Lady Lyons upset early in regional tourney

Lyon County’s Leah Schroeder controls the ball against Hopkins Central. The Lady Lyons were shut out 2-0 by UHA in the regional tournament.

For only the second time this year, the Lady Lyons have been shut out. Both times the Lady Lyons were in a bid for the state title.

Back in August, UHA ousted the Lady Lyons 1-0 in the first round of the All-A Classic. This time, Hopkins County Central, who the Lady Lyons beat 7-3 earlier in the season, shutout Lyon County 2-0 in the first round of the 2nd Region tournament. After a remarkable and historic season, the Lady Lyons closed the season, 15-3-2.

Maddie Russell collected eight saves for the night with her season total of 235 saves, putting her 15th in the state for goalkeeper saves. Russell averaged 11.8 saves a game.