The Oceanside soccer teams opened their 2021 high school seasons against Lincoln Academy of Newcastle as the Midcoast-based pitch squads came up on the short end.

The Mariners boys were dealt a 7-2 home loss on Sam Pendleton Field in Thomaston, while the girls were doubled up 2-1 by the Eagles on the road.

Oceanside’s Alex Bartlett. Photo by Holly Vanorse Spicer

The following is a recap of the games:

Boys

Lincoln Academy 7, Oceanside 2

At Thomaston Sept. 3, the Eagles netted the first four goals and rode that momentum to a season-opening win over the Mariners.

Melvin Sermeno and Alex Bartlett finished with a goal and assist for Oceanside.

Maddox Tilas and Casey Duncan netted two goals for the winners, while Nick Archer, Levi Farrin and Ben Sawer added one.

Oceanside’s Isaiah Meklin. Photo by Holly Vanorsde Spicer

Girls

Lincoln Academy 2, Oceanside 1

At Newcastle Sept. 3, the host Eagles doubled up the Mariners. Lincoln Academy led 2-0 at halftime.

Audrey Mackie netted the goal in the second half for Oceanside, while Catarina Johnson and Skylar Houghton scored for Lincoln Academy.

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