High school sports

So much winning homecoming fun for Windjammers

Camden Hills soccer, field hockey earn weekend victories
By Staff | Oct 11, 2016
Photo by: Mark Haskell Camden Hills' Ella Pierce looks to boot the ball down the field during an Oct. 8 high school girls soccer game with Messalonskee of Oakland. The Windjammers beat the Eagles 4-0 in a homecoming game.

Rockport — Whether a lopsided win, or a thrilling overtime victory, all seemed to click for Camden Hills soccer and field hockey squads on Saturday, Oct. 8 as the school celebrated its homecoming festivities.

The Windjammers hosted three separate opponents and came away with victories for boys soccer, girls soccer and field hockey.

The Windjammer girls soccer team posted a 4-0 win over Messalonskee of Oakland, while the Windjammer boys also netted an 8-0 victory over Lawrence of Fairfield.

Addtionally, the Windjammer field hockey team posted a 2-1 win in double-overtime over Erskine Academy of South China.

Click for photos from the Messalonskee at Camden Hills girls soccer game.

Click for photos from the Lawrence at Camden Hills boys soccer game.

Click for photos from the Erskine Academy at Camden Hills field hockey game.

The following is a recap of all three homecoming contests:

Boys soccer

Camden Hills 8, Lawrence 0

At Rockport Oct. 8, the Windjammers made quick work of the visiting Bulldogs and booted their way to an eighth victory.

Leading the Windjammer scoring attack were Andy Gross (goal), Max Pushaw (goal, assist), Morgan Mercier (goal), Joah Welt (assist), Colby Arau (goal), Kieran Lydon (assist), Bryce Tyler (goal), Marshall Merriam (goal, assist) and Perrin Bonner-Ganter (goal).

Lucas Boetsch and Will Davee combined for the shutout in net for Camden Hills.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (8-3, 56.1224 points) is fifth, while Bangor (10-1, 94.8980 points) is first in the 14-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Girls soccer

Camden Hills 4, Messalonskee 0

At Rockport Oct. 8, the Windjammers blanked the Eagles to net their 11th win of the season.

Charlotte Messer netted a pair of goals in the win for Camden Hills, while Bryn Anderson (goal), Kristina Kelly (goal), Ella Pierce (assist) and Kassie Krul (assist) also contributed on offense.

The Windjammers held a 29-2 edge in shots and 5-0 advantage in corner kicks.

“We had a great possession day,” said Camden Hills coach Meredith Messer. “The girls are really trying some creative things and I am very proud of how each player goes in the game and contributes.”

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (11-1, 114.2857 points) is second, while Bangor (11-0, 118.3673 points) is first in the 14-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Field hockey

Camden Hills 2, Erskine Academy 1 (2 OT)

At Rockport Oct. 8, the Windjammers got the winning goal with 3:25 left in regulation to sail to their fourth win of the campaign.

Sadie Mills got the game-winner, off assists from Suzannah Gray and Lexi Tinch, while Emily Bowen added a goal in the second half for the hosts.

Mya Maxim scored the lone goal of the game for the Eagles.

Jenna Stearns made two saves in the cage for Camden Hills, while Hannah Burns made seven saves in goal for Erskine Academy.

Camden Hills held a 9-3 edge in shots and 6-4 advantage in corner kicks.

On the winning goal, Gray, who had been injured for two weeks prior to Saturday’s game, carried the ball to the left post and after the goalie committed, pushed the ball to Tinch on the right.

Tinch flicked the ball on the cage and it was traveling just wide, but Mills touched it in for the game-winning score.

“Couldn’t have been a better combination of players and strategy for us,” said Camden Hills coach Lindsey Clement. “Sadie is so much better at air deflections, but it’s not something that we see often. Lexi is always ready and open in the circle. Suzannah is best at offense, knowing how to create and follow through with scoring opportunities.”

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Camden Hills (4-8-1, 18.7755 points) is 11th, while Gardiner (13-0, 153.3163 points) is first in the 14-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

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

Camden Hills' Ashlee McIntosh, right, and Erskine Academy's Malcolm Rivers. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Megan Gordon, right, and Erskine Academy's Malcolm Rivers. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Emily Bowen, right, and Erskine Academy's Kealy Gomes. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Emily Bowen. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Lexi Tinch, left. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Sadie Mills, right. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Courtney King, left, and Erskine Academy's Katelyn Hustus. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Sadie Mills, right, and Erskine Academy's Ally Kennedy. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Kristina Kelly, left, and Messalonskee's Makenzie Charest. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Bryn Anderson, left, and Messalonskee's Lauren Mercier. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Kaylyn Krul, right, and Messalonskee's McKenna Brodeur. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Charlotte Messer, left, and Messalonskee's Caitlin Parks. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Kassie Krul, right, and Claire Pierce. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Sarah Contento (21) and Messalonskee's Edin Sisson. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Lauren Miller, right, and Messalonskee's Brianne Benecke. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Joah Welt, left, and Lawrence's Jackson Dudley. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Max Pushaw (5). (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Bradley Spear. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Bradley Spear. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Morgan Mercier, right, and Lawrence's Cameron Carpenter. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Bradley Spear. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Morgan Mercier, back, and Lawrence's Cameron Carpenter. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Josiah Krul, left, and Lawrence's Jackson Dudley. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Kieran Lydon, right, and Morgan Mercier. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Kieran Lydon, left, and Lawrence's Christopher Goulette. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Joah Welt, left, and Lawrence's Eyan Blaisdell. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Colby Arau. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Camden Hills' Maddison Jordan. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
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