High school boys and girls soccer

Panthers blank Shipbuilders, Mariner girls, Windjammer boys settle for stalemates

Oceanside boys, Panthers girls falter in Oct. 11 pitch play
By Staff | Oct 12, 2016
Photo by: Mark Haskell Medomak Valley's Joseph Horovitz, front, looks to control the ball against Morse during an Oct. 11 high school boys soccer game in Waldoboro. The host Panthers beat the Shipbuilders 2-0.

The Medomak Valley boys were the lone Midcoast high school soccer squad to taste sweet victory on Tuesday, Oct. 11, as the Panthers prowled to a 2-0 home win over Morse of Bath.

Meanwhile, Oceanside battled Nokomis of Newport to overtime, as the Mariner girls and Warriors ended in a stalemate in Newport and the Mariner boys were downed at home by the Warriors.

The Camden Hills boys also tied Messalonskee of Oakland, while the Panther girls were downed by Morse of Bath.

The regular season for soccer is set to wrap on Tuesday, Oct. 18.

Click for photos from the Morse at Medomak Valley boys game.

Watch videos from the Medomak Valley and Oceanside boys games below.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Boys soccer

Medomak Valley 2, Morse 0

At Waldoboro Oct. 11, the Panthers prowled past the visiting Shipbuilders. Medomak Valley led 1-0 at halftime.

Joey Horovitz and Zidane McMurrin creased the net for the hosts, off assists from Cameron Hopkins and Adam Eutsler, respectively.

Hopkins found Horovitz on a through ball and snuck the ball past the Morse keeper in a 1-on-1 opportunity with 25:53 left in the first half, while McMurrin took a pass from Eutsler and fired a shot from about 30 yards  that creased the net with 20:55 left in regulation.

Medomak Valley held a 12-4 edge in shots and 7-2 advantage in corner kicks.

Cameron Robinson made four saves in goal for the Panthers and Alex Fernald six saves in net for the Shipbuilders.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Medomak Valley (9-2-1, 92.3214 points) is third, while Winslow (11-0-1, 121.4031 points) is first in the 18-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Camden Hills 1, Messalonskee 1 (2OTs)

At Oakland Oct. 11, the Windjammers and Eagles battled to a stalemate after two 40-minute halves and two five-minute overtimes. The game was scoreless at halftime.

Kieran Lydon scored for Camden Hills with 32:05 left in the second half, while Dylan Labun tied the score for Messalonskee with 17:45 left in regulation.

Lucas Boetsch made seven saves on 15 shots in goal for the Windjammers, while Chase Warren made eight saves on 23 shots for the Eagles. Each team attempted three corner kicks.

"The boys battled hard today,” said Camden Hills coach Ryan Hurley. “I was proud of the effort. We had enough chances to win the game, but the Messalonskee goalie came up really big today and kept us off the board. We'll try and get healthy before we go to Mount Ararat on Friday for what should be another playoff-type atmosphere."

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (8-3-1, 68.3673 points) is fifth, while Bangor (11-1, 113.2653 points) is first in the 14-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Nokomis 3, Oceanside 2 (OT)

At Thomaston Oct. 11, the Warriors edged the host Mariners in overtime. Oceanside held a 2-0 lead at halftime.

Coby Dorr scored for Oceanside off a penalty kick, while Igli Bixhaku added a goal for the hosts. Alex Baird, Tregg Umbrianna and Matt Lyford netted goals for Nokomis.

Nokomis held a 16-15 edge in shots and 3-0 advantage in corner kicks.

Dorr made 18 saves in net for the Mariners, while Nick Bolliger made nine saves in goal for the Warriors.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Oceanside (3-8-1, 30.2806 points) is 13th, while Winslow (11-0-1, 121.4031 points) is first in the 18-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Girls soccer

Oceanside 1, Nokomis 1 (2 OT)

At Newport Oct. 11, the Mariners and Warriors battled to a stalemate after two 40-minute halves and two five-minute overtimes. Oceanside led 1-0 at halftime.

Abby Veilleux scored, off assists from identical twin sisters Jillian Brooks and Kelsey Brooks, with 7:28 left in the first half, while Kathryn Denicola scored, off an assist from Austin Taylor, with 22:21 left in regulation.

Oceanside held a 12-6 edge in shots and 12-1 advantage in corner kicks. Raechel Joyce made five saves in goal for the Mariners, while Aren Herrick made 10 saves in net for the Warriors.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Oceanside (8-1-3, 111.7092 points) is third, while Waterville (13-0, 132.5510 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Morse 4, Medomak Valley 1

At Bath Oct. 11, the Shipbuilders netted a three-goal win over the Panthers. The score was tied 1-1 at halftime.

Gabby DePatsy scored for Medomak Valley, off an assist from Cassie Smeltzer, while Amanda Gagne (goal), Emma Gould (goal) and Sierra Wallace (2 goals) creased the net for Morse.

The Shipbuilders held a 7-2 edge in shots, while both teams attempted two corner kicks.

Panther coach Larry Jensen said his squad led for much of the first half before the hosts scored with 5:16 left in the half. The Shipbuilders added three more scores in the second half.

“[We] played very well,” the veteran coach said. “They played relaxed and with a purpose. Even though Medomak Valley has been on the losing end they are playing with heart and determination.”

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Medomak Valley (4-8, 24.9490 points) is 13th, while Waterville (13-0, 132.5510 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Courier Publications' sports staff can be reached by email at sports@villagesoup.com or by phone at 594-4401.

Nokomis at Oceanside boys soccer
Oceanside hosts Nokomis of Newport on Oct. 11 in high school boys soccer action in Thomaston. (Courtesy of: Zack Miller of VStv)
Morse at Medomak Valley boys soccer
Medomak Valley hosts Morse of Bath on Oct. 11 in high school boys soccer action in Waldoboro. (Courtesy of: Zack Miller of VStv)
Medomak Valley's Jensen Wills, right, and Morse's Cameron Marco. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Jon Allard. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Adam Eutsler, left, and Morse's Ethan Brown. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Cale Gee. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Cameron Hopkins, left, and Morse's Collin McCarthy. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Cameron Leach, right, and Morse's Collin McCarthy. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Joseph Horovitz, left, and Cameron Hopkins. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Joseph Horovitz, front. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Medomak Valley's Zidane McMurrin (11). (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
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