Floyd U10 Girls edge Montgomery
Times Staff Report
PARIS - The FCKY U10 girls’ soccer team traveled to Paris this past Saturday to face the Montgomery County soccer club. The Floyd County squad prevailed, edging host Montgomery County unit 3-2.
FCKY got on the scoreboard first with a goal from Beth Burchett at the 2:08 minute mark of the first half. Makayla Ousley got the second goal of the game at the 3:56 mark to make it 2-0 in FCKY’s favor.
MCFC scored its first goal of the game at the 22:42 minute mark of the first half to set the halftime score at 2-1 with FCKY out in front.
Hope Auxier recorded three saves for Floyd County in the first half. MCFC, however, outshot the Floyd County team 5-2 in the first half.
The second half included a goal by each team with the first one being scored by MCFC at the 13:53 mark to tie the game at 2-2. Lauren Johnson was able to get out on a breakaway run but was fouled from behind in the box and Burchett converted the penalty kick at the 15:31 mark to set the final score.
Auxier had another stellar half as she was responsible for six saves to give her nine.
MCFC had seven shots to four for FCKY in the second half. The defense, led by Grace Trusty, Alison Campbell, Haley Shepherd and Jillian Kidd, enjoyed another superb outing. Midfielders Brittany Music and Konstance McCarty did an excellent job of controlling the ball for FCKY. The forwards, Beth Burchett, Makayla Ousley, Cleo Wells and Lauren Johnson, kept the pressure on MCFC’s defense the whole game.
The win moves FCKY’s Kentucky Select Soccer League record to 3-0-1. FCKY will be back in action this Saturday as it travels to Lexington to take on state power LFC.
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