• Bill Caine, Woodford Sun Sports Editor

Lady Jackets drop a pair of home games

The Woodford County High School girls' soccer team lost 2-0 to Franklin County in the pouring rain Saturday, Sept. 22. Both sides entered the game undefeated in the district. The loss was the sixth time this season that the Lady Jackets have been shutout. The Lady Flyers scored early in the first half to take the lead. Franklin County kept the Jackets from getting junior sharpshooter Mackenzie Tucker any decent looks in the first half. In the second half, the Lady Jackets increased their pressure on the Lady Flyers and created chances, but the Lady Flyers withstood the charge and kept the Jackets scoreless throughout the game. Franklin County added a goal late to take the 2-0 lead and seal the victory. Lady Jackets lose to Harrison County, 2-0 The Lady Jackets lost 2-0 to Harrison County Wednesday, Sept. 19 at Community Stadium. Woodford struggled to create any offense against an aggressive Fillies' defense. The game was scoreless in the first half, but the Fillies scored quickly in the second half and took control of the match. Harrison County added its second goal with 17 minutes to play. "We had a specific game plan coming into this game, and we failed to execute it," said WCHS Coach Sara Thornton. "We have to be more self-disciplined. We changed formation with three minutes left in the half, and although it helped, we still weren't able to overcome our mistakes from earlier."

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