The high school soccer pitch — has been at a fever pitch — for teams throughout the area.

On Tuesday, Sept. 6 the seven-game slate resulted in only a pair of wins for Midcoast squads.

Those victories were earned by the Mount View of Thorndike and Camden Hills of Rockport boys with decisions over Nokomis of Newport and Mount Blue of Farmington, while Medomak Valley of Waldoboro — in addition to the Belfast boys, Mount View girls and Camden Hills girls — were dealt losses.

As Oceanside’s Aiden Willis waits to enter, Mike King, left, and Sam Pendleton watch the game from the sideline. King played for Pendleton at Georges Valley High School, which won eight state Class C titles under Pendleton, for whom the soccer field in Thomaston is named. Photo by Ken Waltz

The action continued on Wednesday, Sept. 7 as the Oceanside girls battled to a scoreless, double-overtime tie with Morse of Bath, while the Oceanside boys, Belfast and Searsport girls were dealt losses.

On Thursday, Sept. 8, the Searsport boys came up on the short end of a shutout loss to visiting Bucksport.

Oceanside’s Hayden Jacques, left, and Dylan Chiaramonte, along with Morse’s Jason Bussey. Photo by Ken Waltz

A full slate of games were on the docket on Friday, Sept. 9, which saw the Camden Hills and Mount View boys, along with the Belfast girls, emerge victorious. Games also continued on Saturday, Sept. 10.

The following is a recap of reported results:


Mount View 4, Waterville 2

At Waterville Sept. 9, the unbeaten Mustangs doubled up the Purple Panthers and galloped to victory. Waterville held a 2-1 lead after the first 40 minutes before Mount View scored the final three goals.

Noah Hurd scored two goals and added one assist for the Mustangs, while Tanner Oathout and Tyler Russell netted goals and Wyatt Evensen one assist. Garrett Gendreau and Samuel Webster netted goals and Gabriel Cedeno one assist for Waterville.

Mount View held a 12-5 advantage in shots.

Isaac Widmer made two saves in net for the Mustangs, while Alexander Snipe made seven stops in goal for the Purple Panthers.

Oceanside’s Aiden Willis. Photo by Ken Waltz

Camden Hills 3, Bangor 1

At Rockport Sept. 9, the Windjammers erased an early one-goal deficit and bested the visiting Rams. Undefeated Camden Hills held a 2-1 edge at halftime.

Cam Brown, Jasper Hackett and Roan-Aldridge Peacock netted goals in the win for Camden Hills, while Charlie Pons and Quinn Riordan logged assists,

Kristian Kendall scored the lone goal for Bangor.

“Today was a huge win against a quality opponent,” said Camden Hills coach Ryan Hurley. “Bangor is going to be a top four or five team at the end of the season and they showed how dangerous and organized they could be today. It was great to see our team respond positively to being down a goal and we did fairly well to execute our game plan for the day. We continue to play some good team defense and our possession game is getting better each time out. Our bye week is this week so it will be a nice opportunity to reset before going to Hampden [Academy on] Friday [Sept. 16].”

Winslow 10, Belfast 0

At Winslow Sept. 9, the Black Raiders blanked the visiting Lions. Winslow led 7-0 at halftime.

Andrew Poulin, Tyler Nadeau and Jason Reynolds led the Winslow offense.

Winslow held a 19-8 edge in shots, while the foes attempted two corner kicks.

Brogan McAvoy made eight saves in net for the Lions, while Brady Poulin made six saves in goal for the Black Raiders.

Erskine Academy 3, Medomak Valley 2

At South China Sept. 9, the Eagles edged the Panthers and netted a one-goal win. Erskine Academy held a 1-0 lead at halftime.

Mason Nguyen and Vishal Mellor netted goals for Medomak Valley with assists from Mellor and Slavik Moody, while Landon Lefevre (goal), Holden McKenney (2 goals), Chase Larrabee (assist) and Andrew Perry (assist) keyed Erskine Academy on offense.

The teams attempted 10 shots, while the Eagles held a 3-1 edge in corner kicks.

Eli Pluecker made seven saves in net for Medomak Valley, while Timber Parlin made eight stops in goal for Erskine Academy.

Searsport’s Sean Paige, front. Photo by Mark Haskell

Bucksport 5, Searsport 0

At Searsport Sept. 8, the Golden Bucks blanked the host Vikings on their home turf. Bucksport held a 2-0 edge after 40 minutes.

