Oceanside, Camden Hills notch weekend soccer, field hockey victoriesMariner Plourde records hat trick; Vinalhaven soccer squads get into action
The Camden Hills soccer and field hockey teams and the Oceanside field hockey and girls soccer squads earned weekend victories with continued strong play. And, with those results, several Midcoast teams remained unbeaten on the young campaign.
On Sept. 8 in field hockey play, Oceanside defeated Maranacook of Readfield 5-2 and Camden Hills downed Maine Central Institute of Pittsfield 2-0. Both the Mariners and Windjammers played on the road.
On Sept. 7 in girls soccer action, Oceanside blanked host Mount View of Thorndike 7-0 and Camden Hills downed visiting Lincoln Academy of Newcastle 4-1. In boys pitch play the same day, Mount View outlasted host Oceanside 4-1 and Camden Hills beat host Lincoln Academy 2-0.
Currently, in boys soccer, Camden Hills is 2-0 and Oceanside 1-2. In girls soccer, Oceanside is 3-0 and Camden Hills 2-0. In field hockey, Oceanside is 4-0 and Camden Hills 2-2.
Information from reported weekend games include:
Oceanside 5, Maranacook 2
At Readfield Sept. 8, the Mariners continued their unbeaten play to start the campaign with a first-half goal barrage that keyed the win over the Black Bears. Oceanside held a 25-9 edge in shots and 9-5 advantage in penalty corners. Hannah Plourde recorded a hat trick for the Mariners.
"The girls played well considering the slick, wet field conditions," said Oceanside coach Joanna Hall. "They passed well and moved to the ball. I was pleased with how well they worked as a team. Each of the 16 girls on today's roster made positive contributions to get the win."
The Mariners tallied four first-half goals, as Isabella Garver converted a penalty stroke at 26:49 (the Black Bear goalie covered the ball); Plourde scored on a breakaway off the pass back at 18:57; Plourde scored again, on an assist from Shale Peters, at 13:29; and Phoebe Ferraiolo scored on Jackie Thorbjornson's feed into the circle at 6:40.
Mariah Vining scored at 19:05 of the opening half for Maranacook.
In the second 30-minute half, Plourde completed her hat trick on a goal off an assist from Ferraiolo with one minute remaining. Lindsey Webber scored off a penalty corner at 11:00 of the half for the Black Bears.
Zoe Billington made five saves on six shots working in the cage for the Mariners in the first half and Zoey Proctor two saves on three shots in goal in the second half.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Oceanside (4-0, 3.9286 points) is eighth. Belfast (4-0, 10.9184 points) is first in the 14-team region. The top nine teams qualify for the playoffs.
Camden Hills 2, Maine Central Institute 0
At Pittsfield Sept. 8, the Windjammers evened their season mark at 2-2 with a shutout victory over the Huskies. Camilla Walker scored with 6:16 left in the first half and Avary Lamont tallied a goal with 14:29 left in the second half. Both goals were assisted by Alice Flint.
Camden Hills held a 7-6 edge in shots and 6-5 advantage in penalty corners. Zia Sulick made six saves in the Windjammer cage and Courtney Sprague five stops in goal for MCI.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Camden Hills (1-2, 0.7143 points) is 11th, although the Windjammers' weekend win over MCI is not included. Belfast (4-0, 10.9184 points) is first in the 14-team region. The top nine teams qualify for the playoffs.
Camden Hills 4, Lincoln Academy 1
At Rockport Sept. 7, the Windjammers made quick work of the visiting Eagles of Newcastle, as Lea Smith scored two goals, one of which was assisted by Caroline Matteo. Cailand Sweeting also scored, on a pass from Lexi Doudera, and Christine Forcillo scored a goal on a long shot on a ball that was dropped back to her by Matteo.
Rachel Pease made one save on two shots in the Windjammer goal. Camden Hills held a 4-1 edge in corner kicks. Heather Benner creased the net for the Eagles.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Camden Hills (2-0, 3.3929 points) is fifth. Presque Isle (4-1, 23.2143 points) is first in the 18-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.
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Oceanside 7, Mount View 0
At Thorndike Sept. 7, the high-powered Mariner offense was in full gear as the visitors tallied a first-half goal and six second-half scores. Kim Young and Makenna Brooks both finished with two goals to pace the Mariners.
