Caldwell’s Girls Continue Strong Play With Win Over Hopkins Central

Kaylee McEnaney had two goals and Abbey Hagan recorded a goal and an assist as Caldwell County’s girls downed Hopkins County Central 3-1.

McEnaney scored twice in the second half after the visiting Lady Storm had rallied to tie Tuesday’s contest at Butler Stadium in Princeton.

Hagan put Caldwell up 1-0 in the 14th minute when she poked in a loose ball in front of the net.

Hopkins Central (7-4 overall, 0-2 district) tied things in the 53rd minute Lillie Melton scored with help from Katelyn Cavanaugh.

But the Lady Tigers (6-4-2, 1-1) countered quickly. Just a minute later, McEnaney took a pass from Hagan and scored from the left side to push Caldwell back in front 2-1.

McEnaney scored with help from Hannah Young in the 77th minute to put the game away.

Caldwell, which is 3-0-2 in its last five outings, held a 28-11 advantage in shots in the contest.

Karsyn Parker made eight saves in the Caldwell net while Kire Peyton recorded 12 saves for Hopkins Central.

Caldwell will be the No. 2 seed for the 7th District tournament next month while Hopkins Central will be seeded third. The two teams will play each other in the district tourney.

Madisonville-North Hopkins owns the No. 1 seed and has already earned a berth in the championship match.

Caldwell will play at home again on Thursday when it entertains Fort Campbell.