The Vinalhaven boys and girls soccer squads appear to be playoff-bound on the heels of their most recent contests, rare "home" games on the mainland against Rangeley Tuesday, Oct. 9 in late-season Class D showdowns.

The Viking boys picked up a 6-0 win over the Lakers in their regular-season finale, while the Viking girls fell 2-0 to the Lakers in games played at Point Lookout in Northport.

The Viking girls have one game remaining on Thursday, Oct. 11 at Greater Portland Christian.

The Vinalhaven boys are firmly entrenched in the Western Class D playoffs, while the Vinalhaven girls look to have secured the fifth and final playoff spot in the region.

Boys

Vinalhaven 6, Rangeley 0

At Northport Oct. 9, the Vikings scored at will during the course of the game and blanked the visiting Lakers.

Zeb Campbell scored three goals for the winners, while Shane Carlsen, Daulton Hornby and Noah Slivinsky also creased the net for the islanders.

Scott James made two saves in goal for Vinalhaven, while Gunner Johnson made 12 saves in net for Rangeley. The Vikings outshot the Lakers 15-2 and held a 15-3 advantage in corner kicks.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, Vinalhaven (7-6, 46.2306 points) is third, while Richmond (14-0, 94.7846 points) is first in the 11-team region. The top seven teams qualify for the playoffs.

Vinalhaven's game with Rangelely has yet to be added to the current Heal Point Standings.

Girls

Rangeley 2, Vinalhaven 0

At Northport Oct. 9, the Lakers jumped to an early lead and held the islanders in check en route to the win.

Jenny Abbott and Abby Abbott scored goals to lead Rangeley.

Bailey Wadleigh and Hayley Bryant combined to make six saves on eight shots in goal for the islanders, while Rangeley's goalie, whose name was unavailable, made 12 saves on 12 shots. The Lakers also held a 6-4 edge in corner kicks.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, Vinalhaven (2-7, 6.0417 points) is fifth, while Richmond (12-0-1, 91.5009 points) is first in the seven-team region. The top five teams qualify for the playoffs.

Vinalhaven's game with Rangelely has yet to be added to the current Heal Point Standings.

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