Lady Pirates win opener in District

By Kyle Lovern

October 16, 2013

District Tournament

Belfry 4, Shelby Valley 3 (OT)

Played Monday, Oct. 14 at Shelby Valley
Belfry (#2 seed) 3, Shelby Valley (#3 seed)
Belfry won on penalty kicks (PK’s) after overtime ended tied.
2-1 SV at half;
3-3 at end of regulation
SV: Rachel Smith, 7th minute (unassisted)
B: Megan Smith, 10th minute (unassisted)
SV: Bailey Tackett, 37th minute (unassisted)
B: Kaley Long, 52nd minute (unassisted)
B: Long, 57th minute (unassisted)
SV: R. Smith, 75th minute (unassisted)
Belfry won the penalty kicks 4-2. Cydney McCoy, Hannah Maynard, and Laura Gauze made their kicks, while for SVHS, Courtney Wright and Rachel Smith made goals for Shelby Valley.
This put Befry ahead in 3-2. Allie Freeman, the final kicker for Belfry, was successful, making the final kick for Shelby Valley was unnecessary.
The score of the game for KHSAA purposes was 4-3 Belfry, but for official stat purposes, the score was 3-3 with Belfry winning on PK’s. The PK’s after overtime do not count toward the players’ individual stats.

Shots on goal: SV: 13, B: 15

Goalies: SVHS: Leah Tackett, 7 saves; BHS: Caitlyn Hunt 5.
Records: SVHS: 3-14-1; Belfry: 9-7-2