Michael Wade and Jacob Denny scored to give the Garrard County boys a 2-0 victory over Boyle County Tuesday at Lancaster.
The Golden Lions (5-1-1) were outshot 16-15 by Boyle (2-2), but Garrard coach Jonathan Martin said the defense of Will Stevens, Travis Gilliam, Malcolm Smith and Anthony Henderson held fast.
"(The) defense came up big," Martin said.
Garrard goalkeeper Cory Lawwill notched his second shutout of the season.
Wade scored on a header off an assist from Stevens about 12 minutes into the game, and Denny put in a rebound of Corey Horn's deflected shot with about 13 minutes to play.
Model 3, Boyle County 0 - At Danville, Boyle (3-2-1) gave up three goals in the last 10 minutes after playing Model (4-0) to a scoreless draw for 70 minutes.