Cougars continue winning; still unscored upon
SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — Jefferson’s fourth game of the boys soccer season ended the same as the first three — the Cougars had blanked another opponent and had posted a 2-0 win over visiting St. Maria Goretti.
The 4-0-0 Cougars had Jack Barratt score one of their goals on a penalty kick. Brett Stuart had the other goal to increase the short lead.
In its four games to date, the Cougars’ defense has not allowed any goals.
In an earlier game last week, the Cougars pummeled visiting Spring Mills, 10-0, to get their third win without a loss in the early going.
Jefferson got everybody involved, including a number of reserves, and had eight different players score at least one goal.
The Cardinals were 0-2-0 with the loss.
Hester, Pifer score well
CHARLES TOWN — Washington evened its girls soccer record at 3-3-0 with a comfortable 9-1 win over visiting Berkeley Springs. The Patriots had three goals from Brianna Hester and a pair of goals from Brogan Pifer. Scoring one goal each were Callista Clairmont, Atley Fortney, McKenzie Turner and Kylie Nelson.
Getting assists were Haelly Ramirez, Kayleigh Pierce, Pifer and Hester.
Jefferson opens with volleyball success
SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — After losing the first game to visiting St. Maria Goretti, the Jefferson volleyball team reversed the trend to win the next three games and open the schedule with a 3-1 win over the Lady Gaels.
The four game scores were 22-25, 25-20, 25-18 and 25-17.
Mallory Jackson had 19 digs, eight kills and six aces. Kenzie Chrisman had eight kills and Kaitlyn Boyd had six aces. Zoey Dagg was credited with 32 assists and Maddy Nace had 15 assists.
Drew Holderby had nine digs and five aces, Abbey Eich had seven kills and Liz Davis had eight digs and seven kills for the Lady Gaels.
Lady Cougars stop Cardinals
SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — A total of five second-half goals led Jefferson’s girls soccer team to a 7-2 win over visiting Spring Mills last Tuesday.
Jefferson improved its early-season record to 3-0-1 while the Lady Cardinals had a mark of 1-2-0.
Becca Colbert had three of Jefferson’s second-half goals. She had scored a goal in the first half as well.
Kat Hussion posted a pair of second-half goals for the Lady Cougars.
Jefferson held only a 2-1 lead at halftime.
Jessica Shakespere was credited with several assists for Jefferson.
Thomas gains honors
Freshman linebacker Octavius Thomas (Myrtle Beach, S.C./Myrtle Beach) of the Shepherd University football team has been named Mountain East Conference Defensive Player of the Week as announced by the league office today.