Harlan soccer wins on the road, 10-3

Published 8:32 am Wednesday, September 1, 2021

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By Paul Lunsford
Contributing Writer

Junior Cayden Shanks and senior David Blas scored three goals each as visiting Harlan County rolled to a 10-3 win over Jackson City on Saturday in soccer action in Jackson.

Matthew Jones, a junior, and Ray Splawn, a freshman, each had two goals. Haiden Mefford added two assists for the Black Bears.

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Freshman goalkeeper Travis Burkhart had 11 saves.

The Tigers fell to 0-6 on the season.

Splawn and Michael Torres had one goal apiece as Harlan County tied Whitley County 2-2 on Thursday.

Jones added an assist while Burkhart had 10 saves.

The Black Bears, who are coached by Tommy Key, fell to Barbourville 6-2 to open the season on Aug. 12.

Splawn and David Blas each had a goal. Torres had an assist. Burkhart had 10 saves.

Harlan County (1-1-1) traveled to Middlesboro on Tuesday. The Bears will host Red Bird on Thursday.