By G. MICHAEL GRAHAM
Fort Thomas Matters Sports Reporter
The Newport Central Catholic Lady Breds soccer team (7-1-1) won the Ashland Tournament over the weekend for the second straight year.
NewCath started the tournament Saturday with a 2-1 win over the Spencer County Lady Bears. Loren Zimmerman and Michaela Ware scored the goals for the Lady Breds with Sam Bunzel and Mikayla Seibert tallying assists. This marked the 200th win for Head Coach Kevin Turnick.
NewCath then took down the Ashland Blazer Kittens, 6-0. Zimmerman had two goals with Ware, Seibert, Ansley Davenport and Allie Otten scoring one each. Bunzel recorded three assists and Chandler Cain had another.
The Lady Breds then beat the Russell Red Devils, 3-1 to win the tournament Sunday. Cain, Zimmerman and Seibert had goals. Bunzel had two assists and Taylor Tolle had the other.
NewCath faces county rival Bishop Brossart on Wednesday in the All “A” Section Tournament. The game takes place at Pendery Park at a time to be announced.
Woodford County 1, Highlands 0:
The Bluebirds dropped another 1-0 contest at Tower Park on Saturday.
Highlands (2-4-3) has scored 14 goals on the year, which is as many as the Bluebirds scored all last year. But Highlands has not scored in three games going 0-2-1 in that stretch.
Highlands faces Woodford County again Monday at 6 p.m. in the Lexington Catholic Cup. It is the first of three games.
Newport Central Catholic 2, Montgomery County 0:
The Thoroughbreds (7-2-1) won for the seventh time in nine games with a home win Saturday.
Gault Nolan and Patrick Louis scored the goals for the Thoroughbreds. Teammates Ben Tierney and Noah Connolly recorded assists.
NewCath goalkeeper Paul Grosser recorded six saves for the shutout. That marks the third shutout on the season for the Thoroughbreds.
NewCath takes on county rival Bishop Brossat in an All “A” Section match on Tuesday. Game time is 6 p.m. at Morscher Field.