Mariners improve to 2-0, Windjammers fall to 0-2 in Sept. 6 action
Both Knox County high school field hockey squads were in action Friday, Sept. 6, with Oceanside and Camden Hills seeing action for the second time this season.
The Mariners emerged with a 1-0 home win over Erskine Academy of South China, while Camden Hills came up short, falling to host Waterville 3-1.
Oceanside 1, Erskine Academy 0
At Rockland Sept. 6, the Mariners emerged with their second one-goal victory in two games with a shutout win over the visiting Eagles.
Mary Allen scored the lone goal of the game for Oceanside (2-0) with 5:11 left in the first half, on an assist from Jackie Thorbjornson, off a penalty corner.
Zoe Billington played in the cage for the Mariners, while Alexis Soucy made nine saves for the Eagles.
Oceanside outshot Lincoln Academy 10-0 and held a 7-1 edge in penalty corners.
Waterville 3, Camden Hills 1
At Waterville Sept. 6, the Windjammers could not overtake the Purple Panthers as the hosts notched two second-half goals to pull away.
Addie Bragg scored the lone goal for Camden Hills (0-2) in the first half, while Gaby Bridger, Anna Ramgren and Olivia Lopes scored for Waterville.
Waterville held a 7-6 edge in shots, while Camden Hills held an 8-5 edge in penalty corners. Desi Dodd made four saves in the cage for the ‘Jammers.
“Our young team is proving to be tough and skilled, especially considering we have only two seniors and five returning varsity players,” said Windjammer coach Lindsey Clement. “The girls have all played together in the past, but working together is a hurdle that we'll have to overcome in order to succeed.”