Soccer Pats fall to Model, Sayre

Published 1:52 pm Thursday, September 22, 2016

The Lincoln County boys’ soccer team has struggled of late, dropping seven straight games.

The soccer Patriots’ latest losses came at home and on the road, as visiting Richmond Model handed them a 5-1 loss Saturday and host Sayre topped them 8-2 Tuesday at Lexington.

Gavin Poynter scored Lincoln’s lone goal in the Model loss.

Model (7-2-1) got three goals from Andrew Backus and two goals from Bryant Feck.

Poynter also tallied a goal for Lincoln against Sayre. Jacob Baird, who had the assist on Poynter’s goal, also scored for the soccer Patriots.

Five different Sayre players got in the scoring, led by Will Newton’s three-goal “hat trick.” Logan Pelfry added two goals and Kyle Hensley, Hunter Rice and Roan Sanders had one goal apiece.

Lincoln now stands at 3-9-2 on the the season.

The team will be on the road for its next two games, playing at Corbin on Saturday at 6 p.m and at Wayne County on Tuesday, also at 6. The soccer Patriots’ next home game is Thursday, Sept. 29, as they host Somerset at 7:30 p.m.