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Anderson County got its first win of the season, romping past Mercer County 7-0 in the first round of the Lady Bearcat Invitational soccer tournament Tuesday night.
The Anderson defense limited Mercer to one shot on goal the entire night. Emily Mager, playing in the net in the second half, made the stop to preserve the shutout.
Madison Carter and Taylor Clark led the Lady Bearcats with two goals each. Carter struck twice before intermission while Clark, a freshman, scored her first varsity goal in the first half, then came back with another after the break.
Hayley Johnson also got her first varsity goal in the second half. Veterans Jessi Newton and Kara Yeaste also scored for the Lady Bearcats.
Anderson moves on to the championship game, scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 30. The Lady Bearcats will play North Hardin at 7:30 p.m.
In preliminary games Saturday,the Anderson junior varsity will play Burgin at 3:30 p.m. followed by Mercer County versus Shelby County at 5:30.