BHS soccer sweeps Lawrence County Tuesday

Published 7:26 pm Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The Brookhaven High soccer team was the only area school to play Tuesday night as both Ole Brook teams took wins over Lawrence County on King Field. The Panthers are back at home Thursday night as they host Bogue Chitto with the girls’ match starting at 5:30 p.m.

Brookhaven High

The Lady Panthers notched a 7-0 win over LC to move their record to 4-3 on the season. The Lady Cougars fell to 0-5 with the loss.

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Senior Madi Miller scored four goals for BHS in the win. Senior Hannah Junkins, sophomore Leyton Roberson and seventh grader Caroline Kilpatrick all scored one goal apiece for coach Kevin Bower.

Miller, Kilpatrick and sophomore Layla Woodall had one assist each. Goal keeper Maddie Brabham — a senior — was in net for BHS.

The BC girls come in with a 2-3 record after dropping a 7-0 road loss at Pelahatchie on Monday.

The BHS boys were 5-2 victors over Lawrence County. Sophomore Cole Cruthirds scored four goals and junior Trace Brady added another for coach Aaron Ayers. The Panthers are now 2-3-2 on the season.

Brady also had an assist, as did sophomore Bryce Bradley and eighth grader Ashton Ogletree. Goal keeper Bryce Smith — an eighth grader — made seven saves in getting the win.

The Bogue Chitto boys come in with a 4-0-1 record after beating Pelahatchie 6-3 earlier this week.

Loyd Star

The Loyd Star teams — both coached by Dale Brister — are off Thursday night before hosting Hazlehurst Friday. The Hornets sit 1-2-1 on the young season while a veteran Lady Hornet team is 3-3.

The Lady Hornets beat Raymond 1-0 Monday with a first-half goal that held up for the duration.


Wesson hosts McComb Thursday night for a pair of matches. The girls’ game will start at 5 p.m. and be followed by the boys’ match.

The Lady Cobras (5-5) beat BHS on Nov. 11 but have suffered losses their last two times out against North Pike (3-2) and 6A Terry (4-0).

The Cobras (2-2-3) tied BHS 0-0 and beat North Pike 1-0 before losing 5-0 to Terry. They’ll begin division play on Dec. 2 with a match against West Lincoln.