I am their coach. Come out and support us for tomorrow night at 7:30 at Ashland Paul Blazer HS field as we look to advance to the championship game on Saturday!”