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Friday, September 5, 2014

Thursday Sports Briefs

Allen Ramsey Photo. Highlands' Kaitlin Hall (back) and Maria Hockney record a block in Thursday's game at Bishop Brossart.
Fort Thomas Matters Sports Reporter

The Highlands Ladybirds soccer team had not played in 10 days.

But it did not matter Thursday. Highlands (2-3) snapped a three-game losing streak with a convincing 5-0 win at Simon Kenton.

Highlands plays host to South Oldham on Saturday. Game time is 7 p.m.

Bishop Brossart 3, Highlands 2:

The Ladybirds (3-4) saw their three-game winning streak snapped in Alexandria.

Highlands dropped the first two sets by consecutive 25-22 scores before winning the next two 25-20, 25-15. But the Lady Mustangs claimed the fifth one, 15-9.

The Ladybirds take on Oldham County in the September Slam at Scott on Saturday. Game time is 10 a.m.

Newport Central Catholic 3, Newport 2:

The Thoroughbreds (3-4) won their second in a row and improved to 2-0 in 36th District play with a convincing 25-6, 25-10, 25-8 win on the road.

Keyaira Lankheit led NewCath with five kills and Olivia Owens had seven aces. Freshman setter Mikah Freppon had 19 assists, five kills and eight aces for the Thoroughbreds.

NewCath travels to Scott on Wednesday. Game time is 7:30 p.m.

Soccer, Boys:
Newport Central Catholic 1, Ryle 1:

The Thoroughbreds (5-1-3) tied a Boone County opponent for the second straight game in another defensive struggle.

Andrew Liles recorded NewCath’s lone goal. Senior Thoroughbred goalkeeper Paul Grosser had three saves.

NewCath takes on Cooper on Saturday at home. Game time is 3 p.m.

Cooper 1, Highlands 0:

The injury-riddled Bluebirds (0-5-2) remained winless in the road 9th Region loss.

Highlands has been shut out four times this year. Nick Breslin had another big game for Highlands with six saves at goalkeeper.

The Bluebirds hit the road Saturday for a 10 a.m. contest at Montgomery County.

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