High school soccer

Good news for Mustang boys, not so much for Lions, Vikings

Mount View boys grab another win, Searsport, Belfast come up empty over weekend
By Staff | Oct 07, 2019

The Mount View boys soccer team highlighted play on the pitch for Waldo County high school teams on Saturday, Oct. 5 as the Mustangs galloped to a point-worthy victory — on homecoming weekend — in their own corral.

On Saturday, Oct. 5, the Mustang boys posted a 5-2 win over Maranacook of Readfield, while Belfast fell 2-0 (boys) and 3-0 (girls) to John Bapst of Bangor.

Additionally, the Searsport boys also fell 6-1 to George Stevens Academy of Blue Hill.

On Oct. 4, the Viking girls also fell 3-0 to the Eagles.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Boys soccer

Mount View 5, Maranacook 2

At Thorndike Oct. 5, the Mustangs emerged victorious over the Black Bears in a match of two top-ranked squads. Mount View led 2-1 at halftime.

Elijah Allen pumped in three goals to lead the Mustangs, while Noah Jacobs and Atlas Hubbard added scores for the hosts. Coleman Watson and Tim Worster scored for the Black Bears.

Ricky Nelson minded the net for Mount View and Brandon LeClair played in goal for Maranacook.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class C North, Mount View (8-1, 66.8878 points) is second, while Sumner of East Sullivan (8-0-1, 68.2313 points) is first in the 15-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

George Stevens Academy 6, Searsport 1

At Searsport Oct. 5, the Eagles defeated the Vikings. Gabe Kneeland scored the lone goal for Searsport.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class D South, Searsport (2-7, 1.4286 points) is 14th, while Rangeley (6-3. 52.7778 points) is first in the 15-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

John Bapst 2, Belfast 0

At Belfast Oct. 5, the Crusaders blanked the host Lions. The game was scoreless after 40 minutes.

Aidan Valley and Jack Mason netted scores for John Bapst.

The Crusaders held a 23-16 lead in shots and 2-1 edge in corner kicks.

Chance Clark made 13 saves in goal for Belfast, while Nic Johnson made 12 stops for John Bapst.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (3-6-1, 9.2092 points) is 11th, while Winslow (8-2-1, 67.1173 points) is first in the 15-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Girls soccer

John Bapst 3, Belfast 0

At Belfast Oct. 5, the Crusaders blanked the Lions. John Bapst led 1-0 at halftime.

Gillian Skehan netted two goals for John Bapst, while Savannah Libby added one.

Casey Snow made seven saves on 10 shots in goal for the Lions, while Jayda Smith made one save on one shot for the Crusaders.

John Bapst held a 3-1 edge in corner kicks.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (3-7, 2.1429 points) is 12th, while Hermon (8-0, 74.1837 points) is first in the 15-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Courier Publications' sports staff can be reached by email at sports@villagesoup.com or by phone at 594-4401.

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