Evan Donnell pumped in four goals to lead the Golden Bucks, while Malachi Gardiner-Gardiner-Gotta added one.

Ravon Carbisiero and Sean Paige split time in net for Searsport, while Jake Williams got the shutout in goal for Bucksport.

Morse 1, Oceanside 0

At Rockland Sept. 7, the Shipbuilders got what proved the game-winning goal midway through the second half and edged the host Mariners, who suffered their second straight one-goal defeat to start the campaign.

Oceanside’s Elliot Trott. Photo by Ken Waltz

Jason Bussey netted the goal for, off an assist from Noritz , with 17:44 to go in regulation.

Oceanside had a chance to knot the score with five minutes to play when Taygan McAllister rushed the net on a loose ball and the Morse goalie down, but the hosts could not net the equalizer.

“It’s tough in Class B North,” said Mariner coach Travis Doughty. “We play all tough teams. There are no easy games. We are right there in every contest, but we’ve got to figure out how to score. That’s our focus moving forward to a tough Winslow group. We are young, but competing.”

Mount View 5, Nokomis 2

At Newport Sept. 6, the Mustangs outscored the Warriors 4-1 over the final 40 minutes and emerged with a three-goal victory. The score was knotted 1-1 at halftime.

Noah Hurd creased the net twice for the winners, while Anthony Lepore, Nick Cobb and Tyler Russell added goals and Stewart Knowlton and Tanner Oathout assists for the visitors.

Mount View outshot Nokomis 11-4 and held a 4-0 advantage in corner kicks.

Isaac Widmer made two saves in net for the Mustangs and Dylan Souza three saves in goal for the Warriors.

Camden Hills’ Charlie Pons, left. Photo courtesy of Jessica Snyder

Camden Hills 3, Mount Blue 0

At Rockport Sept. 6, the Windjammers controlled the game from start to finish and blanked the visiting Cougars. Camden Hills held a 2-0 edge at halftime.

Jordan Peasley, Quinn Riordan and Noah Teel creased the net in the win for Camden Hills, while Max Welt and Charlie Pons logged assists.

Camden Hills held a 28-6 edge in shots and 6-0 advantage in corner kicks.

Camden Hills’ Finlay Fitch. Photo courtesy of Jessica Snyder

Brian Leonard and Eben Weislogel combined on the shutout in net for the Windjammers, while James Stinson made 15 saves in goal for the Cougars.

“Opening day, combined with the first day of school, always makes for an increase in the challenge level and we rose to the occasion,” said longtime Camden Hills coach Ryan Hurley. “We did well keeping the ball and limiting Mount Blue’s opportunities. It’s great to be 2-0 on the season and we will have to play our best against a really good Bangor team on Friday.”

Camden Hills’ Eric LeBlond. Photo courtesy of Jessica Snyder

Gardiner 1, Medomak Valley 0

At Waldoboro Sept. 6, the Tigers scored the lone goal mere seconds into the second half and held off the host Panthers.

Cam Lasalle scored for Gardiner in the first minute of the second half to account for the game’s scoring.

Gardiner held a 10-4 edge in shots, while Eli Pluecker made nine saves in net for Medomak Valley.

Camden Hills’ Will Eggena. Photo courtesy of Jessica Snyder

Maine Central Institute 5, Belfast 1

At Belfast Sept. 6, the Huskies collected the final four goals of the contest and prowled past the Lions. MCI held a 1-0 edge at halftime.

Holden Nichols creased the net for Belfast’s lone score, while Carter Bubar finished with a hat trick for MCI and Hudson Holestrom and Wyatt DeGrass a goal for the visitors.

MCI held a 16-6 advantage in shots and 4-0 edge in corner kicks.

Minh Hu made nine saves in net for the Lions, while Cole Allen made two saves in goal for the Huskies.

Camden Hills’ Kara Andrews, right. Photo courtesy of Jessica Snyder


George Stevens Academy 7, Searsport 2

At Blue Hill Sept. 10, the Eagles soared past the visiting Vikings.

Halle Clifford netted three goals in the win for GSA, while Maddie Damon, Nora Spratt, Dell Davis-Batt and Sophie Landrum creased the net for the hosts.

Lily Nadeau scored goals for Searsport, while Meta Wiseman added one assist.


Camden Hills’ Harper Coburn (26). Photo courtesy of Jessica Snyder

Camden Hills 2, Bangor 2 (2OTs)

At Bangor Sept. 9, the Windjammers and Rams battled to a tie after two 40-minute halves and pair of five-minute overtimes. Bangor led 2-0 at halftime.

