Lady Jackets edge Harlan County in district clash


Chris Jones

Harlan County’s Victoria Day battled with Middlesboro’s Morgan Lawson during Tuesday’s district clash. The visiting Lady Jackets won 2-1.

Harlan County’s Riley Witt is pictured during Tuesday’s match against Middlesboro. (Chris Jones)

The Harlan County Lady Bears suffered a 2-1 loss Tuesday against visiting Middlesboro.
Abigail Gaw scored the only goal for HCHS. Kenzie Crider had eight goal keeper saves
The 5-9 Lady Bears close their season Thursday at Perry Central. Harlan County will have the top seed in next week’s district tournament and will play the winner of Tuesday’s Knox Central-Bell County game in the finals on Wednesday at Knox Central.
Harlan County defeated Hazard 2-1 on Sept. 22.
Livia Gilbert and Santana Risner each had goals for the Lady Bears. Risner and Victoria Day added assists. Brooklyn Crider recorded six saves while allowing only one goal.