Both the East and West Jessamine girls soccer teams fell prey to tough competition in the 27th district tournament last week held last Thursday, Oct. 13, at Lafayette High in Lexington.
The East Jessamine Lady Jags (8-9-2) were the first to take a bow, falling 3-0 to the fifth-ranked Lady Knights of Lexington Catholic (12-4-3).
The Knights struck first, a shot from sophomore Katie Breathitt just 20 minutes into the match. The underdog Jags held their opponents for the rest of the half, keeping the score at 1-0 until Kate McKelway and senior Katherine Caudill booted in a pair of goals to complete the shutout.
Goalkeepers Kristin Bowen and Courtney Thompson guarded the box for Lexington Catholic (12-4-3) in the shutout.
In the other semifinal match-up, the West Jessamine Lady Colts failed to take revenge for an earlier loss to the Lafayette Lady Generals (7-9-2), falling by a close 2-1 margin on the Generals' home field.