High school football

Mustangs corralled by Lynx in road gridiron contest

Mount View receives plenty of standout efforts, despite loss
By Staff | Oct 02, 2017

Lincoln — The roller coaster ride that has been the Mount View football season through five games hit another downward slope on Friday night, Sept. 29 as the Mustangs took the road north to race host Mattanawcook Academy.

The Lynx proved up to the challenge as they corralled the Mustangs 45-13. The hosts held a 24-7 edge at halftime of the high school contest.

Rayno Boivin threw for 125 yards on the night for Mount View, including passes to Jordan Brown (44 yards), Adrien Sholes (43 yards), Jack Valleau (27 yards) and Joe Lepore (11 yards).

Leading the Mustangs on the ground were Kyle Noble (61 yards), Sholes (35 yards), Boivin (34 yards), Theo Dodge (14 yards), James Thompson (10 yards), Garrett Smith (6 yards), Valleau (6 yards) and Lepore (4 yards).

Brown had a touchdown for the Mustangs with 5:14 left in the first quarter and Valleau added a score with 4:32 left in the contest.

Cayden Spencer-Thompson rushed for 73 yards and found the end zone three times for the Lynx and added a two-point conversion, while Matthew Young also racked up 160 yards and a touchdown — along with a point after kick — for the hosts.

Also contributing on offense for Mattanawcook Academy were Dominic Libby (10 rushing yards, touchdown), Kristofer Milner (touchdown), Spencer-Thompson (93 receiving yards), Brady Pepin (24 receiving yards) and Young (3 receiving yards).

Libbey also returned an interception for a touchdown for the Lynx, while Young (interception), Diondre Duffy (interception) and Lucas Cropley (fumble recovery) were also defensive stalwarts for the hosts.

Keying Mount View's defense were Boivin (3 solo tackles, 2 assisted tackles), Sholes (interception, solo, 3 assists), Valleau (4 solos, 6 assists), Theo Dodge (solo, 3 assists), Dyllyn Anderson (assist), Kyle Noble (quarterback sack, 6 solos, 4 assists), Lepore (solo), Thompson (fumble recovery, solo, 2 assists), Brady Moulton (3 solos, 2 assists), Mark Ward (2 solos, 2 assists), Raymond Dourant (solo, assist), Gabriel Gagnon (solo, 4 assists), Michael Lamkin (solo, assist), Paul Nadeau (4 solos, 3 assists), Matthew Keating (2 solos, 7 assists) and Allen Gagnon (2 sacks, 6 solos, 8 assists).

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class D North, Mount View (2-3, 7.5000 points) is eighth, while Foxcroft Academy of Dover-Foxcroft (4-1, 54.3750 points) is first in the 10-team region. The top six 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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