Tates Creek girls win Soccer Spectacular

mmaloney@herald-leader.comAugust 24, 2013 

The reigning girls' state champions wrapped up a season-opening tournament with another title Saturday.

Tates Creek knocked off visiting Boyle County 6-2 in the finals of the Fayette County Soccer Spectacular.

Aaron Lankster led the assault with three goals, while Ally Poage had a goal and an assist.

Caitlin Baker and Meghan Paynter scored for Boyle (1-1-2).

Creek (4-0) outshot the Rebels 29-10 and had a 7-3 advantage in corner kicks.

Katherine Hein got the win in goal, stopping six shots.

The Commodores led 5-0 at halftime on a pair of Lankster goals and one each by Poage, Alex Tussey and Jordan Chlebowy.

Earlier in the day, Tates Creek blanked Bethlehem 10-0, while Boyle County tied Paul Laurence Dunbar 1-1.

Lankster, Poage and Mallory Eubanks scored two goals each for the Commodores. Tussey, Ashley Whaley, Bailey McNees and Kayela Caton also found the back of the net.

Tates Creek 6, Boyle Co. 2

Goals—TC: Alex Tussey, Aaron Lankster 3, Jordan Chlebowy, Ally Poage,

Goalkeepers—TC: Katherine Hein; BC: Keeley Naylor.

Records: Tates Creek 4-0; Boyle Co. 1-1-2.

All-tournament team

Kerrigan Moberly and Kristyn Murphy, Madison Southern; Lindsay Elsen and Grace Whalen, Henry Clay; Morgan Tallio and Rachel Masterson, Paul Laurence Dunbar; Erika Laws and Averi Faulk, South Oldham; Margaret Kelly and Rachel Roberts, Lafayette; Meghan Paynter, Madelyn LaFavers and Kelli Padgett, Boyle County; and Aaron Lankster, Jordan Chlebowy, Ashley Whaley and Abby Van Bussum, Tates Creek.

Mark Maloney: (859) 231-3229. Twitter: @markmaloneyhl. Blog: markmaloney.bloginky.com.

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