Sports Briefs: Scott Soccer Gives Cooper First Loss
Sports briefs from around Northern Kentucky by The River City News's Bryan Burke:
- --Thomas More women soccer lost their first game of the season at Ohio Northern, 1-0. The Saints were ranked eighth in the country before the defeat and are now 8-1 on the year. They try to bounce back today as they host Transylvania at 4pm.
--Northern Kentucky University men's team lost their first home game of the season to Western Illinois over the weekend, 2-0. Both goals against them were scored on penalty kicks. The Norse season has not gone as hoped thus far as they are now 2-4-3, but they hope things turn around when the begin conference play starting Saturday against Lipscomb.
--NKU women kicked off their conference play against USC Upstate on Sunday, playing to a 1-1 draw. The lone Norse goal was scored by Aubrey Muench in the 52nd minute.
--Bishop Brossart boys lost in the championship game of the All “A” Classic state cup to Louisville Collegiate, 1-0. Prior to the defeat, Brossart defeated Murray 4-0, and Lexington Christian 1-0 in the mid-season state tournament. They travel to Campbell County to take on the Camels on Saturday.
--The Scott boys team took down undefeated Cooper 2-0 on Saturday. Cooper had won all 12 of their matches before the defeat to the Eagles. Scott is now 9-1 on the year with their only loss coming to Brossart in overtime. They play at Simon Kenton tonight at 7:30.
--Campbell County girls are dominating their district after demolishing Grant County 6-0 last Wednesday. The Camels are 6-1-1 in conference play and 11-3-1 overall. They host Simon Kenton tonight at 7pm.
--Scott is now 15-2 in the month of September after beating Cooper and Campbell County last week. The Eagles are 18-4 overall and have two more matches this month, one against Calvary Christian today and the other against Highlands tomorrow.
--Ludlow has bounced back nicely after losing three in a row, by pulling three straight wins, most recently over Holmes on Wednesday. The Panthers have improved their record to 13-5 and will play Dayton on Tuesday.
--NKU golfer Kennedy Windlan is tied for 12th and leads the NKU women's golf team at the Christ Banister Golf Classic in Glencoe, Alabama. Windlan shot a five-over 77 and is only four strokes off the lead. Play resumed Monday morning.
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