High school soccer

Panthers, Mariners, Windjammers, islanders continue to toil in pitch affairs

Medomak Valley splits with Leavitt, Oceanside falls to Erskine Academy
By Staff | Oct 09, 2018
Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer Medomak Valley's Ian Doughty, front, and Joey Horovitz, right, along with Leavitt's Ethan Weston, on Oct. 5 during a high school boys soccer game in Waldoboro. The visiting Hornets stung the Panthers 2-1.

With fewer than two weeks left in the high school soccer regular season,  several local sides continued end-of-year pitch battles Thursday through Monday Oct. 4-8.

Medomak Valley split games with Leavitt of Turner, as the girls won 2-0 on Oct. 4 and the boys were nipped 2-1 on Oct. 5.

The Oceanside boys lost to visiting Erskine Academy of South China 4-2 on Oct. 5 and the Mariner girls lost 3-1 to the Eagles on the road the same day.

The Camden Hills boys also posted a 4-2 home win over Edward Little of Auburn on Oct. 6.

Vinalhaven/North Haven also was dealt losses to Richmond on Oct. 6 and to Temple Academy of Waterville on Oct. 8.

Watch video, and see more photos, from the Leavitt at Medomak Valley boys game.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Boys soccer

Temple Academy 11, Vinalhaven/North Haven 0

At Vinalhaven Oct. 8, the Bereans netted a lopsided, shutout win over the islanders. Temple Academy led 4-0 at halftime.

Leading the potent scoring attack by the visitors were Gian Marco Rossi (2 goals), Will Paradis (3 goals), Nathaniel Wiles (goal), Zack Wiles (goal), Jumpei Sakaguchi (goal) and Noah Shepherd (2 goals).

Joe Hopkins made 10 saves in net for the islanders, while Nathaniel Wiles made one save in goal for Temple Academy. The Bereans held a 7-1 edge in corner kicks.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class D South, Vinalhaven/North Haven (3-7, 16.0947 points) is 10th, while North Yarmouth Academy (10-2, 86.2245 points) is first in the 14-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Richmond 8, Vinalhaven/North Haven 2

At Richmond Oct. 6, the Bobcats blasted past the islanders. Richmond led 4-0 at halftime.

Keaton Lear and M.J. Augusto netted goals for the islanders, while Dakotah Gilpatric (4 goals), Nick Adams (goal), Andrew Vachon (3 goals) and Mitch Couturier (goal) paced the Bobcats.

Richmond outshot Vinalhaven/North Haven 31-4 and led 11-0 in corner kicks. Joe Hopkins made 13 saves in net for the Vikings, while John Paradis made three saves in goal for the Bobcats.

Camden Hills 4, Edward Little 2

At Rockport Oct. 6, the Windjammers doubled up the Red Eddies.

Ben Owre netted two goals for the hosts, while Quinn Brown and Bryce Tyler also scored for Camden Hills.

Mol Wien and Christian Beliveau scored for Edward Little.

Matt Kremin made seven saves in goal for the Windjammers, while Mack Sampson made six stops in net for the Red Eddies. Camden Hills led 10-8 in shots and 5-3 in corner kicks.

"The boys came out hard and played really well today,” said Camden Hills coach Ryan Hurley. “We need these points if there is any hope of making playoffs. We've got to come out like this from here on out as our backs are truly against the wall. I was proud of the effort and we got some nice goals and the defense looked improved over the past few games."

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (5-6, 25.7143 points) is ninth, while Lewiston (10-0-2, 135.4592 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Leavitt 2, Medomak Valley 1

At Waldoboro Oct. 5, the Panthers were stung by the Hornets.

Medomak Valley got its lone goal from Ryan Creamer, off a penalty shot, with 13:36 remaining in the first half.

Garrett Addison and Austin Taylor scored goals for Leavitt, both in the first half.

Aiden Starr made seven saves in net for the hosts, while Blaine Clark stopped six shots in goal for Leavitt.

The Hornets held a 9-7 edge in shots over the Panthers. The teams were equal in corner kicks two.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Medomak Valley (5-4-2, 34.5918 points) is 13th, while Presque Isle (8-0-2, 98.9286 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Erskine Academy 4, Oceanside 2

At Thomaston Oct. 5, the Eagles doubled up the Mariners.

Oceanside got goals from Ben Poland and Igli Bexhaku. Bexhaku added an assist on Poland's goal.

For Erskine Academy, Seth Reed, Dylan Wing, Sam York and Travis Dow netted goals.

Erskine Academy led 2-1 at halftime.

The Eagles outshot the Mariners 20-18 and held a 3-2 edge in corner kicks.

Oceanside's Caleb Powell made 16 saves in net, while the Eagles' Dow also made 16 saves in goal.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Oceanside (0-11, no points) is 21st, while Presque Isle (8-0-2, 98.9286 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Girls soccer

Erskine Academy 3, Oceanside 1

At South China Oct. 5, the Eagles flew past the Mariners. Erskine Academy led 2-0 at halftime.

Hope Butler scored the lone goal for Oceanside, while Riley Reitchel (2 goals) and Mary Jane Williams (goal) paced Erskine Academy.

Erskine Academy led 22-2 in shots and 1-0 in corner kicks. Raechel Joyce made 15 saves in net for the Mariners, while Caitlin Labbe minded the goal for the Eagles.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Oceanside (5-4-2, 53.2908 points) is eighth, while Hermon (11-0-1, 107.7551 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Medomak Valley 2, Leavitt 0

At Turner Oct. 4, the Panthers clawed to victory over the Hornets.

Talia Willis and Sadie Cohen scored for Medomak Valley, as both came in the first half. Aubrey Schaeffer chipped in an assist.

Willis received a pass and dribbled into the box to go one-on-one with the Leavitt keeper and scored, while Cohen's goal came off a corner kick, from Schaeffer, where Cohen headed the ball into the back of the net.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Medomak Valley (6-2-3, 72.3214 points) is fourth, while Hermon (11-0-1, 107.7551 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.

Leavitt at Medomak Valley boys soccer
Medomak Valley hosts Leavitt on Oct. 5 in high school boys soccer in Waldoboro. (Video by: Holly Vanorse Spicer and Zack Miller)
Medomak Valley's Ryan Creamer. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Aiden Starr. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Alec Coughlin, front, and Zach Winpenney. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Jake Bickmore, right, and Leavitt's Evan Cossey. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Brandon Starr, right, and Leavitt's Blaine Clark. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Jake Bickmore, right, and Leavitt's Ethan Demerchant. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Alec Coughlin, right, and Zach Winpenney, left, along with Leavitt's Garrett Addison. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Ryan Creamer, front. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Jake Bickmore. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Jake Bickmore. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Jake Bickmore, front. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Ian Doughty, front, and Joey Horovitz, back right, along with Leavitt's Ethan Demerchant and Ethan Weston. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Arie Vannoy. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Arie Vannoy. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Arie Vannoy. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Coleman Swain, front. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Jake Bickmore. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Ryan Creamer. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Ryan Creamer, front. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Alec Coughlin. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Ian Doughty, right, and Leavitt's Zack Morrison. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
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