Photos by Greg Bird
The Lady Raiders are having their best season ever, already notching seven wins on the year.
McCreary Central pulled away to defeat host Wayne County 4-1 in a girls’ high school soccer game on Saturday.
Remaining in the win column, McCreary Central earned its fourth consecutive victory.
Wayne County absorbed its second straight loss.
Molly Phillips led McCreary Central to the win, scoring two goals for the Lady Raiders.
Accompanying Phillips in the McCreary Central scoring column, Kendall Smith scored one goal and Rylee King connected on a penalty shot.
McCreary Central Coach Jennifer Stogsdill was pleased with her team’s win.
“There was excellent passing and talking to each other,” Stogsdill said, following McCreary Central’s victory over Wayne County. “These are two things that we have been working on for two seasons and we finally saw and reaped the benefits of it Saturday. These ladies have come such a long way. I have been blessed to be their coach.”
Wayne County was limited offensively throughout the match. Gracie Chaplin scored Wayne County’s lone goal in the loss.
Three different Wayne County goalkeepers combined to allow four goals in the Lady Cardinals’ loss.
Familiar foes, McCreary Central and Wayne County are girls’ soccer rivals from neighboring districts.