Lions, Mustangs prevail in weekend soccer, field hockey contestsSearsport girls soccer forges second tie of campaign
Waldo County high school squads were in action Saturday, Sept. 14 in soccer and field hockey, a scenario that proved an overall successful weekend for the four competing squads.
The Belfast and Mount View field hockey teams picked up victories over Erskine Academy of South China and Maine Central Institute of Pittsfield, respectively, along with the Mount View boys soccer squad, which bested Nokomis of Newport.
The Mount View girls soccer team were not as fortunate, dropping its game to the Warriors, while the Searsport girls soccer squad forged a tie with Narraguagus of Harrington.
The following is a recap of reported results:
Belfast 4, Erskine Academy 0
At Belfast Sept. 14, the Lions secured their first win of the young season with a shutout of the Eagles.
Kylie Nelson had a goal and an assist to lead Belfast, while Kelci Faulkingham (goal), Madison Cummings (goal), Hannah Bailey (goal), Maddy Pickering (assist) and Simone Pelletier (assist) also chipped in on offense for the hosts.
Madison Littlefield turned away two of three shots in the cage for Belfast, while Alex Soucy made 15 saves on 23 shots for Erskine Academy.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Belfast (1-2, 0.8929 points) is 10th, while Old Town (4-0-1, 10.0383 points) is first in the 11-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.
The Belfast jayvees fell to Erskine Academy 1-0.
Mount View 2, Maine Central Institute 1 (OT)
At Pittsfield Sept. 14, the Mustangs scored first and prevailed in overtime over the Huskies.
Kersey Boulay knocked in a first-half goal for Mount View, while Cassie Miller tied the game for MCI in the second half. Braley Leadbetter then scored the game-winner with five minutes left in the 7-on-7 overtime period.
Dinah Bilodeau was in the cage for the 'Stangs. Additional information was unavailable.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class C, Mount View (2-2, 2.5000 points) is ninth, while Foxcroft Academy of Dover-Foxcroft (4-0-1, 14.2347 points) is first in the 13-team region. The top nine teams qualify for the playoffs.
The Mount View jayvee team posted a 1-0 win over MCI, with McKenna Gibbs scoring for the Mustangs.
Mount View 4, Nokomis 0
At Thorndike Sept. 14, the 'Stangs had no trouble with the visiting Warriors en route to a shutout win.
Bryan Jungels had a pair of goals for the winners, while Brandon Reynolds added a goal and an assist. Kyle Crowell also added a goal for Mount View, while Silas Fox and Vittorio Frascolino each chipped in assists.
Mikey Hustus turned away 6-of-8 shots in goal for the Mustangs, while Nate Buck made 12 saves on 19 shots for the Warriors. Mount View led 8-1 in corner kicks.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Mount View (2-0, 1.4286 points) is ninth, while Presque Isle (2-1-1, 9.3750 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.
Searsport 1, Narraguagus 1 (2OT)
At Harrington Sept. 16, the Vikings and Knights battled to a stalemate.
Karigen Coffin scored for Searsport, while Caryl Ann Young creased the net for Narraguagus.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, Searsport (1-1-2, 1.4796 points) is fifth, while Buckfield (4-1, 5.7143 points) is first in the nine-team region. The top six teams qualify for the playoffs.