Panther, Mariner golf prevails; Windjammer field hockey falls in Sept. 10 play
A small athletic slate was on tap Sept. 10 for Knox and Lincoln County high school squads, which saw two of the three local squads come up short in their quest for victories against other Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference opponents.
The Medomak Valley golf team dropped a 7-2 decision to Mount View at Brooks, while the Camden Hills field hockey team fell 2-1 at Waterville, in Class B action. Meanwhile, the Oceanside golf team remained unbeaten with a win over Mount Blue of Farmington, in Class A play.
The following is a recap of reported results:
Mount View 7, Medomak Valley 2
At Country View Golf Club in Brooks Sept. 10, the Mustangs (1-1) prevailed over the Panthers (0-3) in a match between previously winless squads. Mount View earned the victory with a four-golfer, nine-hole stroke total of 203 to 224. Mount View won four individual matches to two for Medomak Valley.
Mount View's Erik Larrabee shot 40 to earn medalist honors.
The individual results, with Mustangs listed first, were: Larrabee (40) beat Adam Wilcox (50); Austin Higgins (41) beat Aaron Smeltzer (62); Montana Maynard (64) lost to J.P. Lobley (55); Westley Turner (69) lost to Tyler Emerson (60); Cay Outerbridge (58) beat Alex Benner (59); and Cassidy Gerrish (69) won by forfeit.
Oceanside 8.5, Mt. Blue 0.5
At Wilson Lake Country Club in Wilton Sept. 10, the Mariners (5-0) continued to impress in Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class A play with a convincing win over the Cougars. Oceanside earned the victory with a four-golfer, nine-hole stroke total of 164 to 212.
Oceanside's Jordan Carter shot 37 to earn medalist honors.
The individual results, with Mariners listed first, were: Nick Mazurek (39) tied Drew Ferrari (41); Reilly Flanagan (41) beat Russ France, 2-1; Carter (37) beat Haines (58), 5-4; Zeke Hamlin (52) beat Curtis Gerrish (64), 4-2; Zach Bernard (46) beat Colleen Harden (76), 5-3; and Griffin Lombardo (58) beat Colton Lawrence (62), 2-up.
Waterville 2, Camden Hills 1
At Waterville Sept. 10, the Purple Panthers (3-2) doubled up the Windjammers (2-3) for their second win of the season. The game was a change from Sept. 22.
Maci Buck scored the lone goal of the game for the 'Jammers with 11:27 remaining in the first half, on an assist from Megan Legage, to tie the score, but the Purple Panthers pulled ahead with 25 minutes left in regulation to seal the deal.
Zia Sulick made one save on three shots in goal for Camden Hills, while Val Spaulding made four saves on six shots for Waterville. The Windjammers held an 11-7 edge in penalty corners.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Camden Hills (2-2, 2.5000 points) is 11th, while Belfast (4-0, 10.9184 points) is first in the 14-team region. The top nine teams qualify for the playoffs. The Windjammers actually are 2-3, but the loss to Waterville is not included in the standings.
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