The Caldwell County Tigers and Crittenden County Rockets will see each other a lot in the coming days, including a football matchup on Friday night, but Monday night's soccer contest between the Lady Tigers and the Lady Rockets was one satisfying appetizer.
The Lady Tigers (5-4) looked to get back over the waters of .500 and keep Crittenden County (0-6) winless in the 2019 season, and did so convincingly at Butler Stadium in a 5-0 win Monday, capping off their second straight after last Thursday's road win at St. Mary.
Kaylee McEnaney scored two goals, including the only one of the first half, and Lucy Goffinet dazzled with three goals in the second half, earning her hat trick in a short amount of time.
Caldwell County would see 33 shots on goal in their five scores, and eight corner kicks, while goalie Karsyn Parker was hardly challenged in the net with two keeper saves.
McEnaney had two assists, and Hannah Young had an assist with Kendall Boyd.
Goffinet and McEnaney have eight goals apiece through nine games after combining for 25 goals total in 2018 (21 from McEnaney and four from Goffinet).
Goffinet took eight shots on goal, while Kendall Boyd took nine.
Abbey Hagan would also see some offensive looks for the Lady Tigers, who controlled the match the entire second half after just a 1-0 halftime lead.
The Lady Rockets were held to just one shot attempt, while keeper Alexandra Geary contributed seven saves. It was the beginning of an extremely busy week for the Lady Tigers, who host All-A Region 2 champion University Heights on Tuesday at Butler Stadium before playing their third straight home match on Thursday against Hopkinsville.
The Lady Tigers will also remain at home next week when they host Hopkins County Central next Tuesday and Logan County next Thursday before heading to the Christian County Colonels Showcase for a few games a week from Saturday.
Lyons, Lady Lyons in soccer action Monday night
The Lyon County Lady Lyons (5-5) were also in action Monday at Christian County, falling 5-4 in a close contest to drop to .500 on the season at the Stadium of Champions in Hopkinsville.
Rose Smith scored two of the four goals, with Christa Cummins scoring two goals on PKs. Emily Smith dished out an assist to Rose Smith and goalie Abby Smith collected 10 keeper saves.
Monday's loss was the third straight for the Lady Lyons since a big upset win over Webster County on August 27.
Lyon County returned to action for the first time in nearly a week, resting up after playing their ninth game of the season already in a 9-0 All-A Tournament loss to eventual Region Champion University Heights Academy. The Lady Lyons hit the ground running again with three more games this week, including a home match Tuesday with Crittenden County and a road trip to Trigg County on Thursday.
The Lyon County Lyons fell to Trigg County 5-1 in a hard-fought battle on Monday night at Lee S. Jones Park in Eddyville.
Lyon County scored the first goal of the game from Levi Willis in the 11th, but Trigg County (8-1) came away with the tying goal two minutes later, and went on to score the final five as Will Jolly finished with a hat trick for Trigg County.
The Wildcats led at halftime 3-1.
The Lyons (2-7-1) traveled to Webster County Tuesday night at 7 p.m. before a highly-anticipated All-A Tournament rematch with Caldwell County Thursday in Eddyville.
Lyon County gets a rematch with Trigg County next Tuesday on the road.