It was a strong few days on the high school soccer pitch for Waldo County boys teams, while the girls found themselves forced to eye a win another day after early-season games on Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 7-8.

On Tuesday, the Belfast boys posted a 4-2 victory over Maine Central Institute of Pittsfield and Searsport boys 6-2 win over Temple Academy of Waterville. Meanwhile, the Lion girls fell 8-2 to the Huskies and Mount View girls lost 6-1 to Nokomis of Newport.

On Wednesday, the Viking girls were dealt a 6-0 defeat at the hands of Penobscot Valley of Howland.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Boys soccer

Belfast 4, Maine Central Institute 2

At Pittsfield Sept. 7, the Lions went on the road and returned home after doubling up the visiting Huskies. Belfast led 1-0 at halftime.

Holden Nichols netted two goals to lead the Lions, while Jonah Lovejoy and Zepherin Leppanen scored one. Carter Bubar scored for the Huskies.

Belfast held a 17-16 edge in shots and 3-2 advantage in corner kicks.

Eli Howard made 14 saves in goal for the Lions, while Cole Allen made 13 stops in net for the Huskies.

Searsport 6, Temple Academy 2

At Waterville Sept. 7, the Vikings bested the Bereans on the road.

Sam Cahill, Gage Ellis and Josh Wright netted two goals in the win for Searsport.

Girls soccer

Penobscot Valley 6, Searsport 0

At Searsport Sept. 8, the Howlers prevailed via shutout over the host Vikings.

Ali Gilman led Penobscot Valley with two goals and an assist, while Ellie Austin (goal, 2 assists), Ashlyn St. Cyr (goal), Maggie LeBlanc (goal), Emma Potter (goal) and Julia Durost (assist) also chipped in on offense for the visitors.

Penobscot Valley outshot Searsport 39-14.

Josh Bragdon made 28 saves in goal for the Vikings, while Emilee Ireland made six stops in goal for the Howlers.

Maine Central Institute 8, Belfast 2

At Belfast Sept. 7, the Huskies went on the offensive early and often in a lopsided win over the Lions. MCI led 5-1 at halftime.

Emma Burr scored four goals to lead the MCI offense, while Morgan Jensen added two goals and Alyssa Andry and Olivia Varney one. Emma Waldron and Natalie Hamlin netted goals for Belfast.

Ada Curry made nine saves on 17 shots in net for the Lions, while Samantha Martin made six stops on eight shots in goal for the Huskies.

The opponents attempted two corner kicks.

Nokomis 6, Mount View 1

At Newport Sept. 7, the Warriors never trailed and scored six straight goals in a convincing win over the Mustangs. Nokomis led 4-0 at halftime.

Jordyn Condon had a hat trick in the victory for the Warriors, while Emberli Michaud added two goals and Sydney King one. Hannah Coolen scored a late goal for the ‘Stangs.

“We just didn’t come ready to play and Nokomis took it to us,” said Mount View coach David Page. “They beat us and outworked us in every area of the game in the first half. We came out in the second half and took control, but just couldn’t put any shots on target. Twenty shots for the game but only five on net. Hopefully we’ll learn from this and understand that we have to come ready and focused every game going forward.”

Guilia Fernando made seven saves on 15 shots in goal for Mount View, while the Nokomis goalie, whose name was unavailable, made five saves on 20 shots in net.

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