The Franklin County Flyers traveled to Oldham County Tuesday night for their last regular season road game. The Flyers fell 5-1 to the Colonels.
The Colonels offense went on the attack early and sophomore Clayton Wirth put one in the back of the net less than three minutes into the half. Ten minutes later, the Colonels added another goal, which was almost identical to the first one they scored. Wirth scored again at the 13:14 mark to give the Colonels the 3-0 lead at the half.
The Flyers faced the same aggressive offense from the Colonels to start the second half as they saw in the first.
Sophomore Josh Thomas received a pass and outran the Flyers defense for the goal with 32:08 remaining in the game. The Flyers offense was able to get their first goal of the night when junior Logan Goodwin chipped the ball into the net on an assist from sophomore Seiver Tandy at the 15:59 mark.
The Colonels offense quickly scored again when senior Jacob McMurry got past the goalie for an uncontested shot.
The FCHS Flyers (4-13) play Harrison County tonight in their last regular season home game. The Flyers’ eight seniors will be honored between the junior varsity and varsity games — Danny Branham, Ryan Cheek, Austin Fields, Nathan Hale, Cameron Paige, Bryce Prothero, Zach Salmons and Matthew Smith.
JV: Oldham Co. 6, FCHS 1
The Franklin County Flyers junior varsity team played the Oldham County Colonels Tuesday night on the road. The Flyers fell 6-1 to Oldham County.
The Colonels scored their first goal of the game just 30 seconds into the half when their midfielder was able to put the ball back into the goal after a hard shot bounced off the cross bar. The Colonels scored again with 12:07 remaining in the half when a player was open on the back post after a ball was crossed from the opposite side of the field. The Colonels added one more goal before the half ended on a header after a corner kick.
The Colonels led 3-0 at halftime.
The Flyers held off the Colonels offense in the second half until the 20:50 mark when they scored off a corner kick. They added their fifth goal of the game a few minutes later. The Flyer offense was finally able to get on the scoreboard on a goal by sophomore Jonathan Medina with 12:58 remaining in the half. The Colonels added their last score a few minutes later.
The FCHS JV Flyers (3-6-3) play their last game of the season against Harrison County tonight at Sower Soccer Complex.