Wildcats tie record for...ties
by Scott Brown, Sports Editor Email Scott
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Trigg County tied a record, but it wasn’t once they are particularly fond of.

The Wildcats tied Hopkins Central 2-2 Sept. 29 at the Complex – their fourth tie of the season, which tied the school record set ten years ago.

After the game, the some of the Wildcat players were vocally upset with the tie, their fourth in the last six games.

Trigg County held a clear advantage in shots, including a 14-8 advantage in the second half.

“We’re just not finishing our chances,” head coach Josh Nichols said. “We had the opportunities and played really well in the first half.”

Brent Wietting got Trigg County on the board with a goal in the first half, which stood up until halftime.

Christian Tapia got Hopkins Central (3-10-2) on the board ten minutes into the second half when he broke loose in front and drilled home a shot into the left corner of the net to tie the game at 1-1.

Less than two minutes later, Trigg County regained the lead when T.C. Butts controlled a missed shot, and fed Nick Woodruff in front of the net for a 2-1 lead.

The game’s final goal came at the 62-minute mark when Blake Hibbs drilled home a 40-footer from the right wing.

The tie with the Storm is the second between the two teams this year. The Sept. 12 contest in Morton’s Gap also finished in a 2-2 tie.

The Wildcats (3-8-4) are off until Monday’s District Tournament at the Complex.

Muhlenberg North 2

Trigg County 1

Trigg County had a chance to avenge an earlier season loss to Muhlenberg North but fell short by a 2-1 score Sept. 27 in Greenville.

T.C. Butts scored Trigg County’s lone goal off an assist from Brent Wietting.

Niko Moser and Thomas Backhaus scored for Muhlenberg North, who improved to 8-4 and guaranteed their first winning season since 2000.

The Wildcats had trouble finding their offense as the Stars outshot Trigg 19-10.
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