Caldwell County went up on a quick strike as Glenn Gray scored 90 seconds into the contest. The Tigers built an early 1-0 lead and would ultimately never trailed in the district title tilt.
David Watkins scored for Caldwell County in the 25th minute, allowing the Tigers to go out in front 2-0.
Trigg County rode a 14-game win streak into the district title game.
The Wildcats didn’t have as much success finding the goal in the district championship contest. Trigg County, however, had its chances. Aaron Yielding scored for the Wildcats just before the half, cutting the Caldwell County lead in half. The Tigers toted a 2-1 advantage into the break.
Trigg County couldn’t capitalize on a pair of penalty kicks early on in the second half. The Wildcats eventually tied the game, but couldn’t move out in front. John Reinick scored for Trigg County on a penalty kick early in the second half. With the game knotted 2-2, Caldwell County regained the lead and never allowed Trigg County to rediscover the net.
Gray netted his second goal to push Caldwell County out in front 3-2.
Watkins scored the final goal of the game for Caldwell County, adding some cushion for the Tigers.
Trigg County goalkeeper registered eight saves.
The Wildcats fell to 17-2-1 following the loss. With the win, Caldwell County improved to 13-5. Both teams advanced to regional competition. Trigg County was pitted against Third District champion Fort Campbell Tuesday in the 2nd Region Tournament opener. Caldwell County is hosting this year’s region tournament.