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Prep Report: Shelbyville, Triton Central defeated in soccer sectional semifinal round

Both of Shelby County’s girls soccer programs suffered the same fate Thursday in sectional semifinal games against state-ranked opponents.

At Greenfield-Central, Class 3A, No. 18 East Central shut out Shelbyville, 9-0. And Triton Central was eliminated from the postseason tournament, 9-0, by Class A, No. 1 Heritage Christian in Fairland.

East Central, now 14-2-1, scored six first-half goals Thursday to take control of the match.

Shelbyville finished the season 9-5-2.

The Trojans return to Greenfield Saturday for a 7 p.m. sectional championship game against No. 16 Mt. Vernon (11-3-1). The Marauders defeated Greenfield-Central, 5-1, in the other semifinal contest.

At Triton Central, the Eagles got five goals and three assists from a pair of freshmen to defeat the Tigers (2-12-1).

Kya Crooke scored three goals and Abby Foulk had two goals and three assists to lead top-ranked Heritage Christian (10-8) into the sectional title match Saturday at 7 p.m. against Scecina (9-5).

Scecina defeated University, 4-3, in the other sectional semifinal.

Heritage Christian also got goals from Eimy Lozan-Fuentes, Brynna Moore, Anna Peduto and Maggie Vander Wiele.

Goalkeeper Aubrey Booher was credited with three saves in the shutout victory.

In other prep events Thursday:




Morristown def. Greenwood Christian, 25-19, 20-25, 25-18, 25-10

At Morristown, the Yellow Jackets improved to 12-15 this season on Senior Night.

Greenwood Christian dropped to 10-14.

Eastern Hancock def. Waldron, 27-25, 19-25, 25-22, 25-21

At Eastern Hancock, the host Royals pushed their record to 20-8 on Senior Night in Charlottesville.

Waldron dropped to 17-10.