High school soccer

Waldo County pitch squads experience mixed bag in Oct. 9 action

Belfast and Searsport boys make strong playoff pushes
By Staff | Oct 10, 2012

The Belfast and Searsport boys and girls soccer teams were in action Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 9, with all four squads experiencing a mixed bag of results.

The Lion squads battled to 1-1 stalemates with Lincoln Academy of Newcastle, while the Viking boys earned a 4-1 win against Dexter and the Vikings girls fell 2-0 to Sumner of East Sullivan.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Boys soccer

Searsport 4, Dexter 1

At Searsport Oct. 9, the Vikings continued to battle for a postseason spot with a victory over the visiting Tigers.

Dylan Sieber scored two goals for Searsport, while Jake Keniston and Dylan Grant also scored for the winners. Nathan Robichaud scored the lone goal for Dexter.

Austin Bean made seven saves on nine shots in goal for Searsport, while Chris Rice made 11 saves on 23 shots in net for Dexter.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class C, Searsport (5-6-1, 14.0816 points) is 13th, while Penquis Valley of Milo (12-0, 72.2194 points) is first in the 17-team region. The top 11 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Belfast 1, Lincoln Academy 1 (2 OT)

At Belfast Oct. 9, the Lions and Eagles battled to a stalemate after 90 minutes of play — 80 minutes of regulation and two five-minute overtimes.

Yanni Rakis scored for Belfast, on an assist from Chris Williams, while the name of Lincoln Academy's goal scorer was unavailable.

Tremmil Groene made nine saves in net for Belfast, while Lincoln Academy's keeper, whose name was unavailable, made 22 saves. The Lions outshot the Eagles 34-19 and led 7-3 in corner kicks.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Belfast (7-4-2, 50.0000 points) is 10th, while Ellsworth (10-1, 107.2704 points) is first in the 18-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Girls soccer

Sumner 2, Searsport 0

At East Sullivan Oct. 9, the Tigers roared to a shutout victory over the Vikings.

Genesis DiCarlo and Taya Moore each creased the net for Sumner.

Libby Lane made three saves on 10 shots in goal for Searsport, while Jordan Merchant made 11 saves on 16 shots in net for Sumner.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class C, Searsport (3-8, 16.8367 points) is 13th, while Fort Kent (8-3-1, 78.1250 points) is first in the 17-team region. The top 11 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Information on the Belfast and Lincoln Academy game was unavailable.

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

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