The first annual Oceanside High School girls soccer preseason kickoff tourney is set for Saturday, Aug. 27, as 12 teams from nine schools will square off over the course of the day in preparation for the upcoming regular season.

A collection of talented squads will be in attendance, including Brewer, Searsport, Erskine Academy of South China, Medomak Valley, Camden Hills, Belfast, Lewiston, Maine Central Institute of Pittsfield and host Oceanside. Erskine Academy, Camden Hills and Oceanside each will have two teams in the tournament.

Saturday’s tourney will begin at 9 a.m., while each team will play five games during the course of the day. There will be a break from 11:55 a.m. to 12:55 p.m. for lunch, as well as a juggling and shootout competition for those who wish to participate.

Each game will be 30 minutes running time. Traditional soccer games are 80 minutes, or two 40-minute halves.

Games will be played on Sam Pendleton Field, the Oceanside practice field and the Thomaston Grammar School field.

All teams will meet on Pendleton Field following the final games of the day for awards presentations.

This type of preseason event was hosted by Georges Valley High School for years and now will be carried on by Oceanside.

The schedule of games includes:

Pendleton Field — 9 a.m., Maine Central Institute versus Brewer; 9:30 a.m., Erskine Academy versus Medomak Valley; 10 a.m., Searsport versus Oceanside II; 10:30 a.m., Lewiston versus Belfast; 11 a.m., Oceanside versus Lewiston; 11:30 a.m., Belfast versus Erskine Academy; 1 p.m., Erskine Academy II versus Oceanside II; 1:30 p.m., Camden Hills versus Brewer; 2 p.m., Oceanside versus Camden Hills; and 2:30 p.m., Searsport versus Maine Central Institute.

Practice field — 9 a.m., Oceanside versus Searsport; 9:30 a.m., Camden Hills versus Lewiston; 10 a.m., Brewer versus Oceanside; 10:30 a.m., Medomak Valley versus Erskine Academy II; 11 a.m., Oceanside II versus Camden Hills II; 11:30 a.m., Camden Hills versus Medomak Valley; 1 p.m., Oceanside versus Belfast; 1:30 p.m., Searsport versus Camden Hills II; 2 p.m., Belfast versus Oceanside II; and 2:30 p.m., Camden Hills II versus Erskine Academy.

Thomaston Grammar School field — 9 a.m., Camden Hills II versus Oceanside II; 9:30 a.m., Erskine Academy II versus Belfast; 10 a.m., Camden Hills II versus Maine Central Institute; 10:30 a.m., Erskine Academy versus Camden Hills; 11 a.m., Oceanside II versus Maine Central Institute; 11:30 a.m., Brewer versus Searsport; 1 p.m., Lewiston versus Erskine Academy; 1:30 p.m., Medomak Valley versus Maine Central Institute; 2 p.m., Medomak Valley versus Lewiston; 2:30 p.m., Brewer versus Erskine Academy II.

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