This week in soccer

Paintsville’s Seth Williams goes up for a header Tuesday night against Belfry. The Tigers fell to the Pirates, 4-2. Paintsville’s record is 4-5-1 on the season.

BELFRY — The Paintsville Tigers and Lady Tigers made the trip out to Belfry Tuesday night, but both teams fell in the double-header. 

On the boys side, the Tigers lost 4-2 thanks in part to Belfry pulling away in the second half scoring three of their four goals. 

In girls’ action, the Lady Pirates shutout the Lady Tigers 3-0.

Johnson Central’s boys picked up a 3-1 win over Morgan County Wednesday evening, while the Lady Golden Eagles knocked off Prestonsburg 2-1 and Rowan County 5-2 this week.


Belfry 4,

Paintsville 2

Seth Trader and Ethan Mills had one goal each in the loss for the Tigers.

Dennis Freeman lead the charge for the Pirates scoring twice. Ian Stalled and Christian Long recorded one goal each to round out the scoring for the Pirates.

Paintsville’s goal keeper Sam Smith managed to contain the Pirates with 10 saves in the game.

Paintsville had multiple looks at the goal, making 13 shots overall in the game. 

Belfry’s goal keeper, Colby Mullens, recorded seven saves.

Paintsville is now 4-6 on the season. Their most recent win came last Thursday on the road at Sheldon Clark.

The Tigers will be traveling to Hazard on Monday, Sept. 24th, at 6:30 p.m. Paintsville will host Perry Central at 8:00 p.m. Tuesday night.

Johnson Central’s boys traveled to Morgan County Wednesday night to take on the Cougars. The trip resulted in a 3-1 win just two day after a tough loss to Sheldon Clark. 

The Golden Eagles are now 5-6-1 for the season, and will travel to Prestonsburg Monday, Sept 24th at 6:30 PM. Johnson Central looks to knockoff the Blackcats who have yet to lose a game this season but have tied three times.


Belfry 3,

Paintsville 0

The Lady Tigers are now 2-6-1 after suffering a 3-0 shutout by the hands of the Lady Pirates. Belfry’s Kylie Gollihue was responsible for two of the three points, with one of Belfry’s scores coming from an own goal by Paintsville. Golihue also had one assist. Hope Auxier had a strong game at goal keeper despite the score, recording 29 saves as goal keeper.

Johnson Central

The Lady Eagles perfect season has continued after two road games this week that included one of their toughest challenges yet. Lauren Johnson’s fantastic season continued at Prestonsburg, recording two goals in the 2-1 victory over the Blackcats. Alyssa Pack managed to only let one goal in, while containing seven would-be goals. 

The Lady Eagles faced Rowan County Thursday night and for only the second time this season, a team scored more than one goal on the Lady Eagles. Johnson Central came home with the win, 5-2 over the Vikings putting the Lady Eagles record at 14-0-1. 

The Lady Eagles are scheduled to play Russell at home Tuesday, Sept 25th at 6:00 p.m.

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