The end of the high school soccer regular season is in sight, as Midcoast teams look to improve playoff positions and seasonal records.

Scene from Oceanside at Belfast on Oct. 5 in high school girls soccer. Photo by Zack Miller

In a busy slate on the boys side on Tuesday, Oct. 5, Medomak Valley of Waldoboro bested Maranacook of Readfield 3-2, Camden Hills defeated Mount Ararat of Topsham 4-2, Mount View of Thorndike stayed unbeaten with a 2-1 overtime win over George Stevens Academy of Blue Hill, Belfast earned a 5-2 victory over Oceanside of Rockland, Islesboro also remained undefeated with a 3-0 decision over Chop Point of Woolwich and Vinalhaven bested Greater Portland Christian 4-0.

On the girls side, Medomak Valley defeated previously-unbeaten Maranacook of Readfield 2-1 in overtime, Belfast bested Oceanside 3-0 and Vinalhaven beat Greater Portland Christian 5-0.

Also on Monday, Oct. 4, the Camden Hills girls earned a 2-0 win over Skowhegan and Searsport girls 2-0 win over Greenville, while the Mount View girls fell 2-1 to GSA. The Searsport boys also fell 4-1 to Greenville.

On Wednesday, Oct. 5, the Camden Hills girls netted a 9-0 win over Oxford Hills, while the Searsport and Sumner girls battled to a 1-1 tie.

On Thursday, Oct. 6, the Mount View girls bested Washington Academy 4-3 and Medomak Valley defeated Lincoln Academy 2-1, while the Oceanside boys lost 6-1 to Erskine Academy of South China.

This year will feature an open tournament for the postseason, with all teams qualifying, said Maine Principals’ Association Executive Director Mike Burnham.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Boys

Camden Hills 4, Mount Ararat 2

At Topsham Oct. 5, the Windjammers netted a two-goal victory over the host Eagles. Camden Hills held a 1-0 edge at halftime.

Cam Brown scored two goals in the victory for Camden Hills, while Evan Constantine (goal, assist), Ben Schenk (assist) and Finley Fitch (goal) also chipped in on offense for the Windjammers.

Sebastian Varella and Seth Rethi netted scores for Mount Ararat.

Henry Pharris made six saves on 12 shots in goal for the Windjammers, while J. Fullerton made 12 saves on 21 shots in net for the Eagles.

Camden Hills also held an 8-6 edge in corner kicks.

“Today felt like a playoff game and I think the team responded really well,” said Camden Hills coach Ryan Hurley. “Mount Ararat came out and played with a lot of heart and moved the ball well on their new turf field. Tonight was our first game of the season on turf and I thought we adjusted really well and played a good game. We have the toughest schedule in the league and these games will hopefully bode well for us being prepared to make a run in the postseason. We will savor the victory, as it’s a big one, and start anew tomorrow preparing for our homecoming tilt against Oxford Hills [of South Paris] on Saturday. “

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (7-1-1, 162.3478 points) is second, while Lewiston (8-0-1, 166.3590 points) is first in the 12-team region.

Belfast 5, Oceanside 2

At Thomaston Oct. 5, the Lions spoiled the Mariners’ homecoming and netted a three-goal victory. Belfast led 2-0 at halftime.

Scene from Belfast at Oceanside on Oct. 5 in high school boys soccer in Thomaston. Photo by Holly Vanorse Spicer

Holden Nichols creased the net twice in the win for Belfast, while Zepherin Leppanen, Brigham Graf and Ollie Tarbox added one score. Liam Porter and Melvin Sermeno earned scores for Oceanside.

“We turned in another inconsistent effort tonight,” said Mariner coach Travis Doughty. “We just came off a great week last week and maybe got a little complacent. We will get back to work and hopefully be playing our best for playoffs. They simply were more aggressive and more hungry tonight. All credit to Belfast, they earned it.”

Oceanside held a 15-8 advantage in shots, while the teams attempted one corner kick.

