Lady Bears record two more shutouts


Harlan County’s Natalie Bolin advanced the ball in action Monday at Middlesboro. The Lady Bears improved to 3-0 with wins over Middlesboro and J. Frank White Academy.

Led by two goals from Hayley Key and a shutout in goal from Kenzie Crider, the HCHS Lady Bears improved to 2-0 with a 3-0 win Monday at Middlesboro.
Hannah Pace had the other goal for the Lady Bears. Abigail Gaw hard two assists and Key added one.
Crider had four goalkeeper saves.
Harlan County opened its home schedule with a 9-0 win Tuesday over J. Frank White Academy, Tenn.
Natalie Bolin led Harlan County with two goals and three assists. Haley Key had two goals and an assist. Abigail Gaw had a goal and two assists. Victoria Barrett and McKenzie Cornett each had two goals. Riley Key, Ashton Freeman, Kali Blevins, Olivia Gilbert and Hannah Pace had one assist each.
“We have had to overcome some adversity with two senior starters nursing injuries, but the girls have been resilient and adapted. Several of the girls have stepped up their game to help out the team and it has shown,” Harlan County coach David Day said. “We are playing team ball right now and it’s working out for us. We have a tough road ahead as we get ready for the district tournament but I have confidence in this group of Lady Bears, so I’m excited to see how the rest of the season plays out.”
Harlan County (3-0) returns to action Thursday at home against Knox Central.