Lady Marshals beat Madisonville 3-1 in regular season finale

Sophomore midfielder, Mia Teague, battles for ball control with Madisonville’s Lillie Carman in the final regular season game for both teams Thursday at Colburn Field.

In their final regular season game of 2020, the Lady Marshals hosted Madisonville-North Hopkins on Thursday. The Lady Maroons finished 2019 with the best record in the Second Region at 19-2-1, losing the region title 2-1 in overtime and penalty kicks to University Heights.

Madisonville came into Thursday’s game with a record of 4-4-2 and after a scoreless first half, senior Shayla Embry got the Lady Maroons on the board first just over eight minutes in. Eight minutes later near the 23:00 mark in the half, freshman Anna Robertson scored the first goal for the Lady Marshals and it would stay locked up at 1-1 until the 68th minute of the game when sophomore Kallen Fuller scored the go-ahead goal.

Late in the game, Kelsey Crass made it 3-1 on her goal to seal the win and they finish the regular season with a record of 7-2-2. Lady Marshals keeper, Parker Perry, had three saves while the Lady Maroons keeper, senior Kara Franklin had a busy night in the goal with 21 saves. The Lady Marshals took 32 shots to five for the Lady Maroons.

Following a couple of days off, they will start preparing for the district tournament next week at Murray High. The Lady Marshals will play Calloway County on Wednesday at 5:30. Murray and Mayfield play on Monday and the winner of that will play Graves County, the number one seed, on Tuesday at 5:30.

Sophomore Peyton Lamb takes a shot on goal in the first half against Madisonville. The Lady Marshals scored three goals in the second half in the 3-1 win.