Elias Howard made five saves in goal for the Lions, while Isaiah Meklin made three saves in net for the Mariners.

Scene from Belfast at Oceanside on Oct. 5 in high school boys soccer in Thomaston. Photo by Holly Vanorse Spicer

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (4-6, 28.6222 points) is seventh and Oceanside (2-9, 15.3636 points) ninth. Presque Isle (6-0-1, 161.6250 points) is first in the 15-team region.

Mount View 2, George Stevens Academy 1 (OT)

At Thorndike Oct. 5, the Mustangs got a pair of goals from Draedyn Furrow — including the game-winner with 48 seconds left in the first overtime — and remained unbeaten. GSA led 1-0 at halftime.

Furrow’s first goal came after a huge punt from goalie Declan Knowlton before a give-and-go with teammate Noah Hurd put Furrow in position to tie the game, while the two collaborated on the game-winner as well as Furrow found the net from close range.

David Gadsby scored for GSA.

GSA outshot Mount View 10-7.

Harrison Walden made five saves in net for the Eagles, while Knowlton made nine saves in goal for the ‘Stangs.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class C North, Mount View (10-0, 126.3192 points) is second, while Orono (8-0, 213.6070 points) is first in the 15-team region.

Vinalhaven 4, Greater Portland Christian 0

At Vinalhaven Oct. 5, the Vikings got their first win of the campaign, this time over the visiting Lions.

Robbie Swears scored two goals for Vinalhaven, while Lincoln Dennison and Ira Stockman added one.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class D South, Vinalhaven (1-3, 12.1427 points) is 14th, while Islesboro (5-0, 136.0002 points) is first in the 14-team region.

Medomak Valley 3, Maranacook 2

At Readfield Oct. 5, the Panthers prowled past the Black Bears and netted a point-worthy win. The score was knotted 1-1 at halftime.

Mohamedi Ngido netted two goals for the winners, while Slavik Moody added one and Jake Bickmore and Addison Mellor one assist. Luke McLaughlin and Jacob Nisby scored for Maranacook.

The Panthers held the edge in shots 15-9, while the Black Bears held the advantage in corner kicks 3-1.

Eli Pluecker made seven saves in goal for Medomak Valley and Brayden St. Pierre 12 stops in net for Maranacook.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B South, Medomak Valley (9-2, 83.0414 points) is eighth, while Yarmouth (9-0-1, 189.5389 points) is first in the 16-team region.

Islesboro 3, Chop Point 0

At Woolwich Oct. 5, the Eagles remained unbeaten with a win over the Blue Bears.

Matt Britton had two goals and Logan Burns one, while Robert Conover finished two saves in net and earned the shutout for the islanders.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class D South, Islesboro (5-0, 136.0002 points) is first in the 14-team region.

Girls

Camden Hills 9, Oxford Hills 0

At Norway Oct. 6, the Windjammers sailed to their third straight win, this time over the Vikings. Camden Hills led 3-0 at halftime.

The potent Camden Hills offense was paced by Brenna Mackey (2 goals, assist), Ali Tassoni (3 goals), Jaden Johnson (goal), Tessa Whitley (goal), Sydney Stone (goal, 2 assists), Britta Denny (goal), Auren Teel (assist) and Leah Snyder (3 assists).

Camden Hills held a 16-1 edge in shots and a 3-0 edge in corner kicks. Lily Stowe got the shutout in net for the Windjammers.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (7-2, 125.4343 points) is third, while Bangor (9-0, 223.1356 points) is first in the 12-team region.

Searsport 1, Sumner 1

At Sullivan Oct. 6, the Vikings and Tigers battled to a stalemate after two 40-minute halves and two five-minute overtimes.

Lily Nadeau scored for Searsport off an assist from Kallie Boutot, while Sage Soule scored for Sumner.

