Vinalhaven/North Haven girls on four-game win streakVinalhaven/North Haven boys garner split with Cavaliers
Vinalhaven — Do not look now, but the Vinalhaven/North Haven girls soccer team is on a roll.
After starting the season 0-5, the mighty islanders have rattled off four straight high school pitch victories, the most recent a 2-0 win over Greater Portland Christian Wednesday, Oct. 2 at Fitzpatrick Stadium in Portland. The Vikings have also claimed a pair of wins over Valley of Bingham Sept. 27-28 prior to besting GPC Sept. 25 at Vinalhaven.
The Vikings have outscored opponents 21-2 in their last four contests.
The Vinalhaven/North Haven boys have also split its last two games in a doubleheader over Valley of Bingham.
The following is a breakdown of recently-reported results:
Vinalhaven/North Haven 2, Greater Portland Christian 0
At Portland Oct. 2, the islanders blanked the host Lions and won their fourth straight game.
Sarah James and Eliza Davidson creased the net for the winners. Clarissa Jones made 14 saves in goal for the Lions, while Bailey Wadleigh made three saves in net for the Vikings.
Vinalhaven/North Haven 7, Valley 0
At Bingham Sept. 28, the islanders bested the host Cavaliers.
Sarah James scored three goals for the winners, while Deja Doughty, Molly Foisy, Hannah Noyes and Maddie Hallowell scored for the islanders.
Bailey Wadleigh made two saves in net for Vinalhaven/North Haven, while Samantha West made seven saves in goal for Valley.
Vinalhaven/North Haven 4, Valley 0
At Bingham Sept. 27, the islanders blanked the Cavaliers and sailed to their second win.
Bethany Candage, Maddie Hallowell, Taylor Littlefield and Molly Foisy scored goals for the visitors.
Bailey Wadleigh made two saves in net for the islanders, while Samantha West made eight saves in goal for the Cavaliers.
Vinalhaven/North Haven 8, Greater Portland Christian 0
At Vinalhaven Sept. 25, the islanders had no trouble with the host Lions and picked up their first win of the season.
Bethany Candage scored four goals for the islanders, while Maddie Hallowell added two and Taylor Littlefield and Ellie Reidy one.
Bailey Wadleigh made two saves in net for the hosts, while Eve Diby made 17 saves in goal for the visitors. Vinalhaven/North Haven outshot GPC 27-2 and led 2-0 in corner kicks.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, Vinalhaven/North Haven (3-5, 2.1429 points) is seventh, while Richmond (7-1-2, 37.3214 points) is first in the nine-team region. The top six teams qualify for the playoffs.
The islanders' recent win over GPC has yet to be reported to the Heal Point site.
Valley 4, Vinalhaven/North Haven 2
At Bingham Sept. 28, the Cavaliers buried two penalty kicks, which proved the difference against the visiting islanders.
Avery Waterman had a goal and an assist in the loss, while Noah Slivinsky added a goal and Liam Thomas an assist for the islanders. Stone Ellis tallied two goals for Valley and Jordan Gillespie and Collin Miller one.
Aiden Emerson had seven saves in net for Vinalhaven/North Haven, while Cody Lawyerson had 10 saves in goal for Valley. Both teams attempted 12 shots.
Vinalhaven/North Haven 2, Valley 1
At Bingham Sept. 27, the islanders doubled up the host Cavaliers.
Zeb Campbell and Avery Waterman each scored for Vinalhaven/North Haven, while Waterman and Chase McDonald logged assists
Jordan Gillespie had a goal and Stone Ellis an assist for Valley.
Aidan Emerson made 10 saves in net for the islanders, while Cody Lawyerson had six saves for the Cavaliers. The islanders outshot Valley 17-15 and led 8-7 in corner kicks.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, Vinalhaven/North Haven (2-5, 16.3690 points) is seventh, while Chop Point of Woolwich (7-1, 42.4242 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.