Goals accomplished: Vikings, Mariners earn weekend pitch winsOceanside sweeps Leavitt; islanders beat Valley, Greater Portland Christian
It certainly was a successful weekend on the soccer pitch for four Midcoast high school squads, notably the Vinalhaven and Oceanside boys and girls squads.
The Vinalhaven boys posted a 3-0 win Sept. 28 and a 4-2 victory Sept. 29 over visiting Valley of Bingham, while the Viking girls prevailed 4-1 over Greater Portland Christian Sept. 28, also in a game on the island.
Additionally, the Mariner boys and girls bested Leavitt, with the Oceanside boys prevailing 2-1 in Thomaston and the Oceanside girls earning a 1-0 victory in Turner.
The following is a recap of recently reported results:
Vinalhaven 3, Valley 0
At Vinalhaven Sept. 28, the Vikings defended their home pitch to earn a shutout win over the Cavaliers.
Zeb Campbell scored all three goals unassisted for Vinalhaven, with two scores in the first half and another in the second.
Scott James made 11 saves on 13 shots in net for the islanders, while Valley's keeper, whose name was unavailable, made two saves on 14 shots. The Cavaliers led 4-2 in corner kicks.
Vinalhaven 4, Valley 2
At Vinalhaven Sept. 29, the Vikings completed the weekend sweep by doubling the visiting Cavaliers.
Campbell creased the net twice and added an assist for the winners, while Shane Carlsen added a goal and Daulton Hornby one goal and one assist. For Valley, Ellis Stone scored two goals.
James made eight saves on 12 shots in goal for the islanders, while Valley's keeper, whose name was unavailable, made five saves on 14 shots. The Cavaliers led 5-3 in corner kicks.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, Vinalhaven (4-6, 20.1183 points) is fifth, while Richmond (10-0, 43.4382 points) is first in the 11-team region. The top seven teams qualify for the playoffs.
Oceanside 2, Leavitt 1
At Thomaston, Sept. 28, the Marines beat the Hornets of Turner. Additional information was unavailable, but will be added when it becomes available.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Oceanside (4-5-1, 18.3036 points) is 12th, while Ellsworth (9-0, 71.1735 points) is first in the 18-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.
Oceanside 1, Leavitt 0
At Turner Sept. 28, the Mariners muddled through in on a rain-soaked field and came away with a one-goal victory.
Brianna Dugan scored the lone goal, off the game off a cross from Brittany Rytky, with 23:56 left in the first half.
Kennadi Grover made two saves in net for Oceanside, while Angela Daigle made seven saves in goal for Leavitt. The Mariners outshot the Hornets 8-2, while Leavitt led 2-1 in corner kicks and 5-3 in direct kicks.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Oceanside (7-2-1, 61.1607 points) is fourth, while Camden Hills (8-1, 70.5357 points) is first in the 18-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.
Vinalhaven 4, Greater Portland Christian 1
At Vinalhaven Sept. 28, the Vikings secured their second win of the season, prevailing by three goals over the Breakers.
Eliza Davidson and Ryann Warren had a goal and an assist for the winners, while Hannah Noyes and Ellie Reidy each added goals. Mariah Foss scored the lone goal for GPC.
Hayley Bryant and Bailey Wadleigh combined for two saves on three shots in net for Vinalhaven, while Kim Dawson made 11 saves on 18 shots in goal for GPC. The Vikings led 4-2 in corner kicks.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, Vinalhaven (2-6, 3.4375 points) is fifth, while Richmond (10-0, 59.5578 points) is first in the seven-team region. The top five teams qualify for the playoffs.
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