High school soccer

Mustangs keep galloping, Vikings win, Lions fall in pitch games

Allen, Curtis net hat tricks for unbeaten Mount View, Vikings net win over Golden Bucks
By Staff | Sep 11, 2018
Photo by: Mark Haskell Searsport's Aaron Wiley and Bucksport's Kai Brown.

It was an up-and-down recent few days for the Belfast, Mount View and Searsport soccer teams Thursday through Monday, Sept. 6-10, as Mustang and Viking squads netted wins.

The Viking boys posted a 5-2 win over visiting Bucksport on Monday, Sept. 10.

The Mustangs emerged with victories over Ellsworth and the Viking girls a shutout win over Pine Tree Academy, while the Lion boys fell to Washington Academy on Saturday, Sept. 8.

The Vikings also were downed by George Stevens Academy of Blue Hill on Friday, Sept. 7.

Watch video from the Bucksport at Searsport boys game below.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Boys soccer

Searsport 5, Bucksport 2

At Searsport Sept. 10, the Vikings scored the final four goals and bested the Golden Bucks. The squads were knotted 1-1 at halftime.

The Vikings were paced on offense by Jason Frazee (goal), Josh Wright (goal), Shawn Dakin (goal, assist), Charlie Spiegel (goal, assist), George Dakin (goal) and Aaron Wiley (assist).

Jakob Donnell and Gabriel Stegner netted goals for the Golden Bucks.

Both teams attempted 11 shots, while Bucksport held a 5-3 edge in corner kicks.

Colby Snow made nine saves in net for the Vikings, while Colin Simpson made four saves in goal for the Golden Bucks.

Bucksport took a 1-0 lead when Donnell netted a penalty kick with 35:33 left in the first half, while Searsport knotted the score with 29:59 left in the first half when Frazee booted in a goal after a scrum off a missed penalty kick.

The visitors took a 2-1 lead with 27:38 left off a goal by Stegner, but Wright scored off an assist from Dakin to tie the score with 21:58 remaining.

From there, the hosts took a 3-2 lead when Speigel served a direct kick on net headed in by Shawn Dakin with 20 minutes to play, benefited from an own-goal credited to Speigel with 10:17 remaining and got a late goal from George Dakin with under a minute to play to round out the scoring.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class D South, Searsport (2-2, 1.4286 points) is seventh, while Greenville (3-1, 8.0612 points) is first in the 14-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Mount View 6, Ellsworth 3

At Thorndike Sept. 8, the Mustangs doubled up the visiting Eagles. The squads were tied 1-1 at halftime.

Elijah Allen and Logan Curtis netted hat tricks for Mount View, while Allen, Chase Gilley, Noah Jacobs and Atlas Hubbard logged assists.

Colin Lacasse, Nate Mason and Atticus Deeny scored for Ellsworth.

Ricky Nelson and Darrett Fowler made six saves on 10 shots in goal for Mount View, while Haven Clarke and Javen Clarke made three saves on 12 shots in net for Ellsworth.

The ‘Stangs held a 10-2 edge in corner kicks.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Mount View (3-0, 5.3061 points) is fifth, while Gardiner (2-1-1, 6.5306 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Washington Academy 2, Belfast 1

At Belfast Sept. 8, the Lions took an early lead, but a pair of second-half goals propelled the Raiders past the hosts. Belfast led 1-0 at halftime.

Matthew Kelley creased the net in the tough-luck loss for Belfast, off an assist from Jonah Lovejoy, while Ethan Robison and Che Lindo scored for Washington Academy and Khiari Hayward and Tye Dessic added assists.

Belfast outshot Washington Academy 14-10, while the Raiders led 8-7 in corner kicks.

Max Lewis made five saves in goal for the Lions, while Sam Perkins made two saves in net for the Raiders.

Kelley scored with 14 minutes left in the first half for the Lions, while Robison tied the score with 7:40 left in regulation. Lindo placed the game-winner in the net with 2:45 left in the contest.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (1-2, 0.7143 points) is 14th, while Gardiner (2-1-1, 6.5306 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

George Stevens Academy 2, Searsport 0

At Searsport Sept. 7, the Eagles blanked the host Vikings. GSA led 1-0 at halftime.

Franklin Sealander and Owen Vinall netted goals for the visitors and Austin Snow added an assist.

Colby Snow made 11 saves on 17 shots in the net for Searsport, while Jed Sawyer made one save on one shot in goal for GSA.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class D South, Searsport (1-2, 0.7143 points) is eighth, while North Yarmouth Academy (4-0, 7.3980 points) is first in the 14-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Girls soccer

Mount View 2, Ellsworth 0

At Ellsworth Sept. 8, the Mustangs emerged victorious over the Eagles. The squads were scoreless at halftime.

Sage Pound netted both goals late in the second half for Mount View, off assists by Gabby Allen and Gabby Ravin with 2:48 and 52 seconds remaining.

Zoe Mayhew made six saves on nine shots in goal for the Mustangs, while Kylie Robidoux made 13 saves on 23 shots in net for the Eagles.

Mount View also held a 4-1 advantage in corner kicks.

“This was an outstanding response after a tough loss [Sept. 4],” said Mount View coach David Page. “We kind of took one on the chin in Waterville, but got back up and put the pressure on Ellsworth for a full 80 minutes. We have a lot of younger players so I wasn’t sure how we’d come out, but our intensity and overall commitment to team defense from start to finish was tremendous.”

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Mount View (2-1, 5.8163 points) is fifth, while Presque Isle (3-0, 10.2551 points) is first in the 21-team region. The top 14 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Searsport 3, Pine Tree Academy 0

At Thomas College in Waterville Sept. 8, the Vikings blanked the Breakers at a neutral site. The game was scoreless at halftime.

Ashten Wells pumped in three second-half goals for Searsport, while Jordan Greeley, Emma Spiegel and Mikaela Alley assisted on those scores.

Sarah Gent made two saves on two shots in goal for the Vikings, while Brianna Foley  finished with 14 saves on 17 shots in goal for the Breakers.

Searsport held a 5-4 edge in corner kicks and 4-0 advantage in direct kicks.

Wells put Searsport on the board with 33:23 left in the game, off an assist from Greeley, the second from Spiegel with 13:35 to play and the last score from Alley with 6:42 left.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class D South, Searsport (1-2, 2.6531 points) is third, while Richmond (3-0, 4.3171 points) is first in the 13-team region. The top nine teams qualify for the playoffs.

George Stevens Academy 3, Searsport 0

At Searsport Sept. 6, the Eagles booted in three second-half goals and blanked the Vikings. The squads were scoreless at halftime.

Miranda Contreras scored two goals for GSA and Danielle Bianco added one goal and one assist.

The Vikings held a 13-12 edge in shots, while the opponents attempted two corner kicks.

Sarah Gent made nine saves in goal for Searsport.

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

Bucksport at Searsport boys soccer
Searsport hosts Bucksport on Sept. 10 in high school boys soccer. (Video by: Mark Haskell and Holly Vanorse Spicer)
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