Camden Hills, Medomak Valley prevail in Oct. 10 actionWindjammers, Panther girls make push to playoffs
The regular season has nearly drawn to a close, with many Midcoast high school soccer teams either battling for playoff position or looking to earn a spot in the upcoming postseason.
The Medomak Valley teams, along with the Camden Hills boys boys, picked up wins on the pitch in Oct. 10 action, while the Windjammer girls dropped their second game of the campaign.
The following is a recap of reported results:
Camden Hills 4, Morse 0
At Bath Oct. 10, the Windjammers picked up their fourth shutout win of the season and prevailed by four goals.
Ben Welt scored two goals to lead Camden Hills, while Trueman Moore and Kienan Brown also scored for the winners. The game was halted due to heavy rain after the 'Jammers fourth goal was scored eight minutes into the second half.
Marshall Spear made three saves on three shots in net for Camden Hills, while Duane Tardiff made six saves on 10 shots in goal for Morse. The 'Jammers led 5-1 in corner kicks.
Camden Hills coach Ryan Hurley said his squad played "pretty well despite the worse [field] conditions I've ever seen for a soccer game," which had two middle school football games and the jayvee soccer game between the 'Jammers and Shipbuilders play prior to their game.
"The boys had fun playing in the mud and it showed with four goals," he said. "Now it's time to get ready for what will be one of the biggest games of the season at Oceanside on [Saturday, Oct. 13]."
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Camden Hills (9-0-2, 102.2321 points) is second, while Ellsworth (11-1, 122.7041 points) is first in the 18-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs. The Windjammers' win over the Shipbuilders is not included in the most recent Heal Points update. Camden Hills actually is 10-0-2.
Medomak Valley 2, Maine Central Institute 0
At Pittsfield Oct. 10, the Panthers picked up a shutout win over the host Huskies.
Brandon Soper and Mark Sweet tallied goals for the visitors, while Jonathan Hendrickson-Belloguet added an assist for the winners.
Ryan Ripley made 10 saves on 10 shots in goal for the Panthers, while Matt Lessard made six saves on eight shots in net for MCI. The Panthers and Huskies each attempted one corner kick.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Medomak Valley (5-8, 35.7143 points) is 13th, while Ellsworth (11-1, 122.7041 points) is first in the 18-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.
Medomak Valley 5, Maine Central Institute 0
At Waldoboro Oct. 10, the Panthers roared to their seventh win of the year with a shutout over the Huskies.
Maria Ennamorati tallied two goals for the winners, while Heidi Obuchon added a goal and an assist; Lexi Genthner, one goal; Jess Prescott, one goal and two assists; and Elise Wallace, one assist.
Amanda Hendrickson-Belloguet made eight saves on eight shots in net for the Panthers, while Kat Smedburg made 15 saves on 20 shots in goal for the Huskies.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Medomak Valley (7-3-2, 51.3393 points) is eighth, while Hermon (12-1, 125.0765 points) is first in the 18-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.
Morse 3, Camden Hills 0
At Rockport, the Windjammers were downed for the first time at home this season as the Shipbuilders sailed to the victory.
Miracle Trimble scored all three goals in the win for Morse. Rachel Pease made three saves in goal for Camden Hills.
The Windjammers limited the Shipbuilders to one shot in the first half — a breakaway score by Trimble — but could not hold their opponents in the second half.
"We played a great first half limiting the shots to just one — the breakaway that Trimble scored on," said Camden Hills coach Meredith Messer. "The second half we worked hard, and tried hard but could not execute our game plan well enough to score. We are going to learn from the loss to perform better next game."
The Shipbuilders held a 6-5 edge in shots and a 3-1 advantage in corner kicks.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Camden Hills (10-2, 103.5714 points) is second, while Hermon (12-1, 125.0765 points) is first in the 18-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.
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