Tates Creek girls win soccer championship, Dunbar runner-up in boys’ tournament

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Tates Creek High School won the girls’ state soccer championship after upsetting top-ranked Notre Dame 2-1 on Nov. 3.

After two overtimes, the Tates Creek Commodores secured a victory by outscoring the defending champions 5-4 on penalty kicks. Tates Creek is coached by Bo Lankster, whose daughters Aaron and Bailey tallied the final two points while sister Arly played goalkeeper.

Second-ranked Tates Creek defeated West Jessamine, Murray and Bowling Green to advance to the finals against Notre Dame. Tates Creek closed the season with a 23-1-4 record. Previously, the Commodores were state runners-up in 1995.

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