The Tigers held a 30-12 edge in shots and a 13-1 advantage in corner kicks. Ana Lang made 21 saves in bet for Searsport, while Makayla Bunker made four saves for Sumner.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class D South, Searsport (3-3, 49.7776 points) is fourth, while North Yarmouth Academy (9-0-1, 160.3182 points) is first in the 12-team region.

Medomak Valley 2, Maranacook 1 (OT)

At Waldoboro Oct. 5, the Panthers got the equalizer late in the second half and game-winner 55 seconds into overtime as they knocked off the previously-unbeaten Black Bears. Maranacook held a 1-0 edge at halftime.

Grace White scored the game-winner off a beautiful cross from Alyssa Creamer with 4:05 left in the first OT. White delivered a beautiful cross of her own with 13:58 left in regulation, which was finished in front of the net by Autumn Ripley.

Emily Harper scored for Marancook with roughly a minute to play in the first half.

The Black Bears held a 12-10 edge in shots and 6-2 advantage in corner kicks.

Addison McCormick made six saves in net for Medomak Valley and Kaleigh Kabiecki two saves in goal for Maranacook.

Scene from Maranacook at Medomak Valley on Oct. 5 in high school girls soccer in Waldoboro. Photo by Mark Haskell

“Great team effort,” said Medomak Valley coach Darryl Townsend. “Girls played very hard, created quality chances to score and played great team defense too. The girls really wanted to show up and play well. They’ve been training very well too. Wanted to prove they were better than a 3-0 loss like last time they played.”

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B South, Medomak Valley 11-1, 120.6405 points) is third, while Cape Elizabeth (9-1, 169.2040 points) is first in the 16-team region.

Belfast 3, Oceanside 0

At Belfast Oct. 5, the Lions emerged with a shutout victory over the Mariners. Belfast led 3-0 at halftime.

Lia Frazee scored two goals and added one assist for Belfast, while Natalie Hamlin added a score.

Ada Curry made four saves on four shots in goal for the Lions, while Jillian Barnard made five saves on eight shots in net for the Mariners.

Oceanside held a 3-1 edge in corner kicks.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (3-7, 42.7722 points) is seventh, while Oceanside (1-7, 14.2500 points) is 14th. Hermon (8-0, 154.4305 points) is first in the 15-team region.

George Stevens Academy 2, Mount View 1

At Thorndike Oct. 4, the Eagles penned in the host Mustangs. GSA led 2-0 at halftime, as the Eagles netted the goals in the final minutes of the half.

Hannah Coolen scored for the Mustangs, while Sophie Landrum and Dell Davis scored for GSA and Clementine Bannon added an assist.

Giulia Ferrando made five saves on nine shots in goal for Mount View, while Mya Schlidroth made nine saves on 14 shots in net for GSA.

“We just came out sluggish and were a step behind all first half,” said Mount View coach David Page. “Then to have those two breakdowns just before the half was tough. We responded after halftime and had the pressure on them all half but couldn’t get that second goal to equalize. It’s a tough team talk after the game when you know you deserve better but the ball just doesn’t bounce your way. We know we have to come out stronger from the get go, so we’ll see how we respond Thursday versus Washington Academy [of East Machias].”

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class C North, Mount View (3-6, 30.6032 points) is 12th, while Bucksport (10-0, 171.3556 points) is first in the 16-team region.

Camden Hills 2, Skowhegan 0

At Skowhegan Oct. 4, the Windjammers ended their brief two-game losing streak with a shutout win over the River Hawks. Camden Hills led 2-0 at halftime.

Brenna Mackey and Ali Tassoni netted goals for the Windjammers, off assists from Sydney Stone and Ella Powers.

Searsport 2, Greenville 0

At Greenville Oct. 4, the Vikings netted a shutout victory over the Lakers.

Sadie Golder and Jordan Greeley collected goals for Searsport, while Lily Nadeau added an assist.

Searsport led 19-16 in shots and 1-0 in corner kicks.

Ana Lang made 14 saves in net for the Vikings, while Lexi Bjork made 16 saves in goal for the Lakers.

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