High school boys and girls soccer

Mustangs, Huskies battle to double-overtime in Oct. 7 action

Boys game ends in stalemate, Mustang girls edged by Huskies
By Staff | Oct 11, 2016

Eighty minutes of soccer was not enough for the Mount View soccer teams on Friday, Oct. 7 as both squads needed two overtimes against Maine Central Institute of Pittsfield as the regular season winds down.

The Mustang boys battled the Huskies to a 2-2 stalemate at home in Thorndike, while the Mustang girls were edged 2-1 by the Huskies in Pittsfield.

The following is a recap of both contests:

Boys soccer

Mount View 2, Maine Central Institute 2 (2OTs)

At Thorndike Oct. 7, the Mustangs and Huskies battled to a stalemate after two 40-minute halves and two five-minute overtimes.

Matt Overlock and Elijah Allen scored for Mount View and Brandon Reynolds added one assist, while Caleb Romanov and Antonio Ranea creased the net for MCI.

Kevin Richards made 14 saves in goal for Mount View, while Hayden Boreham made 15 saves in net for MCI.

Mount View held a 5-0 edge in corner kicks.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Mount View (3-8-1, 24.4643 points) is 14th, while Winslow (10-0-1, 108.0867) is first in the 18-team region. The top 12 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Girls soccer

Maine Central Institute 2, Mount View 1 (2OTs)

At Pittsfield Oct. 7, the Huskies doubled up the visiting Mustangs in double-overtime.

Cate Arthurs scored the lone goal for Mount View on an assist from Kate Bennett, while Maile Halferty and Maddie Hallee scored for MCI.

Shala Davis made five saves on nine shots in net for the Mustangs, while Leah Bussell made 13 saves on 18 shots in goal for the Huskies.

"It was a frustrating game for all," said Mount View coach David Page. "We dominated in every aspect of the game except goals scored. They were able to capitalize on their few chances and we didn't. We've been excellent up and down the field all season but finishing has been an issue. Hopefully we sort it out in these next few games or we may find ourselves outside the playoff picture."

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Mount View (3-7-2, 26.8878 points) is 12th, while Hermon (11-0, 113.7755 points) is first in the 19-team region. The top 13 teams qualify for the playoffs

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