West Jessamine wins first state title, routs Lexington Catholic

West Jessamine wins first state title, routs Lexington Catholic

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West Jessamine wins first state title, routs Lexington Catholic

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Anna Lee played the game of her life in the biggest game in school history.

The Kentucky commit scored a goal and had two assists to lead the West Jessamine High School girls soccer team to its first state title, winning 4-0 over last year’s finalists Lexington Catholic. Eva Mitchell, a fellow UK commit, scored in the win for the Colts, as did Maryah Jones and Morgan Pence.

Jones put the Colts on the board in the 30th minute, finishing into an open net after Lee collected a pass in the box and turned to shoot on goal, though her shot went closest to Jones. Four minutes later, Lee gave her team a two-goal lead with a solo finish, cutting between two defenders and firing a dart into the top left corner.

Lexington Catholic had a pair of chances to tie the or cut the deficit in half from Maggie Corbett and Kennedy Trainter that came close to scoring, but both missed the target.

In the 63rd minute, Lee played Mitchell into the box through the right channel, and Mitchell beautifully chipped Lexington Catholic goalkeeper Olivia Williams to make it 3-0. A goal from Pence in the 71st minute then iced the game for the Colts and gave them an relaxing last nine minutes before celebrating the state title.

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