High school soccer

Mustang boys soar to No. 1, Lions, Vikings also in late-season action

Waldo County teams coontinue to battle for wins, playoff position
By Staff | Oct 09, 2019

The Mount View boys soccer team continued to toil among the top squads in Class C North, while other Waldo County clubs continued to jockey for playoff position at the conclusion of high school play on Tuesday, Oct. 8.

The Mustang boys netted a 6-2 win over Waterville, while the girls came up on the short end of a 2-1 score against the Purple Panthers.

Tuesday’s win propelled the Mount View boys to the top of the 15-team Class C North.

The Belfast Lions also split with Nokomis of Newport, as the boys earned a 3-0 win, while the girls fell 1-0.

The Searsport Viking boys also fell 2-0 to Dexter.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Boys soccer

Belfast 3, Nokomis 0

At Belfast Oct. 8, the Lions blanked the Warriors to pick up their fourth win of the year. Belfast led 2-0 at halftime.

Vincent Bonarrigo pumped in the three scores for Belfast.

The Lions held a 37-8 edge in shots and 10-1 advantage in corner kicks.

Chance Clark made one save in goal for Belfast, while Bradley Moore made 13 saves for Nokomis.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (4-6-1, 12.1173 points) is 11th, while Winslow (8-2-1, 73.9031 points) is first in the 15-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Girls soccer

Waterville 2, Mount View 1

At Thorndike Oct. 8, the Purple Panthers remained atop the Class B North standings with a narrow win over the Mustangs. Mount View held a 1-0 lead at halftime.

Abbi Downer scored, on an assist from Gabby Allen, for the ‘Stangs, while Allie Anich and Ella Moody scored, off assists from Paige St. Pierre, in the second half for Waterville.

Moody’s goal proved the game-winner — with 33 seconds left in the game — for Waterville.

"Waterville came in with a reputation of being strong defensively and were as advertised,” said Mount View coach David Page. “We played hard but couldn't generate a lot of opportunities. We expended a lot of energy and just ran out of gas down the stretch.”

Zoe Mayhew made six saves on 14 shots in goalfor Mount View, while Jacie Richard made two saves on five shots for Waterville.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class C North, Mount View (6-4, 30.6122 points) is eighth, while Fort Kent (7-0-2, 88.9541 points) is first in the 15-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Nokomis 1, Belfast 0

At Newport Oct. 8, the Warriors got a second-half score and shot past the Lions. The game was scoreless after 40 minutes.

Jordon Condon logged the lone goal of the game — 14 seconds into the contest — for the Warriors.

Casey Snow made 10 saves on 11 shots in net for Belfast, while Celia Smith made three saves on three shots for Nokomis.

The Warriors held a 5-3 edge in corner kicks.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (3-8, 2.1429 points) is 13th, while Hermon (9-0, 95.4082 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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