High school soccer

Weekend pitch success for Panthers, Mariners, Windjammers

Many Midcoast squads in solid early-season Heal Points standing
By Staff | Sep 10, 2018

Five wins in eight games is not a bad day's work overall for teams from Medomak Valley, Oceanside, Camden Hills and Vinalhaven/North Haven on Saturday, Sept. 8, as all area schools, minus the islanders, tasted victory.

The Panthers booted to 6-0 wins over Lawrence of Fairfield, while the Mariners split as the girls earned a 5-0 win and the boys suffered a 2-1 overtime loss to Gardiner.

The Windjammers also posted impressive wins over Hampden Academy as the boys prevailed 4-1 and the girls 10-0.

The islanders fell to Richmond as the boys lost 5-0 and girls 12-0.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Boys soccer

Medomak Valley 6, Lawrence 0

At Waldoboro Sept. 8, the Panthers blanked the Bulldogs. Medomak Valley led 4-0 at halftime.

Leading the potent Panther scoring attack were Arie Vannoy (goal), Ian Doughty (goal), Ryan Creamer (goal assist), Nicholas Hill (goal), Justin Mahoney (goal), Alec Coughlin (assist) and Addison Mellor (assist).

Medomak Valley held 13-2 edge in shots and 6-2 advantage in corner kicks.

Aiden Starr made two saves in net for the Panthers, while Dylan Hardenburg made seven saves in goal for the Bulldogs.

Vannoy put the Panthers on the board after he beat the Lawrence keeper to his right on the near post with 29:22 left in the first half, while Doughty scored, off an assist from Mellor, with 23:21 left and Creamer off a breakaway with 15:34 left in the first half. Doughty then creased the net with 2:24 left to put the Panthers up four goals before halftime.

Hill scored early in the second half, off an assist from Creamer, with 37:48 remaining, while Mahoney booted a bullet from the 18-yard line that deflected off the hands of the Bulldog keeper and into the net with 20:16 left to wrap the scoring.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Medomak Valley (3-0-1, 6.0459 points) is third, while Gardiner (2-1-1, 6.5306 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Camden Hills 4, Hampden Academy 1

At Hampden Sept. 8, the Windjammers emerged victorious over the Broncos.

Ben Owre scored four goals for Camden Hills, while Michael Blackwell added an assist.

Matt Kremin made four saves in goal for the Windjammers. The visitors outshot the hosts 11-6.

"Today was a big step in the right direction for us,” said longtime Camden Hills coach Ryan Hurley. “Hampden [Academy] is a good team and will be worth a lot of Heal Points by season’s end. Ben was on fire in the first half and it was fun to witness his performance and the team’s celebration of each goal. We have another challenging week ahead with a tough [Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference] schedule that offers no reprieve, but we are having fun and growing each game."

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (2-1, 4.7959 points) is third, while Lewiston (2-0-1, 7.6531 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Gardiner 2, Oceanside 1 (OT)

At Thomaston Sept. 8, the Tigers netted a goal in overtime to prowl past the Mariners. The squads were tied 1-1 at halftime.

Nick Jones scored for the hosts, while Jackson Tweedy and Logan Keene each scored for the visitors.

Alec Sirois made 13 saves in goal for Oceanside, while Tim Doyle made eight saves in net for Gardiner.

The Tigers held a 17-13 lead in shots, while the Mariners finished with a 5-3 advantage in corner kicks.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Oceanside (0-4, no points) is 21st, while Gardiner (2-1-1, 6.5306 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Girls soccer

Camden Hills 10, Hampden Academy 0

At Hampden Sept. 8, the Windjammers blanked the Broncos. Camden Hills led 5-0 at halftime.

Eliza Roy led the Windjammer scoring attack with three goals and three assists, while Ella Pierce (2 goals, assist), Kassie Krul (2 goals, 2 assists), Kaylyn Krul (goal), Kristina Kelly (2 goals, assist) and Eve Gutheinz (assist) contributed to the offense.

Camden Hills held a 37-1 edge in shots and 5-1 advantage in corner kicks.

Izzy Lang and Alex Southworth split time in net for the Windjammers and made three saves, while Alie Hughes made multiple stops in net for the Broncos.

The Windjammers also held a 5-1 edge in corner kicks.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class A North, Camden Hills (3-0, 11.2245 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Oceanside 5, Gardiner 0

At Gardiner Sept. 8, the Mariners sailed past the host Tigers. Oceanside put the game out of reach early with a 4-0 halftime cushion.

Gabby Straka factored in all five goals for the Mariners with two goals and three assists, while Hope Butler (goal, assist), Abby Veilleux (goal, assist) and Kyra Fait (goal) chipped in on offense for the visitors.

Oceanside finished with a 13-10 advantage in shots and 3-1 edge in corner kicks.

Raechel Joyce made seven saves in net for the Mariners, while Brianna Perry made five saves in goal for the Tigers.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Oceanside (3-1, 8.4694 points) is third, while Presque Isle (3-0, 10.2551 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Medomak Valley 6, Lawrence 0

At Fairfield Sept. 8, the Panthers blanked the host Bulldogs.

Leading the Medomak Valley scoring attack were Cassie Smeltzer, Abby Lash, Aubrey Schaeffer, Sadie Cohen, Annie Vannoy and Autumn Ripley, while Stephanie Morse, Talia Willis, Addie Jameson, Cohen and Grace Kurr logged assists.

Kayla Donlin made four saves in net for the Panthers, while Riley Hanson made 21 saves for the Bulldogs.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Medomak Valley (3-1, 8.4694 points) is second, while Presque Isle (3-0, 10.2551 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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