The annual Oceanside Mariners Kick-Off preseason high school girls soccer tournament went off without a hitch on Saturday, Aug. 25 and the event highlighted the pitch prowess of dozens of topnotch area players.

Official scores from the preseason event were not kept, but an all-star team of players — two chosen from each team — were selected.

Watch video, and see more photos, below.

Nine teams from seven schools participated in what was a serious tuneup for squads before the regular season, including for Medomak Valley of Waldoboro, Hermon, Mount View of Thorndike, Lincoln Academy of Newcastle, Messalonskee of Oakland, Maranacook of Readfield and host Oceanside. Medomak Valley and Hermon had two teams at the event.

The all-star tournament team consisted of: Aubrey Schaeffer and Sadie Cohen of Medomak Valley I, Bailey Stewart and Eliza Nelson of Medomak Valley II, Sydney Gallop and Emma Allmon of Hermon I, Natasha Cowen and Ahyra Jelles of Hermon II, Taylor Hodgdon and Sage Pound of Mount View, Chelsea Williams and Madeline York of Lincoln Academy, Megan Wilson and Lydia Bradfield of Messalonskee, Emily Harper and Kate Mohlar of Maranacook and Gabby Smith and Grace Woodman of Oceanside.

Juggling, pairs heading and goalie competitions also were held, with the winners as follows: Ari Allen of Mount View, juggling; Sadie Cohen and Hannah Prock of Medomak Valley, pairs heading; and Meagan Wilson of Messalonskee, goalie competition.

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