Just for kicks: Busline League soccer presses on
Busline League boys and girls soccer squads have played at a fevered pace in recent days with several makeup games due to heavy rain early in the season.
Coaches of middle school cross-country, football, field hockey and soccer can report game results to Courier Publications by emailing email@example.com or call 594-4401, extension 116.
The following is a recap of recently-played, reported games:
Camden-Rockport 4, Troy Howard 1
At Camden Sept. 19, the Schooners jumped out to an early lead and sailed to a three-goal win over the Lions.
Marshall Merriam, Tucker Grinnell, Noah Heidorn and Ezra Leavitt each scored goals for the winners, while Wyatt O'Brien added two assists and Simon Morin one.
Camden-Rockport outshot Troy Howard 20-8, while keeper Lucas Boetsch made three saves. Information on Troy Howard was unavailable.
“The team is playing well and they are beginning to communicate better and see the field,” said CRMS coach Dwight Pitcairn. “Offensively we need to move a little quicker and convert our opportunities. Overall I am very pleased with the teams progress and attitude.”
Medomak 1, Oceanside 0
At Thomaston Sept. 19, the 'Hawks got a goal from Joseph Horovitz, which was all the offense they needed in a win over the Mariners.
Kevin White minded the net for Medomak, while Oceanside outshot the visitors 22-12. Information on Oceanside was unavailable.
Camden-Rockport 4, Oceanside 0
At Camden Sept. 18, the Schooners sailed to a four-goal win over the visiting Mariners.
Marshall Merriam tallied three goals for the winners, while Michael Blackwell added a goal and Wyatt O'Brien and Simon Morin one assist.
Camden-Rockport outshot Oceanside 22-7. Lucas Boetsch made four saves in goal for the Schooners, while the Mariner keeper, whose name was unavailable, made nine saves.
“Offensively, Camden played well having hit the post twice and missed two penalty kicks,” said CRMS coach Dwight Pitcairn. “The team is playing better and the passing and movement off the ball is definitely paying off. The defense has been solid along with some great goal keeping from Lucas Boetsch. We have been working with a new team formation and so far the players are all doing their part. Oceanside [is] always a threat, especially on the counter attack, and they never gave up and continued to try to get back into the match until the final whistle.”
Searsport 6, Medomak 1
At Waldoboro Sept. 18, the Vikings prevailed by five goals over the host 'Hawks.
Leading the Searsport offense was Liam MacMillan with three goals, while Connor Kneeland added two and Aaron Wiley one. Brent Stewart scored the lone goal for the hosts.
Troy Howard 5, Searsport 4
At Searsport Sept. 18, the Lions roared to a one-goal win over the host Vikings.
Liam MacMillan scored twice for the hosts, while Connor Kneeland and Aaron Wiley also creased the net for Searsport. The names of oal scorers for Troy Howard were unavailable.
Camden-Rockport 8, Medomak 1
At Camden Sept. 16, the Schooners made quick work of the Riverhawks, as they prevailed by seven goals.
Leading the Schooner offense were Ezra Leavitt (2 goals), Will Nickerson (2 goals), Charlie O'Brien (goal), Simon Morin (goal, assist), Noah Heidorn (goal, assist), Marshall Merrian (goal), Michael Blackwell (2 assists), Eric Galser (assist) and Simon Turner (assist).
Wyatt Post scored the lone goal for Medomak.
Searsport 5, Oceanside 2
At Searsport Sept. 16, the Vikings got multi-goal games from Connor Kneeland and Liam MacMillan and won by three goals.
Kneeland had a hat trick in the win, while MacMillian added two goals for Searsport. The name of goal scorers for Oceanside were unavailable.
Camden-Rockport 6, Oceanside 0
At Camden Sept. 18, the Schooners had no trouble with the visiting Mariners and prevailed by six goals.
Kassandra Krul had two goals and two assists for CRMS, while Eve Gutheinz added two goals and one assist and Eliza Brown two goals. Eliza Roy and Sarah Contento also had assists in the win.
“This was another strong team performance,” said Schooner coach Robbie Krul. “The girls are playing really well together due to the fact that we only had two substitutes today due to sickness and injuries. The well-coached Oceanside team had a huge handicap due to the fact that they had a roster of 20-plus eighth-graders. It is difficult to get everybody in a game of only one hour and still be competitive.”
Eliza Roy and Abbey O'Donal minded the net for the Schooners.
Searsport 3, Medomak 2
At Waldoboro Sept. 17, the Vikings prevailed by one goal over the host Riverhawks.
Mikaela Alley, Ashten Wells and Hannah Nadeau scored for Searsport. Talia Willis and Maddy White scored for Medomak, while Addie Jameson made five saves in goal for the hosts.
Oceanside 3, Searsport 1
At Searsport Sept. 16, the Mariners came away with a two-goal victory over the Vikings.
Lauren Miller had a goal and an assist in the win, while Emilee Clough and Julia Raymond added goals and Skyla Dyer and Lauryn Arsenault one assist.
Mikaela Alley scored the lone goal for Searsport. Oceanside held a 6-0 edge in corner kicks.
Camden-Rockport 7, Medomak 0
At Camden Sept. 16, the Schooners got four first-half goals from Kassandra Krul and three second-half goals from Eve Gutheinz in a shutout win over the Riverhawks.
Krul and Gutheinz each had one assist in the win, as did Abbey O'Donal, Sarah Contento, Sam Zwecker, Eliza Roy and Claire Pierce.
“From the back to the middle to the attacking line, all the girls played really well as a team,” said coach Krul. “I am really proud of their improvement. The well-managed Medomak team played us tough and never gave up and made sure that we had to play our best soccer the entire game.”