That gives the sophomore Frazier 15 goals on the season and has her on pace to top the school record of 38 goals, a mark she set in 2009.
More importantly, head coach Salvador Lara said, is Frazier’s ability and willingness to pass the ball. She also recorded four assists last week – one at Lyon and three at Crittenden – and leads the team with six on the season.
“She knows she’s getting the goals, and she wants to feed somebody else,” Lara said. “She doesn’t want all the glory. It’s nice to see that.”
The wins move Trigg to second in the 4th District behind leader Caldwell County.
Against Lyon County, Frazier scored all four of her goals in a 15-minute span in the first half. Chelsea Brehm scored Lyon County’s only goal two minutes into the second half, and Frazier assisted on a goal by Brooklyn Thomas 23 minutes later.
Against Crittenden, Frazier got her six goals and three assists, while Thomas added three goals and a pair of helpers. Amanda Want finished with a goal and an assist, and Ellie Jolly and Carly Dothsuk also had assists. Goalkeeper Katie Davis also recorded her first shutout of the season.
Lara said the Lady ‘Cats have been practicing recently on passing more, and it paid off last week.
“Too much individual dribbling is not going to get us there,” Lara said. “Passing, working as one and helping each other out on defense and offense helps the ball move quicker. Hopefully, they’re learning that.”
Another area Lara wants to see improved is Trigg’s ability to finish a game strong after taking the lead. That wasn’t a problem at Crittenden, but Lara said the win at Lyon should have also been a shutout, and it was a reoccurance of a problem that reared its head in the 6-3 loss to Caldwell earlier this season – taking an early lead but letting the opponent back in the game.
“We started that way [at Lyon], and it was noticeable,” Lara said. “If somebody isn’t responding to what I need, having more subs is a good thing. I can pull them out, talk to them, and if they don’t respond, keep them out. It needs to sink in that we cannot let down. I don’t care what the score is.”
The Lady ‘Cats were scheduled to play Tuesday at Fort Campbell (results unavailable at press time).
Trigg returns to action Saturday when it hosts the Lady Wildcat Tournament. Trigg will play Fort Campbell at 8:30 a.m., followed by Union County vs. Webster County. The third-place game will be played at 12:30 p.m., followed by the championship game at 2:30 p.m.