Hat tricks for and against Lady Shiners

The Rising Sun Lady Shiners are off to a 1-2 start in non-conference soccer games.


The Rising Sun Lady Shiners are off to a 1-2 start in non-conference soccer games.
Coach Christina Rumsey’s girls opened with a 6-1 win over Greensburg on Tuesday, Aug. 14th before the hometown crowd.
The 1-2 punch of juniors Kinsey Price and Sydney Pitts continued to dominate the offense with each having hat trick (three goals).
Price opened the soring with 38:59 left in the opening 40 minute half. The Shiner offense kept up the attack and made it 2-0 on Price’s second goal with 23 minutes until halftime.
Less than a minute later, Pitts scored her first goal of the season with 22:21 remaining. She made it 4-0 with 14:05 left.
Greensburg’s Emily Rosales scored her team’s only goal with 5:55 left until halftime.
Rising Sun closed out its scoring with Price getting her hat trick with 35:56 left in he game. Pitts added her third goal with 30:27 remaining.
Freshman goalkeeper Helene Taylor got the start for senior Riley Chipman who was nursing a knee injury sh received in practice.
Rising Sun traveled to Franklin County on Thursday and came home on the short end of a 7-2 score.
Franklin County scored first but Pitts found Price for the equalizer. The hosts added two more goals for a 3-1 halftime lead.
They went up 7-2 before Price scored her second goal of the day with a assist from Allison Steele.
Franklin County had hat tricks from Brylee Pace and Abby Lucas. Adrienne Bundy scored also.

Kinsey Price gets tripped up but continues play against Trinity Lutheran She scored twice in a 5-4 loss. She has seven goals in the first three games.

Rising Sun dropped to 1-2 with a 5-4 loss at Trinity Lutheran on Saturday.
The Shiners opened the scoring with Pitts putting in a cross from Price at the 32 minute mark.
Trinity’s Sidney Hoene scored the first of four goals to even the score with 26:56 left in the half.
Freshman Hannah Warr got her first high school goal after a shot from Price went off the Trinity keeper right to Warr for 2-1 lead with 6:04 on the clock.
Hoene drilled a 25 yard free kick inside the near post to tie the game with 34:42 left. It stayed that way until she completed a hat tick with 23:38 remaining.
Rising Sun came back with Price scoring with 20:22 remaining. Kailene Cockerham gave Trinity the lead with 18:18 left then Hoene scored a fourth goal for a 5-3 lead with 16:55 on the clock.
Price scored her second goal of the game and seventh of the season with 11:37 left but the Shiners couldn’t find the net again.
Rising Sun has a 25 player roster but lost senior Miranda Hall to a knee injury in the season opener. Shyanne Higham was taken off with a knee injury late in the Trinity Lutheran contest. Senior Allison Steele missed the Trinity gaame due to illness.
Rising Sun was scheduled to play at Lawrenceburg Tuesday. They open Ohio River Valley Conference play on Monday as they host Southwestern at 6:30. They visit Milan on Wednesday and host Switzerland County Thursday.
Athletic director Abby Friend watches as Miranda Hall is helped off the field by trainer Josh Uhlmansiek and coach Christina Rumsey.