High school soccer

Lions, Mustangs cage, corral sweeps, Vikings sunk by Eagles

Mount View girls also begin homecoming week with lopsided win over Oceanside
By Staff | Oct 04, 2019
Photo by: Ken Waltz Belfast's Summer Deans looks to control the ball against Oceanside on Oct. 3 in high school girls soccer in Thomaston. The visiting Lions beat the Mariners 2-1.

The regular season, slowly but surely, is winding to a close, as Waldo County high school soccer teams look to improve playoff positions or play their way into postseason contention.

In games on Thursday, Oct. 3, Belfast netted wins over Oceanside of Rockland, as did Mount View with triumphs over Maine Central Institute of Pittsfield. The Searsport boys also were downed by George Stevens Academy of Blue Hill.

On Wednesday, Oct. 2, the Viking girls fell to the Eagles.

Meanwhile, Tuesday, Oct. 1, the Mustang girls defeated Oceanside, while the Viking boys fell to Greenville.

Watch video and see more photos below from the Belfast and Oceanside games.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Boys soccer

Belfast 5, Oceanside 2

At Belfast Oct. 3, the Lions collected their third win of the season and their second triumph over the Mariners. Belfast led 2-0 at halftime.

Vincent Bonarrigo pumped in three goals and added one assist to lead Belfast, while Zepherin Leppanen (goal), Jonah Lovejoy (goal) and Ethan Hall (assist) also chipped in for the hosts.

Aidan Bonzagni and Nathan Coombs creased the net for the Mariners.

Belfast held a 30-19 edge in shots, while Oceanside finished with a 5-2 advantage in corner kicks.

Jonathan Duso made three saves in net for the Lions, while Isaiah Meklin made 13 stops for the Mariners.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (3-5-1, 8.2398 points) is 10th, while Winslow (7-2-1, 55.4847 points) is first in the 15-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Mount View 4, Maine Central Institute 0

At Thorndike Oct. 3, the Mustangs continued their stellar campaign with a shutout of the Huskies.

Elijah Allen pumped in three goals and assisted on another in the win for Mount View, while Atlas Hubbard also had one assist for the ‘Stangs.

Mount View held a 23-8 edge in shots and 4-2 advantage in corner kicks.

Ricky Nelson made eight saves in net for the Mustangs, while Jakub Smid and Cameron Weaver combined for 19 saves for the Huskies.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class C North, Mount View (8-1, 47.5000 points) is second, while Sumner of East Sullivan (7-0-1, 54.2007 points) is first in the 15-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

George Stevens Academy 4, Searsport 0

At Blue Hill Oct. 3, the Eagles soared past the Vikings. GSA led 2-0 at halftime.

Andrew Zefanya netted three goals and one assist in the win for GSA, while David Gadsby scored one goal for the hosts.

Colby Snow made 19 saves on 25 shots in net, while teammate Josh Wright came in and added six saves on six shots for Searsport. Austin Snow made two saves on two shots in goal for GSA.

The Eagles held a 3-1 edge in corner kicks.

Greenville 1, Searsport 0

At Greenville Oct. 1, the Lakers got the lone goal of the game, with four minutes to go in the first half, off the foot of Chris Caiazzo as the hosts emerged with the win.

Colby Snow played “a phenomenal game [in goal as] it could have been five or six to nothing,” said  Viking coach John Frye.

Snow made 23 saves on 24 shots in net for Searsport, while Greenville’s goalie, whose name was unavailable, made two saves on two shots.

The Lakers held a 4-0 edge in corner kicks.

Girls soccer

Belfast 2, Oceanside 1

At Thomaston Oct. 3, the Lions got a goal in each half from senior Junne Robertson-McIntire, and needed both of them as the visitors held off the Mariners by a single score. Belfast led 1-0 at halftime.

Molly Gould knocked in the lone goal for Oceanside in the second half.

Hannah Robinson made eight saves on 10 shots in net for the Mariners, while Casey Snow made three saves on four shots for the Lions.

The foes attempted five corner kicks.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (3-6, 2.1429 points) is 12th, while Waterville (8-1, 58.9286 points) is first in the 15-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Mount View 4, Maine Central Institute 0

At Pittsfield Oct. 3, the Mustangs galloped to their sixth win of the campaign. Mount View led 1-0 at halftime.

Gabby Allen tallied two goals for the Mustangs, while Hannah Coolen added a goal and an assist and Kaylee Anderson one goal.

Zoe Mayhew made two saves on six shots in net for Mount View, while Leah Bussell made six saves on 19 shots for MCI.

"That was as thorough and convincing a win as we've had this season, front to back,” said Mount View coach David Page. “The girls executed the game plan we put together perfectly. When we're clicking like this it's fun to watch them go. We're definitely hitting our stride and playing with the confidence we expected coming into this season.”

