High school boys and girls soccer

Mariners, Panthers, Windjammers toil in late-season pitch play

Medomak Valley girls, Camden Hills boys nail down victories
By Staff | Oct 09, 2017

Medomak Valley, Camden Hills and Oceanside were in action on the soccer pitch in recent days, a scenario that led to a mixed bag of results for the Midcoast high school squads.

The Panther girls posted a 1-0 overtime win over Leavitt of Turner in Waldoboro, while the Panther boys lost 3-1 in Turner.

The Mariner teams were shut out by Erskine Academy of South China, with the boys falling 3-0 in South China and girls 1-0 in Thomaston.

The Windjammer boys also posted a 3-1 win over Hampden Academy in a recent makeup game.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Girls soccer

Medomak Valley 1, Leavitt 0 (OT)

At Waldoboro Oct. 6, the Panthers got a game-winning goal from Maddy White en route to their second win of the campaign. The squads were scoreless at halftime.

White’s goal came off an assist from Abby Lash when Lash beat her defender and played the pass back to White, who creased the net from six yards.

Medomak Valley led 6-3 in shots and 5-3 in corner kicks. Kayla Donlin made three saves in goal for the Panthers, while Leavitt’s goalie, whose name was  unavailable, made three saves.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Medomak Valley (2-9-1, 18.8010 points) is 13th, while Caribou (10-0, 101.9898 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Erskine Academy 1, Oceanside 0

At Thomaston Oct. 6, the Eagles soared past the Mariners by a single score. Erskine Academy led 1-0 at halftime.

Haymanot Maynard scored the only goal for the visitors with 35:56 remaining in the first half, off an assist by Kayla Hubbard.

Erskine Academy held a 9-8 edge in shots and 1-0 advantage in corner kicks. Raechel Joyce made five saves in net for the Mariners and Taylor Shute three saves for the Eagles.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Oceanside (6-4-1, 47.2704 points) is ninth, while Caribou (10-0, 101.9898 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Boys soccer

Camden Hills 3, Hampden Academy 1

At Hampden Oct. 5, the Windjammers sailed past the Broncos by a two-goal margin. Hampden Academy led 1-0 at halftime.

Will Nickerson and Marshall Merriam scored for Camden Hills, while the third goal deflected off a Hampden Academy player after a Merriam corner kick. John Wolfington scored the lone goal for the Broncos.

Lucas Boetsch made nine saves on 10 shots in goal for Camden Hills, while Andrew Farnham made nine saves on 12 shots in goal for Hampden Academy.

"We knew it was going to be a very tough game up in Hampden and that is certainly how things panned out,” said Camden Hills coach Ryan Hurley. “In the first half we really struggled to get used to the surface, but in the second half we settled down and played our game. Hampden is a good side and much better than their record indicates so we were pleased to get the win.”

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (6-2-3, 69.2857 points) is fourth, while Bangor (10-0-1, 136.6327 points) is first in the 14-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Leavitt 3, Medomak Valley 1

At Turner Oct. 6, the Hornets stung the Panthers en route to a two-goal triumph. Leavitt led 3-0 at halftime.

Joey Horovitz scored on a penalty shot early in the second half for Medomak Valley, while Garrett Addison scored twice and Peter Cornello once for Leavitt.

The Hornets held a 10-8 lead in shots.

Aiden Starr made seven saves in goal for the Panthers, while the Hornet goalie, whose name was unavailable, made seven saves.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Medomak Valley (5-6-1, 18.4184 points) is 15th, while Brewer (9-2-1, 87.3724 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Erskine Academy 3, Oceanside 0

At South China Oct. 6, the Eagles blanked the Mariners. Erskine Academy led 1-0 at halftime.

Michael Sprague scored twice for Erskine Academy and Sam York one.

Erskine Academy held a 19-4 edge in shots and 4-0 advantage in corner kicks.

Caleb Powell made 16 saves for the Mariners and David McGraw two saves for the Eagles.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Oceanside (0-10-1, 2.4235 points) is 20th, while Brewer (9-2-1, 87.3724 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

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

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