Hannah Christie and Leah Snyder creased the net in the win, while Snyder, Sydney Stone and Britta Denny logged assists.

Samantha Erb and Mallory Tritt scored for Bangor.

Bangor led 17-11 in shots and 5-2 in corner kicks.

Maddie Tohanczyn made 10 saves in goal for the Windjammers, while Hannah Osmer made two saves in net for the Rams.

Waterville 2, Mount View 0

At Thorndike Sept. 9, the Purple Panthers got a pair of second-half scores from Mara VonOesen and blanked the Mustangs.

Jordan VonOesen made six saves on 11 shots in goal for Mount View, while Lexie Van Der Westhiyzen made seven saves on 14 shots in net for Waterville.

“We had a plan coming in and executed it perfectly for 75 minutes,” said Mount View coach David Page. “We had our chances but couldn’t capitalize and then we turned off a bit for five minutes and that cost us. With a young team, every game offers learning experiences so we’ll learn and grow from this going forward.”

Erskine Academy 1, Medomak Valley 0

At Waldoboro Sept. 9, the Eagles got the lone goal in the first half from Brielle Crommett and soared past the Panthers.

Medomak Valley led 20-8 in shots and 5-3 in corner kicks.

Addison McCormick made eight saves in net  for the Panthers, while Sophia Pilotte made 18 saves in goal for the Eagles.

Oceanside 0, Morse 0 (2OTs)

At Bath Sept. 7, the Mariners and Shipbuilders battled to a scoreless tie after two 40-minute halves and two five-minute overtimes.

The Mariners attempted eight shots and no corner kicks, while keeper Jillian Barnard made 12 saves in goal to help preserve the shutout.

Maine Central Institute 10, Belfast 1

At Pittsfield Sept. 7, the Huskies netted goals in droves in a lopsided victory over the Lions. MCI led 5-0 at halftime.

Olivia Varney (4 goals, 2 assists), Emma Burr (3 goals, 2 assists), Amya Braley (goal), Morgan Jensen (goal), Heather Nelson (goal) and Skyla Dean (2 assists) paced MCI, while Morgan Curtis creased the net for Belfast.

Camden Hills’ Rose Tohanczyn, front, and Leah Snyder. Photo courtesy of Jessica Snyder

Penobscot Valley 9, Searsport 0

At Howland Sept. 7, the Howlers prevailed over the Vikings via shutout.

Savannah Durost scored three goals in the win for Penobscot Valley, while Ellie Austin and Rylee Moulton added two and Lila Cummings and Lauren Vieno one.

The Howlers held a 50-8 advantage in shots.

Josh Bragdon made an impressive 37 saves in net in the tough-luck loss for Searsport, while Lauryn Smart made five saves in goal for Penobscot Valley.

Gardiner 4, Medomak Valley 2

At Gardiner Sept. 6, despite the fact the visitors “dominated the second half,” said Medomak Valley coach Darryl Townsend, the Panthers came up on the short end of a two-goal defeat to the Tigers.

Kytana Williamson and Haley Chandler scored for Medomak Valley.

Nokomis 1, Mount View 0

At Thorndike Sept. 6, the Mustangs were edged at home by a goal, courtesy of the Warriors.

Kayla More scored, off an assist by Camella Guzzi, in the 22nd minute for the lone goal of the game for Nokomis.

Jordan Von Oesen made five saves on seven shots in net for the ‘Stangs, while Hailey Reynolds made eight saves on 15 shots for the Warriors.

“We controlled the majority of the game, but struggled in the final third,” said Mount View coach David Page. “The defense was amazing, but we had one let up and a mistake and they took advantage. It really was an exciting game despite the 1-0 score line and hopefully, as a young team, we’ll look back at this as a growth moment during the season.”

Mount Blue 3, Camden Hills 1

At Farmington Sept. 6, the Cougars defended their home turf against the Windjammers and emerged with a two-goal win. The game was knotted 1-1 at halftime.

Britta Denny scored the lone goal for the Windjammers, while Katelyn Daggett creased the net twice for the Cougars and Alissa Butterfield once for the hosts.

Camden Hills held a 13-8 advantage in shots and 6-3 advantage in corner kicks.

Madelyn Tohanczyn made 11 saves in net for Camden Hills, while Caitlin Burke made two saves in goal for Mount Blue.

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