Mustangs prevail over Purple Panthers, Vikings stopped by Golden Bucks
With four Waldo County high school pitch teams in action on Thursday, Sept. 26, a mixed bag of results was the story for the squads from Mount View and Searsport.
The Mount View boys and girls soccer teams, along with the Mustang field hockey squad, were in action against Waterville, with the Mustang boys soccer and field hockey teams posting 2-1 victories over the Purple Panthers. The Mustang girls soccer team was not as fortunate as it fell 7-0 to Waterville.
The Searsport boys soccer team also dropped a 4-2 decision to Bucksport the same day.
The following is a recap of reported results:
Mount View 2, Waterville 1
At Thorndike Sept. 26, the Mustangs picked up their fourth win as they nipped the Purple Panthers.
Jack Simpson had a goal and an assist for Mount View, while Vittorio Frascolino added a goal and Gavin Simpson an assist. Tommy Samson scored for Waterville, on an assist from Michael Olivera.
Mikey Hustus made 11 saves on 13 shots in goal for Mount View, while Zack Disch and Liam Edwards made four saves on 10 shots in net for Waterville. The Purple Panthers held a 4-3 edge in corner kicks.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Mount View (4-2-1, 14.7321 points) is ninth, while Ellsworth (5-0-1, 35.3954 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.
Bucksport 4, Searsport 2
At Searsport Sept. 26, the Vikings took an early lead, but the Golden Bucks rallied and came away with a two-goal win.
Bailey Graychase and Dustin Colson scored two goals for Bucksport, while Barrett Grant and Jacob Powell tallied goals for Searsport.
Dylon Grant made 15 saves on 22 shots in net for the Vikings, while Ryan Grindle and Dylan Robbins combined to make 10 saves on 16 shots for the Golden Bucks.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Western Class D, Searsport (1-6, 1.4881 points) is ninth, while Pine Tree Academy of Freeport (4-0, 24.8626 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.
Waterville 7, Mount View 0
At Waterville Sept. 26, the Mustangs could not keep pace with the undefeated Purple Panthers and were blanked by seven goals.
Elias Pilar and Lydia Roy scored two goals for Waterville, while Jordan Jabar, Colleen O'Donnell, Fotino Shantos and Sabrina Carey also scored for the hosts.
Tori Strain and Logan Basford played in net for Mount View and combined for 15 saves on 27 shots. Gabi Martin saved the only shot she faced for Waterville, which also led 2-0 in corner kicks.
"I'm really proud of the heart these girls played with," said Mount View coach David Page. "Even down five and then six, seven, and eight [goals] the girls kept battling and no one let up until the final whistle."
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Mount View (1-5-1, 3.3929 points) is 15th, while Hermon (6-0, 36.2245 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs.
Mount View 2, Waterville 1
At Waterville Sept. 26, the Mustangs earned their fifth win in six games with a victory over the Purple Panthers.
Mykenna Grotton and Kersey Boulay scored for the 'Stangs, while Austyn Thomas added an assist. Olivia Lopes scored for Waterville.
Dinah Bilodeau made two saves on three shots in net for Mount View, while Destiny Jones made seven saves on nine shots for Waterville. The Purple Panthers led 9-3 in penalty corners.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class C, Mount View (6-3, 29.1852 points) is fourth, while Winslow (8-0, 41.9133 points) is first in the 13-team region. The top nine teams qualify for the playoffs.