Campbell hosts Halls today at 6pm

TOP PHOTO: Lady Cougar Jessa Riggs shoots Monday night while on the road at Harrogate as Campbell County would go on to win 5-3.

By Amber Cowell

HARROGATE, TN (WLAF) – The Lady Cougars started off the week with back-to-back games on the road.  Monday’s matchup was with the Lady Knights of J Frank White Academy ahead of a Tuesday trip to Middlesboro to face the Lady Yellowjackets. See the full photo gallery HERE.

Although the Lady Knights were able to score first this did not deter the Lady Cougars.  Campbell County soon found their rhythm and began moving the ball with accuracy.  This led Campbell County to be able to stay on the attack.  Early in the second half the teams were tied 3-3.  

The Lady Cougars were determined to get their first road win of the season and continued to pressure scoring twice more. Freshman starting forward, Kylee Suttles earned a hat trick scoring three goals along with Sophia Breitenstine and Jessa Riggs both scoring during the match. 

The match ended with the Lady Cougars taking home the victory 5-3.

 Campbell freshman Sofia Breitenstine had one of the five goals in Monday’s matchup against the Lady Knights.

On the road again Tuesday night, the Lady Cougars traveled to Middlesboro to battle the Yellowjackets.  The match which was originally slated to begin at 6pm was moved to an 8 o’clock start time.  The late start time found the squad playing under the lights.  

The first half of the match was mostly back and forth with numerous shots on goal taken by the Lady Cougars, however these proved unsuccessful until the 39th minute when Kylee Suttles put one in the goal taking Campbell County into the half leading 1-0.

Kylee Suttles of the Lady Cougars had stellar games achieving hat tricks in both games this week.

For the second night in a row, Kylee Suttles was able to achieve a hat trick.  Kylie Ivey aided the effort with two assists from beautiful corner kicks which found Suttles perfectly positioned to knock the ball past the Middlesboro keeper.  Jessa Riggs also walked away with two assists, one from a strong throw which resulted in Suttles scoring as well as an accurate cross in which Kylie Ivey scored increasing the Lady Cougars’ lead 4-1.

A hand ball foul was called on senior Casey Clark with less than three minutes to play which resulted in a successful penalty kick for Middlesboro.  Braley Schroeder played Keeper for the majority of both matches and played a key role in securing back to back wins.

Lady Cougar Braley Schroeder saves the ball, helping to secure the win against the Lady Yellow Jackets of Middlesboro.

Campbell County would control play the remainder of the game ending with the Lady Cougars’ second win of the week 4-2.

Campbell County plays at home Thursday when they host Halls at 6 pm. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 09/21/2023-6AM)