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class C North, Mount View (6-3, 28.6735 points) is sixth, while Fort Kent (6-0-2, 65.6888 points) is first in the 15-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Mount View 6, Oceanside 1

At Thorndike Oct. 1, the Mustangs started their homecoming week in style with a lopsided win over the Mariners. Mount View led 4-0 at halftime.

Leading the Mustang scoring attack were Gabby Allen (2 goals, assist), Sage Pound (goal, assist), Ari Allen (goal), Taylor Hodgdon (goal, assist), Charliza Shibles (goal) and Kaylee Anderson (assist).

Emily Sykes creased the net for Oceanside’s lone tally.

Zoe Mayhew and Gabby Hanks combined to make one save on four shots in net for the Mustangs, while Hannah Robinson made 21 saves on 38 shots in goal for the Mariners.

“This was the first game of homecoming week here at Mount View and the girls wanted to make sure they started things off on the right foot, controlling from start to finish,” said Mount View coach David Page. “There was no jayvee game today and with how today played out we were able to give some new girls some varsity experience and the starters some rest heading into a big one with [Maine Central Institute] Thursday. Overall super pleased with the result today.”

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

Oceanside at Belfast boys soccer
Belfast hosts Oceanside on Oct. 3 in high school boys soccer. (Video by: Zack Miller)
Belfast at Oceanside girls soccer
Oceanside hosts Belfast on Oct. 3 in high school girls soccer in Thomaston. (Video by: Ken Waltz and Zack Miller)
Belfast's Brigham Graf. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Jonah Lovejoy, right, and Oceanside's Nate Coombs. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Jonah Lovejoy, front, and Oceanside's Nate Coombs. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Kyle Agbuya. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Kyle Agbuya, left, and Ethan Hall, among another. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Kyle Agbuya, back, and Ethan Hall, among others. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Jeremiah Porter, right, and Oceanside's Nick Jones. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Lincoln Outerbridge, left, and Jonah Lovejoy, along with Oceanside's Alex Bartlett, right, and Nate Coombs. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Holden Nichols. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Holden Nichols. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Jonah Lovejoy. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Ethan Hall. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Vincent Bonnarigo, left, and Oceanside's Alex Bartlett. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Vincent Bonnarigo. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Jonah Lovejoy, right, and Oceanside's Alex Bartlett. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Kyle Agbuya. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Zepherin Leppanen. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Zepherin Leppanen. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Zepherin Leppanen. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Zepherin Leppanen, middle, along with Oceanside's Alex Bartlett, left, and James Weinand. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Zepherin Leppanen, middle, along with Oceanside's Alex Bartlett, left, and James Weinand. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Chase Sanders, left, and Oceanside's James Weinand. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Alex Bartlett, front, and Nate Coombs, right, along with Belfast's Ethan Hall. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Zepherin Leppanen, front, and Ethan Hall. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Vincent Bonarrigo, left, as well as Oceanside's Alex Bartlett, middle, and Sam Vose. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Vincent Bonarrigo, left, and Oceanside's Alex Bartlett, right, among another. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Vincent Bonnarigo, front, and Oceanside's Alex Bartlett, right, among another. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Vincent Bonarrigo, front, among others. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Katherine Freeman, left, and Belfast's Alicia Berube. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Katherine Freeman, left, and Molly Gould, along with Belfast's Alicia Berube. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Sarah Fuller, left, and Anna Schortz, back, along with Oceanside's Madison Benner. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Casey Snow. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Emily Sykes, right, and Belfast's Sydni Moores. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Emily Sykes, right, and Belfast's Sydni Moores. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Emily Sykes, right, and Belfast's Sydni Moores. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Emily Sykes, left, and Belfast's Sydni Moores. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Emily Sykes, left, as well as Belfast's Sydni Moores, right, and Emma Waldron. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast team members stay bundled on the bench. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Madison Benner, right, and Belfast's Sarah Fuller. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Lindsey Goughnour. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Alicia Berube, front, and Emma Waldron. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Audrey Mackie (21) and Katherine Freeman, left, as well as Belfast's Alicia Berube, right, and Emma Waldron. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Audrey Mackie (21) and Katherine Freeman, back, as well as Belfast's Alicia Berube. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Audrey Mackie (21) and Belfast's Alicia Berube, right, among others. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Alicia Berube. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Junne Robertson-McIntire, left, and Oceanside's Abby Waterman. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Junne Robertson-McIntire, left, and Oceanside's Abby Waterman. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Junne Robertson-McIntire, front, and Oceanside's Mareh Willis. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Junne Robertson-McIntire, left, and Oceanside's Mareh Willis. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Junne Robertson-McIntire. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
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