High school soccer

Panthers sweep Mariners, Windjammers put spell on Witches

Vinalhaven-North Haven starts season as island teams split with different opponents
By Staff | Sep 11, 2019
Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer Medomak Valley's Alyssa Creamer, middle, and Oceanside's Maggie Callahan, right, go for the ball, while Oceanside's Hannah Robinson watches on Sept. 10 in high school girls soccer. The Panthers beat the Mariners 6-0 in Waldoboro.

It was a banner day on the pitch for many area high school soccer teams — including Medomak Valley and Camden Hills — as the four collected early-season victories on Tuesday, Sept. 10, along with one of the island teams.

The Panthers squared off with Midcoast rival Oceanside as the Panther girls prowled to a 6-0 win and boys a 9-0 decision, while the Windjammers bested Brewer as the girls sailed to a 9-0 victory and boys a 3-1 triumph.

The same day, in season-opening games, the Vinalhaven-North Haven boys also earned a 3-2 win over Greater Portland Christian, while the islander girls fell 5-1 to Pine Tree Academy of Freeport.

Watch Medomak Valley-Oceanside videos and see photos from the games below.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Boys soccer

Medomak Valley 9, Oceanside 0

At Thomaston Sept. 10, the Panthers scored goals in droves and prowled past the rival Mariners. Medomak Valley held a 5-0 lead at halftime.

Leading the potent Panther scoring attack were Will Smith (3 goals), Zach Cheesman (goal, 2 assists), Isaiah Staples (goal), Brandon Starr (2 goals, assist), Justin Mahoney (goal), Parker Morrison (goal), Ian Doughty (assist), Patrick McKenney (assist) and Addison Mellor (assist).

In goal, Medomak Valley held a 17-5 edge in shots. Jake Bickmore had three first-half saves for Medomak Valley and Smith two second-half saves, while Isaiah Meklin made eight saves for Oceanside.

Smith got the scoring started for the Panthers a mere 41 seconds into the game, off an assist from Cheesman, while he doubled the score at the 37:40-mark, off an assist from Starr.

Camden Hills 3, Brewer 1

At Rockport Sept. 10, the Windjammers continued their strong start to the campaign with a victory over the visiting Witches. The squads were tied 1-1 at halftime.

Adam Thorndike, Max Welt and Daniel Rodriguez tallied goals for the Windjammers, while Quinn Brown added two assists and Rodriguez one assist. Gavin Carr scored for Brewer.

Casey Messer made four saves on five shots in goal for Camden Hills, wile Matt Mousseau made five saves on 15 shots for Brewer.

“We were a little slower to get started today, but we finished the game strong and earned valuable Heal Points against a hungry Brewer team,” said Camden Hills coach Ryan Hurley. “The boys did a great job keeping their composure and we had some new faces step forward and take their chances in some big moments. The [Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference] is shaping up to be very competitive this season and we are learning first-hand the competitive edge that every game requires.”

Girls soccer

Medomak Valley 6, Oceanside 0

At Waldoboro Sept. 10, the Panthers defended their home field with ease en route to a lopsided win over the Mariners.

Abby Lash pumped in four goals in the winning effort for Medomak Valley, while Lizzi Swan and Paige Powell added scores for the hosts.

Kayla Donlin made one save in goal for the Panthers, while Hannah Robinson made 21 saves for the Mariners.

Medomak Valley held a 27-1 edge in shots and 8-1 advantage in corner kicks.

Camden Hills 9, Brewer 0

At Brewer Sept. 10, the Windjammers made quick work in a lopsided win over the Witches. Camden Hills led 5-0 at halftime.

Leading the Camden Hills offense were Lexi Heidorn (2 goals, assist), Kristina Kelly (3 goals, 3 assists), Kaylyn Krul (2 goals), Ella Pierce (goal, assist), Ali Tassoni (goal) and Caroline Contento (assist).

The Windjammers held a 36-2 lead in shots. Alex Southworth made one save in net for Camden Hills.

