The Russell County High School soccer teams opened the season with losses against Casey County Monday night.
Hosting the home openers, the Lady Laker soccer team fell 7-3 to the Lady Rebels. Adriana Thomas scored each of the three goals for Russell County.
In the boys game, the Lakers fell to the Rebels by a score of 4-3.
Alex Maradiaga scored a pair of goals for the Lakers, and Xavier Betts-Jimenez added one goal.
Taven Roy-Foley finished with an assist in the game.
The Lady Lakers will be back at home on Thursday for a match with Whitley County at 6 p.m., and both teams will host a district doubleheader against Monroe County next Monday with the first match beginning at 5:30 p.m.