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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Tuesday Sports Briefs

Allen Ramsey Photo. Highlands junior Noah Sellers (7) and teammates battle Covington Catholic Parker Kenney for the ball in Tuesday's game at Tower Park. The Bluebirds won 2-0.
Fort Thomas Matters Sports Reporter

The Highlands Bluebirds soccer team recorded a huge 2-0 victory over the Covington Catholic Colonels on Tuesday.

The Bluebirds (2-6-4) recorded their fourth straight shutout in the process. They scored just their seventh and eighth goals on the season and have allowed just 20. Juniors Noah Sellers and Ben Schweitzer scored the goals for Highlands. Senior goalkeeper Nick Breslin had another outstanding game with nine saves.

Highlands does not play again until Saturday. Covington Holmes comes to Fort Thomas for a 6 p.m. contest.

Soccer, Boys:
Newport Central Catholic 9, Covington Holmes 1:

The Thoroughbreds (6-4-3) snapped their six-game winless streak with a convincing victory on the road.

Jacob Hensley led the way for NewCath with a hat trick of three goals. Jeremy Bricking, Jack Kremer, Seth Freppon, Patrick Louis, Andrew Liles and Noah Connolly scored the other goals for NewCath.

NewCath takes on Bishop Brossart in the All “A” sectional round at 5 p.m. Wednesday. The Mustangs beat the Throughbreds, 2-1 in that round on their way to the All “A” state championship last year.

Beechwood 3, Highlands 1:

The Ladybirds (6-9) dropped the road contest.

Jessica Ginter again led Highlands with 14 kills. Teammate Kaitlin Hall had 11 kills, 10 digs and 24 assists.

Highlands plays again on Sept. 23 against Lloyd Memorial. Game time is 7:30 p.m.

Newport Central Catholic 2, Lloyd Memorial 0:

The Thoroughbreds (7-8) handled the hosts, 2-0 (25-8, 25-6).

Freshman setter Mikah Freppon led the way with 21 assists. Rachel McDonald followed with seven kills and five aces. Keyaira Lankheit added five kills and Amanda Ruwe had 11 digs.

NewCath takes on St. Henry on Thursday. Game time is 7:30 p.m.

Soccer, Girls:
Louisville Assumption 4, Highlands 0:

The Ladybirds (3-7) dropped the opening contest of the Lexington Catholic Cup.

Highlands takes on Louisville DuPont Manual on Wednesday back at LexCath. Game time is 8 p.m.

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