Oceanside held an 18-4 edge in shots and 6-0 advantage in corner kicks, while Mount View led 9-6 in direct kicks and 1-0 in indirect kicks. Kennadi Grover made one save in the Oceanside net and Ashlee Spaulding eight saves in the Mustang goal.
Caitlin Raye got the Mariners on the board with a goal with 28:18 left in the first half on Emily Gould's assist. Then Oceanside went to work in the second half, with goals by Brooks (37:50 and 30:07, the second assisted by Young), Young (36:04 and 12:28, the first assisted by Karly Robinson), Kasie Waters (22:53, assisted by Catherine Obaldo) and Gould (15:23, assisted by Brianna Dugan).
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Oceanside (3-0, 6.0714 points) is fourth and Mount View (0-3, no points) 18th. Presque Isle (4-1, 23.2143 points) is first in the 18-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.
Camden Hills 2, Lincoln Academy 0
At Newcastle Sept. 7, the Windjammers passed a tough test against the Eagles, with goals in each half providing the difference for the visitors. Camden Hills held a 10-5 edge in shots and LA a 4-2 advantage in corner kicks. Marshall Spear made five saves in the Windjammer net.
In the first half, Alex Blohm scored, assisted by Trueman Moore, while in the second half, Kienan Brown scored, assisted by Alex Blackwell for the Windjammers' two goals.
"Tonight was a very tough match," said Windjammer coach Ryan Hurley, whose team has not lost a regular-season game during his tenure (the unbeaten streak is 31 games). "Lincoln [Academy] came ready to play, as they always do on their home turf, and really stretched us. We got some timely scoring and a couple highlight reel saves from Marshall Spear to solidify the win. We're still coming together as a team but we are moving in the right direction. [This] week should be more of the same when we face talented Mount View and Winslow."
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Camden Hills (2-0, 4.2857 points) is fourth. Caribou (2-2, 7.7806 points) is first in the 18-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.
Mount View 4, Oceanside 1
At Thomaston Sept. 7, the visiting Mustangs remained unbeaten with a solid victory over the host Mariners, on the strength of three second-half goals. The game was knotted 1-1 at halftime. Oceanside held a 19-11 edge in shots and the Mustangs finished with a 3-2 advantage in corner kicks.
Ben Caron made three saves in the Mariner net and Mikey Hustus nine stops in the Mustang goal.
The first half ended 1-1 as James Philbrick scored an unassisted goal with 23:11 left to give Mount View a 1-0 edge, before Caleb Jacob converted an unassisted goal with 10:53 remaining to knot the score 1-1.
In the second half, the visitors took control offensively as Lorenzo Milani, assisted by Philbrick, scored with 21:01 left, followed by Trevor Diemer converting a penalty kick with 13:08 left. Milani added his second goal of the game, on an assist from David Clark, with 6:18 remaining.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Mount View (3-0, 5.1786 points) is third and Oceanside (1-2, 0.7143 points) 15th. Caribou (2-2, 7.7806 points) is first in the 18-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.
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Richmond 3, Vinalhaven 1
At Vinalhaven Sept. 8, the Vikings could not hold off the Bobcats and fell to their rivals by two goals.
Cameron Emmons, Sam Lobeskie and Mike Stewart scored for Richmond, while Zeb Campbell tallied the lone goal for the islanders.
Scott James made nine saves in net for the Vikings, while Dustin Sullivan made six saves for the Bobcats. Richmond outshot Vinalhaven 24-10 and held a 6-3 edge in corner kicks.
Vinalhaven 6, Islesboro 0
At Islesboro Sept. 7, the Vikings shut out their island neighbors in the first game of the season for both squads.
Campbell had a hat trick for Vinalhaven, while Alex Day added two goals and Shane Carlsen one goal and one assist.
James recorded three saves for the Vikings, while Islesboro's goalie, whose name was unavailable, made 13 saves. Vinalhaven outshot Islesboro 24-6, while the Eagles held a 6-3 edge in corner kicks.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, Vinalhaven (1-1, 0.7143 points) is sixth and Islesboro (0-1, no points) ninth. Richmond (3-0, 3.8265 points) is first in the 11-team region. The top six teams qualify for the playoffs.
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