Yesterday in Sports: AHS, OCHS soccer; HS golf; Spartans

August 19, 2018 | 3:58 am

Updated September 10, 2018 | 10:50 pm

Illustration by The Owensboro Times

“Yesterday in Sports” brings you the highlights from sports in Owensboro and Daviess County.

Apollo girls soccer earned a win on the road. Owensboro Catholic boys lost an away game. Four local boys golf teams competed in an invitational. The Kentucky Spartans semi-professional football team won its playoff game.


Apollo (2-1) picked up the first win of the season with a 7-2 victory at Hopkinsville. Shelby Taylor led the way for the E-Gals with 4 goals and 2 assists. Caitlyn Blandford added 2 goals and 1 assist, while Natalie Smith had 1 goal and 1 assist. Alyssa Lawrence finished with 2 assists, and Kate Isbell had 1 assist. Zoe Floyd had 6 saves in goal.

The E-Gals will now host Owensboro (1-1) at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday.


The Aces (1-2) lost 6-1 on the road at University Heights. Kevin Piedrahita scored the goal, with an assist from Joseph Fusco. Boone McElroy had 5 saves in goal. Owensboro Catholic return to action when they play at 7 p.m. Thursday at Apollo.

Four local boys teams competed in the Hopkins County Central Invitational at the Madisonville Community Golf Club.

Daviess County (309) took first place overall, with scores from Daniel Love (74), Jesse Holton (75), Nick Johnson (77) and Brady Huckleberry (83).

Owensboro Catholic (335) brought home 6th place and were led by individual medalist Jakob Wellman (70), with others scorers being J.T. Payne (84), Griffin Payne (88) and Noah Johnson (93).

Owensboro (382) finished 14th with scores by Jack Lashbrook (79), Paul Iracane (82), James Rhineburger (107) and Lucas Lyons (114).

Scoring for 15th-place Apollo (389) were Noah Stewart (79), Isaac Crabtree (95), Nathan Payne (103) and Aiden Watson (112).


The Spartans won their playoff game 7-6 against the Tri-State Titans at the field at College View Middle School. The Spartans used a lated 6-yard touchdown run by Keign Chambers to get the victory. They’ll now play in the league playoff championship on Saturday in Jeffersonville, Ind.

August 19, 2018 | 3:58 am

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