Camden Hills squads compete in Oct. 18 league championship gamesWindjammers battle for Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B supremacy
Augusta — For the second time in three years, the Camden Hills Regional High School boys and girls soccer squads will vie for conference championships at the same time on fields adjacent to one another.
The Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B title games will be Thursday, Oct. 18 at the Capital Area Soccer Association (CASA) Athletic Fields.
On the boys side, Camden Hills (11-1-2) will square off against Maranacook of Readfield (12-0-2), while on the girls side, Camden Hills (12-2) will face Morse of Bath (12-1-1). Both games will be at 3:30 p.m. at adjacent fields on the complex.
The Windjammer boys played the Black Bears to a scoreless double-overtime tie in their lone goal of the regular season Oct. 5 at Point Lookout in Northport, while the Windjammer girls split against the Shipbuilders this season, winning 3-2 Aug. 31 (to open the season) at Bath and falling 3-0 Oct. 10 at Rockport.
The Camden Hills boys and the Morse girls are the defending KVAC Class B champs after winning last year by default when the games were canceled due to poor field conditions.
The Windjammer boys and girls claimed the KVAC Class B titles in exciting fashion in 2010, each winning 2-1 in overtime. The 'Jammer boys bested the Black Bears of Readfield, while the 'Jammer girls defeated Leavitt of Turner.
The Camden Hills boys have competed in the KVAC title game in each of the past five years, collecting four conference championships.
The Camden Hills boys (11-1-2, 124.5536 points) are second in the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, while the Camden Hills girls (12-2, 134.8214 points) are third. Both earn first round byes into the upcoming regional quarterfinals.
The Morse girls currently are first in Western Class B and the Maranacook boys second in the same region.
Directions to the CASA complex are: Take Route 17 west toward Augusta and take a left onto Cony Road at the light past the Togus Veterans Hospital. The entrance to the complex is about 300 yards on the right. Admission to the game is $5 for adults and $3 for students/senior citizens.
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