Blackcats edge Powell County, 3-2

By Steve LeMaster -

STANTON – Prestonsburg edged host Powell County 3-2 in a boys’ high school soccer game on Thursday (Aug. 20).

With the win, Prestonsburg evened its record to 1-1.

Dean Andler and Nicholas Caudill led Prestonsburg’s scoring attack in the non-district match.

Dustin Blair and Phil Cornett added one goal apiece for the Blackcats in the victory.

Defensively, Prestonsburg goalkeeper Dalton Trusty limited Powell County to a pair of goals.

Chris Rankin and Bernardo Vasquez scored one goal apiece for Powell County in the loss.

Powell County goalkeeper Cody Williams allowed all three goals in the home game versus Prestonsburg.

Following the win over Powell County, Prestonsburg dropped a game to Perry County Central. More on the Prestonsburg-Perry County Central game follows.

Perry County Central 5, Prestonsburg 1: Four different Perry County Central players scored goals as the Commodores defeated host Prestonsburg 5-1 on Tuesday.

Prestonsburg slipped to 1-2 after suffering the loss.

Jacob Farris paced Perry County Central with two goals. Aiding the Perry County Central offensive effort, Travis Dunn, Chad Smith and Tate Wyrick added one goal apiece.

Zac Combs assisted on two of Perry County Central’s five goals. Another Perry County Central player, Cody Gayheart, contributed one assist.

Excelling defensively, Perry County Central goalkeeper James Blair limited Prestonsburg to one goal.

The Blackcats were hosting Shelby Valley on Thursday. Results from the Prestonsburg-Shelby Valley boys’ soccer game were unavailable at press time.

15th Region Boys’ Soccer Records

Pikeville (2-1)

Belfry (2-2)

Paintsville (1-1)

Prestonsburg (1-2)

Pike County Central (0-1)

Johnson Central (0-2)

Shelby Valley (0-3)

By Steve LeMaster

Steve LeMaster is the editor of The Floyd County Times. He can be reached at (606) 886-8506.

Steve LeMaster is the editor of The Floyd County Times. He can be reached at (606) 886-8506.

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