Throughout the spring, several local soccer players have been participating with the Kentucky Rush U-16 soccer club. Perry Central goalie Chancey Francis, Hazard midfielder Isaac Turner and Perry Central midfielder Cody Gayheart have played with the team this season.
Kentucky Rush is a club team based in the London and Corbin area, and is open to players throughout the Eastern and Southern area of the state. The U-16 team is the first team from this area to finish the Kentucky Select Soccer season undefeated.
During the regular season, Kentucky Rush played teams from Louisville, Elizabethtown, Radcliff, and Lexington. They also won the Sky classic tournament in Bowling Green and the Presidents Cup in Versailles.
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