For at least a half Monday night, the Central Hardin Bruins played right with Louisville St. Xavier, the top-ranked team in the state.
And then the Tigers remembered they’re the No. 1 team in the state.
Host St. Xavier erupted for four goals in the second half as it routed Central Hardin, 4-0. The Tigers (5-0) outshot the Bruins (1-4), 20-4 as they recorded their third shutout in five games.
Freshman keeper Garrett Kasey made eight saves in the first 70 minutes for Central Hardin, while sophomore reserve Andrew Schmidt made one in the final 10.