Commodores outlast Tigers

The Perry Central Commodore soccer team finished up their week on the road at Paintsville. The Tigers held a late lead, but the Commodores managed a pair of goals in the final minutes to take the 4-3 win.

Paintsville started the game with a 1-0 lead after a free kick found its way past the Commodore goalie. The lead didn’t last long as Dagen Combs took a pass from Cody Gayheart over the defense (1-1).

Just before the half, Paintsville was award a penalty kick on a foul. The Tigers made good on the shot, and went into the intermission leading 2-1.

Shortly into the second half, Chance Francis got a foot on a loose ball inside the penalty box, and Zack miller put the ball high and wide past the goalie (2-2). Not long after, Paintsville got another free kick at the top of the box, giving them the 3-2 advantage with time running out.

With time winding down, Dagen Combs pulled in another assist from Cody Gayheart for the goal (3-3). A shot minute and 30 seconds later, John Watts scored what proved to be the game winner off a corner kick (4-3).

Perry stats: Goals: Dagen Combs 2, Zack Miller 1 and John Watts 1. Assists: William Francis 1 and Cody Gayheart 3.

Tony McGuire can be reached at 606-436-5771 or on Twitter @HazardHerald.

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