High school soccer

Lion boys, girls; Mustang boys among Sept. 13 pitch winners

By Staff | Sep 14, 2012

It was a busy day on the soccer pitch for Waldo County high school squads Thursday, Sept. 13, with several teams tangling with opponents in their respective conferences.

Among Thursday's winners were the Mount View and Belfast boys squads, along with the Belfast girls.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Girls soccer

Belfast 2, Maine Central Institute 1

At Pittsfield Sept. 13, the Lions earned their first victory of the new season with a hard-fought decision over the host Huskies. Ashley Littlefield and Alexis Racioppi both scored for the Lions, while H. Emery tallied the MCI goal. Lydia Violette had an assist on Racioppi's goal.

BAHS took a 1-0 lead at halftime and 2-0 in the second half. "We hung on for the win ... played frantically at the end of the match," said Belfast coach Chris Lavalle.

MCI held a 17-16 edge in shots and Belfast led 4-3 in corner kicks. Breeann Cummings made 14 saves in net for the Lions and R. Lawn nine in goal for MCI.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Mount View (0-5, no points) is last, while Presque Isle (4-1, 28.0612 points) is first in the 18-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Gardiner 2, Mount View 1

At Gardiner Sept. 13, the Mustangs played "the best 80 minutes since I've been here," said second-year coach David Page, but came up just short against the host Tigers.

Mount View took an early 1-0 lead when Katelyn Willis scored with 21:17 remaining, but the Tigers tallied the equalizer with 3:48 left in the first half and the go-ahead tally with 23:04 left in the second half on a pair of scores by Allison Day to secure the win. Emma Hickey assisted on Day's first goal.

Logan Basford made four saves on 14 shots in goal for Mount View, while Madison Cutler made six saves on 10 shots for Gardiner. The Tigers also held a 5-1 edge in corner kicks.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Belfast (1-4, 1.7857 points) is 15th, while Presque Isle (4-1, 28.0612 points) is first in the 18-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Boys soccer

Mount View 6, Gardiner 3

At Thorndike Sept 13, the Mustangs responded after giving the Tigers the early lead and wound up doubling the visitors for the team's fourth win in a high-scoring affair.

Trevor Diemer, James Philbrick and Lorenzo Milani two goals for the 'Stangs, while Philbrick, Milani, Josh Savoy, Jack Simpson and Brody Gibbs added assists. Dan Delgallo tallied a goal and an assist for Gardiner, while Andy Roberts and Alex Lapointe each had one goal and Dalton Carmichael one assist for the visitors.

Mikey Hustus made 10 saves on 14 shots in goal for Mount View, while Ian Lane made 11 saves on 29 shots in net for Gardiner. The Tigers held a 5-2 edge in corner kicks.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Mount View (4-1, 12.5000 points) is third, while Camden Hills (3-0-1, 16.7857 points) is first in the 18-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Belfast 2, Maine Central Institute 1

At Belfast Sept. 13, the Lions remained unbeaten with a tough victory over the pesky Huskies. Additional information on the game was unavailable.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Belfast (4-0-1, 9.4643 points) is sixth, while Camden Hills (3-0-1, 16.7857 points) is first in the 18-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Courier Publications sports staff can be reached by phone at 207-594-4401 or by email at sports@courierpublicationsllc.com.

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