Mariner, Viking, Windjammer squads post weekend wins
Whether on the soccer pitch, golf course or field hockey surface, Midcoast high school student-athletes were in action over the weekend as the midseason is in sight for many squads.
The Oceanside girls soccer team, the Vinalhaven boys soccer squad and the Camden Hills golf team recorded wins in recent days, while the Vinalhaven girls and Oceanside boys soccer squads, as well as the Mariner golf team and Camden Hills field hockey team, could not make a mark in the win column over the weekend.
The following is a recap of reported results:
Oceanside 3, Nokomis 0
At Thomaston Sept. 15, the Mariners broke a scoreless first-half tie and busted the game open en route to their fifth win of the campaign.
Rachel Frye, Kim Young and Alexis Pine scored for the winners, while Emma Spencer and Brianna Dugan added assists.
Nokomis outshot Oceanside 10-9, while the Mariners led 9-1 in corner kicks. Kennadi Grover made 10 saves in goal for Oceanside, while Becky Orcutt had six stops in net for Nokomis.
Frye started the scoring with 22:57 left in the game off a direct kick booted over a wall of Warrior defenders and goalie Orcutt, while Dugan won a goal kick and found Young from close range with 21:49 remaining, to put the hosts ahead by two goals. Pine then redirected a corner kick from Spencer with 15:24 left to complete the scoring.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Oceanside (5-1, 27.6786 points) is second, while Presque Isle (5-1, 31.8367 points) is first in the 18-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.
Vinalhaven 2, Buckfield 0
At Buckfield Sept. 15, the islanders battled back to .500 on the young season one day after falling to the Bucks, blanking the hosts for their second win.
Avery Waterman scored both goals for Vinalhaven in the span of two minutes — on on an assist from Zeb Campbell and the other unassisted — midway through the first half. The first tally came when Waterman headed in a corner kick from Campbell with 17 minutes left in the half and added another on a strong individual effort a minute later.
Scott James made six saves on 10 shots for the islanders, while Calvin Downey made five saves on 15 shots for Buckfield. Vinalhaven also led 8-2 in corner kicks.
Buckfield 1, Vinalhaven 0
At Buckfield Sept. 14, the host Bucks got a goal midway through the second half and held on to beat the islanders.
Garrett Hamann scored with 17 minutes remaining in regulation for the game's lone tally.
James made 11 saves on 13 shots for the Vikings, while Downey made three saves on 10 shots for the Bucks. Both teams attempted four corner kicks.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, Vinalhaven (2-2, 4.5408 points) is fifth, while Greenville (5-0, 16.6582 points) is first in the 11-team region. The top seven teams qualify for the playoffs.
Camden Hills 6, Lincoln Academy 3
At Wawenock Country Club in Walpole Sept. 14, the Windjammers prevailed for their fourth win in five matches, this time with a victory over the Eagles. Camden Hills won with a four-player, nine-hole stroke total of 168 to 174.
Lincoln Academy's Seward Matel shot 36 to earn medalist honors.
The individual results, with Windjammers listed first, were: Daulton Wickenden (40) lost to Matel (36); Drew Holt (40) lost to Goran Johanson (39); Julian Starbird (44) tied Casey Poland (44); Drew Long (44) beat Matt Bolster (55); Teddy Laurita tied Luke Bibber (55); and Eddie Socker (52) beat Sam Zaidi (55).
In junior varsity action, Oliver Bianchi (59) beat Griffin Didge (63); and Quinn Holt (45) beat Jon Potter (59).
Cony 8, Oceanside 1
At Natanis Golf Club Sept. 13, the Rams (5-2) sent the Mariners (5-2) to their second straight loss, as Cony picked up its fifth win of the season. Cony won with a four-player, nine-hole total of 168 to 175.
Oceanside's Reilly Flanagan shot 38 to earn medalist honors.
The individual results, with Mariners listed first, were: Nick Mazurek (40) lost to Zach Gagne (39), 1-down; Flanagan (38) beat Tyler Leet (45), 3-1; Jordan Carter (43) lost to Thomas Foster (40), 2-1; Zach Bernard (57) lost to Alec Peachey, 5-3; Zeke Hamlin (61) lost to Ben Leet (44), 4-2; and J.T. Tobin (54) lost to Casey Bancroft (45), 3-2.
Gardiner 4, Camden Hills 0
At Thomaston College in Waterville Sept. 15, Nickyia Lovely scored two goals as Gardiner earned a convincing win over the Windjammers on the artificial surface.
Nicole Chadwick also had a goal and an assist for Gardiner (5-1), while Brooke Davis had a pair of assists. Ellen Kelley added a goal and Madeline Reny had an assist.
Emalee Couture and Olivia Philbrook each had two saves in goal for Gardiner, while Zia Sulick made eight saves in the cage for Camden Hills.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Camden Hills (2-5, 5.8163 points) is 11th, while Belfast (7-0, 28.3418 points) is first in the 14-team region. The top nine teams qualify for the playoffs.
Information for the Oceanside boys soccer team was unavailable.
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