Local Sports Briefs


Boys Soccer
JV Flyers top Anderson 2-1
LAWRENCEBURG — The Franklin County Flyers boys junior varsity soccer team played its first game of the season Tuesday night traveling to Anderson County to take on the Bearcats. The Flyers won the game, 2-1.  
The Bearcats scored in the first five minutes of the game on a penalty kick after a handball in the box by one of the Flyers’ defenders.
But FCHS continued to attack the defense of Anderson County. With 19:57 remaining in the first half, sophomore Carson Chancellor tied the game for the Flyers, and the half ended with the score 1-1.
The Flyers opened the second half of the game as aggressive as they played the first half. With 29:40 remaining, freshman Austin Fields put the Flyers ahead after an assist from freshman Tanner Banta.
Freshman Mason Parritt was in the goal for the Flyers.
The FCHS JV Flyers (1-0) host Woodford County tonight at the Sower Soccer Complex.
Western Hills 1, Collins 0 (varsity)
Western Hills boys soccer team defeated Collins, 1-0, in the Mustang Classic at North Oldham High School Tuesday.
Austin McClease scored on a free kick from around 20 yards out for the game’s only score.

Archery competition is Saturday

The Kentucky Senior Games (50 and over) kick off with archery at 10 a.m. Saturday at Cove Spring Park.
Those interested in competing who haven’t registered yet may register Saturday. More information is available at http://kentuckyseniorgames.com.

Simon House scramble is Friday

The Simon Says: Swing Fore Simon House golf scramble is set for Friday at Juniper Hill Golf Course.
Each four-person team will play a scramble with an added Simon Says twist.
The cost per player is $65. For Juniper Hill members, the cost is $45. The registration fee includes lunch, a golf cart for the round and a goody bag.
Lunch will be at 11:30 a.m. and the shotgun start is at 1 p.m.
Proceeds from the event benefit the Simon House, a nonprofit transitional living facility for homeless adult women who are pregnant or have children.
For more information call 502-223-2138 or 502-330-2691.

3-D tourney is Aug. 30
The Midway College archery team is hosting a 3-D archery tournament Aug. 30 at Cove Spring Archery Park. The entrance to the Archery Park is located just off US 127-N on Peaks Mill Road (next to Peaks Mill School).
Registration will begin at 8 a.m. and run through 5 p.m. Scoring will be ASA at known distances.
Shooting classes will include Adult Men and Women Hunter/Open, Young Adult Men and Women Hunter/Open, NASP Elementary/Middle/High School, Adult Recurve and Youth Recurve.
The entry fee is $10 for collegiate/youth divisions and $25 for adult divisions.
The tournament is a fundraiser for the Midway archery team and is being sponsored by Frankfort Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites and Frankfort Target Archery Association.  
Door prizes will be awarded by Full Draw Archery of Lawrenceburg.
For more information or to preregister, email ctompkins158@gmail.com with name, age and class of participants.

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