Only one goal was scored against the Belfast and Mount View high school soccer teams on Tuesday, Sept. 17 — while the Lions and Mustangs sent plenty of balls into the nets themselves — as the Waldo County squads posted lopsided victories on the pitch.

The Lions prowled to their first wins as the boys earned a 5-0 victory and girls a 6-1 triumph over Oceanside of Rockland, while the Mustang boys nailed down a 6-0 victory and girls a 7-0 triumph over Lawrence of Fairfield.

The Searsport girls soccer team also came up on the short end of a 2-0 score against Dexter on Wednesday, Sept. 18.

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The following is a recap of the four games:

Boys soccer

Belfast 5, Oceanside 0

At Thomaston Sept. 17, the Lions pounced on the Mariners early and distanced themselves from the hosts in the second half en route to a shutout win. Belfast led 2-0 at halftime.

Vincent Bonarrigo netted a goal in each half to lead the Lions, while Zepherin Leppanen, Chase Sanders and Jeremiah Porter also added scores for the visitors.

Chance Clark and Brandon Cournoyer minded the net for Belfast as the duo made eight saves on 12 shots, while Isaiah Meklin finished with two saves on 15 shots in goal for Oceanside. Belfast also held a 4-0 edge in corner kicks.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (1-3, 0.7143 points) is ninth. Caribou (3-0, 9.5918 points) is first in the 15-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Mount View 6, Lawrence 0

At Thorndike Sept. 17, the Mustangs remained unbeaten on the season with a shutout of the Bulldogs. Mount View led 3-0 at halftime.

Elijah Allen collected four goals in the win for the ‘Stangs, while Atlas Hubbard (goal, assist), Kevin Kinney (goal), Ricky Nelson (2 assists), Noah Jacobs (assist) and Draedyn Furrow (assist) also chipped in on offense for the hosts.

Nelson made seven saves in goal for Mount View, while Ben Nadeau made 19 saves for Lawrence.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class C North, Mount View (4-0, 4.0816 points) is eighth, while Fort Kent (2-1, 13.8776 points) is first in the 15-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Girls soccer

Dexter 2, Searsport 0

At Dexter Sept. 18, the Vikings came up short as they were blanked by the host Tigers. The game was scoreless after 40 minutes of play.

Peyton Grant netted two second-half scores for the Tigers.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class D South, Searsport (2-3, 2.5510 points) is seventh, while Richmond (2-1, 14.3223 points) is first in the 11-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Mount View 7, Lawrence 0

At Fairfield Sept. 17, the Mustangs galloped past the Bulldogs with ease and prevailed via shutout. Mount View led 3-0 at halftime.

Leading the Mount View offensive attack were Gabby Allen (3 goals), Sage Pound (goal, assist), Abbi Downer (goal), Gabby Ravin (goal, 3 assists), Kaylee Anderson (goal) and Ari Allen (assist).

Zoe Mayhew made one save on two shots and Gabby Hanks one save on two shots in net for Mount View, while Kayla Rae made 17 saves on 38 shots for Lawrence.

“It was a pretty thorough, businesslike performance tonight,” said Mount View coach David Page. “We dominated 50/50 balls and had them penned in the entire game. Despite the seven goals, we had trouble finishing and need to work on decision making and composure in the final third. But overall, we controlled play, got the shutout and were able to get everyone some varsity experience which was our goal coming in.”

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class C North, Mount View (3-1, 3.3673 points) is sixth, while Fort Kent (4-0-1, 26.6071 points) is first in the 15-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Belfast 6, Oceanside 1

At Belfast Sept. 17, the Lions distanced themselves from the Mariners in the second half and prowled to a lopsided win. Belfast led 2-1 at halftime.

Junne Robertson-McIntire creased the net five times in the victory for the Lions, while Emma Waldron also had a score for the hosts. Molly Gould added a first-half score for the Mariners.

Sydney Moores made two saves on three shots in net for Belfast, while Hannah Robinson made eight saves on 14 shots for Oceanside. The visitors held a 3-1 edge in corner kicks.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (1-3, 0.7143 points) is 12th. Hermon (3-0, 13.4694 points) is first in the 15-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

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