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JV, varsity Lady Lyons split at Trigg

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - Updated: 8:51 AM
BY JENNIFER HAINES Special to the Herald Ledger

The Lady Lyons picked up a win on the road to Trigg County on Saturday. While the varsity Lady Lyons struggled to fend off the Lady Wildcats, the junior varsity picked up a 4-1 win.

In the varsity game, the Lady Lyons failed to put any points on the board, but managed to hold the Lady Wildcats to a 2-0 victory. It wasn’t for lack of trying that the Lady Cats only slid two by Lyon goalie Makenzie Melton, as she intercepted 21 of 23 shot attempts.

Libby Red put the Lady Wildcats on the board in the first half with only minutes remaining, while Emily Noffsinger picked up the second Trigg County goal early on in the second half. For the Lyons, Kelsey Baize intercepted four shot attempts, while Savannah Putnam and Kate Gray each intercepted three apiece.

Caroline Hawkins took five shot attempts on Trigg County goalie Julia Rhone, with Nichole Spindler taking two shot attempts and Mia Meyers one. The Lady Lyons managed 11 steals total for the game with Mia Meyers leading with three.

In the junior varsity game the defensive line led by eighth grader Abbi Crawford and Freshman Kate Gray had a combined five steals to not only stop Lady Wildcat strikers from scoring, but also to give the Lady Lyons back possession of the ball, which was pivotal in the 4-1 win.

Lady Lyon goalie, Alexus Scott intercepted 5-of-6 shot attempts keeping the Lady Wildcats scoreless nearly the entire game. Lady Lyon striker, Alexis Pinnegar was the first to put the Lady Lyons on the board with an assist from Rose Smith, followed by Christa Cummins picking up a goal of her own. Smith had two assists total for the game.

Destiny Dycus, assisted by Christa Cummins, scored the Lady Lyons third goal of the first half to put the Lady Lyons up 3-1 just before half time. Dycus would assist Sophomore Mia Meyers in the second half for the Lady Lyons fourth and final goal of the game.

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