Abby Parsons got a hat trick to lead the Garrard County girls to a 3-1 victory over Mercer County Thursday night at Harrodsburg.
Parsons' three goals assured Garrard (6-8-2) of another meeting with Mercer (4-12) just over a week from now in the first round of the 29th District Tournament. The Lady Lions earned the No. 4 seed; Mercer will be fifth.
Parsons scored on a throw-in from Ashley Meadows three minutes into the second half to erase Mercer's 1-0 lead. She put Garrard ahead 12 minutes into the half on a pass from Chelsea Denny, then scored on a direct kick with about 16 minutes to play.
Lindsey Alford scored Mercer's only goal with two seconds left in the first half.
The Lady Scotties outshot Garrard 19-11. Garrard goalkeeper Jordan Smith had 10 saves; Mercer's Whitney Cecil had two.
Marion County 3, Danville 0 - At Danville, Danville (8-6-1) was shut out for the second straight game.