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

Medomak Valley at Oceanside boys soccer
Oceanside hosts Medomak Valley on Sept. 10 in high school boys soccer in Waldoboro. (Video by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside at Medomak Valley girls soccer
Medomak Valley hosts Oceanside on Sept. 10 in high school girls soccer. (Video by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Molly Gould, left, and Grace Woodman. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Abby Lash, left, and Oceanside's Michaela Smith, middle, and Emily Sykes. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Abby Lash, left, and Zaniah Puchalski, right, as well as Oceanside's Michaela Smith, left, and Emily Sykes. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Alydia Hatch, left, and Madison Benner, right, as well as Medomak Valley's Abby Lash. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Abby Lash, left, and Oceanside's Madison Benner. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Sadie Cohen. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Sadie Cohen. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Alydia Hatch, back, and Abby Waterman. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Hannah Prock. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Gabby Baughman. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Emily Sykes. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Emily Sykes. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Julia Kunesh. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Abby Lash. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Annie Vannoy, left, and Sadie Cohen, right, as well as Oceanside's Abby Waterman. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Martina Straka, left, and Medomak Valley's Autumn Ripley. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Martina Straka, left, and Medomak Valley's Autumn Ripley. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Emily Sykes, left, and Medomak Valley's Autumn Ripley. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Sadie Cohen, left, and Oceanside's Abby Waterman. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Molly Gould, left, and Medomak Valley's Annie Vannoy. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Gabby Baughman. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Alydia Hatch. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Grace White. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Grace White, front, and Lizzi Swan. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Sadie Cohen, left, and Oceanside's Martina Straka. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Lizzi Swan, left, and Oceanside's Martina Straka. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Sadie Cohen. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Hannah Lee, left, and Lizzi Swan, middle, as well as Oceanside's Madison Benner, left, and Maggie Callahan. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Sadie Cohen, left, and Oceanside's Abby Waterman. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Lizzi Swan, left, and Oceanside's Emily Sykes. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Hannah Robinson, left, and Maggie Callahan, right, as well as Medomak Valley's Alyssa Creamer. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Alyssa Creamer, left, and Oceanside's Madison Benner, left, Emily Sykes, middle, and Maggie Callahan. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Gabby Baughman. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Madison Benner. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Alyssa Creamer, left, and Oceanside's Isabella Danforth. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Alex Bartlett, left, and Medomak Valley's Zach Cheesman. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Zach Cheesman, front, and Patrick McKenney. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Jake Bickmore, left, and Oceanside's Nate Coombs. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Ben Poland. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Grayson Morris. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Addison Mellor, left, Zach Cheesman, middle, and Jake Bickmore, as well as Oceanside's Koyla Philbrook. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Jake Bickmore, left, and Gavin Readinger, as well as Oceanside's Nate Coombs. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Justin Mahoney, left, and Oceanside's Grayson Morris.. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Addison Mellor, left, and Justin Mahoney, right, as well as Oceanside's Will Eaton. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Zach Cheesman, left, and Oceanside's Koyla Philbrook. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Nate Coombs. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Sam Vose, left, and Nate Coombs. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Addison Mellor, front, and an Oceanside player. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Will Eaton, left, and Koyla Philbrook, as well as Medomak Valley's Justin Mahoney, left, and Will Cheesman. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Addison Mellor, left, and Zach Cheesman, as well as Oceanside's Koyla Philbrook. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Brandon Starr, left, and Addison Mellor, and Oceanside's Will Eaton. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Koyla Philbrook, left, and Medomak Valley's Justin Mahoney, front, Nathan Andrick, middle, and Patrick McKenney. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Koyla Philbrook, left, and Medomak Valley's Justin Mahoney, front, and Zack Winpenney. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Justin Mahoney, right, and Oceanside's Grayson Morris. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Justin Mahoney, right, and Oceanside's Grayson Morris. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Zach Cheesman. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Ben Poland. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Alex Bartlett, left, and Ben Poland. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Jake Bickmore, left, and Oceanside's Ben Poland. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Zach Cheesman, left, and Gavin Readinger, as well as Oceanside's Koyla Philbrook. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Isaiah Meklin, left, and Will Eaton. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Hayden Jacques kneels in the grass as he watches the action on the field and waits to enter the game. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Ian Doughty, left, and Addison Mellor, back, as well as Oceanside's Koyla Philbrook. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Will Eaton. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Ian Doughty, left, Patrick McKenney, middle, and Zack Winpenney. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
(Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Ben Poland. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Jake Bickmore, front, and Aiden Starr. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Will Eaton. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Will Eaton. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Nate Coombs, left, and Alex Bartlett. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Aidan Bonzagni, left, and Sam Vose, as well as Medomak Valley's Brandon Starr. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Medomak Valley's Justin Mahoney. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
An Oceanside player, left, and Sam Vose, right, as well as Medomak Valley's Ian Doughty, left, and Will Cheesman. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Hayden Jacques, left, and Medomak Valley's Will Cheesman. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Oceanside's Hayden Jacques, left, and Medomak Valley's Will Cheesman. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
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