Girls' roundup: Naji, Devils stun Vikings

By Sun Journal staff

LEWISTON — Saba Naji drove the ball up from mid-field, found an open angle and fired a shot into the net with 10 seconds left in overtime to lift Lewiston to a 2-1 upset victory over Oxford Hills in a KVAC field hockey game Thursday.

The Vikings (7-5) jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the first frame when Hannah Warren scored an unassisted goal. Marissa Zanoni tied things up at 24:33 with an assist from Naji.

Allison Lafreniere made nine saves for the Blue Devils (3-9), while Rachel Brennan turned back six shots for Oxford Hills.

Telstar 2, Boothbay 0

BETHEL — Goals by sisters Lyndsay and Kayla Merrill lifted Telstar to a 2-0 victory over Boothbay in an MVC field hockey game Thursday.

Lyndsay Merrill scored in the first half on a rebound off the Boothbay goalie. Kayla Merrill added an unasssited goal in the second half.

Madison McCarthy of Boothbay (2-9-1) stopped 31 shots to keep the game close. Hali Barter did not have to make a save in goal for Telstar (11-1).

Mtn. Valley 5, Hall-Dale 1

RUMFORD — The Mountain Valley field hockey squad poured on the steam with four second-half goals, running away to a 5-1 victory over Hall-Dale.

Nicole Burgess led the Falcons (8-4) with a hat trick, while Sam Glover netted a pair of goals. Emily Gallant needed only two saves to notch the win.

Hall-Dale received a lone goal from Wendy Goldman, while Kayla Barton turned back 17 shots in the cage.

Sacopee Valley 9, Poland 0

POLAND — Justine Ruhlin and Chelsey Burnell each recorded hat tricks Thursday as Sacopee Valley raced away to a 9-0 rout over Poland in a WMC field hockey matchup.

Danielle Pierce, Ally Allard and Maya Richmond also tallied for the Hawks (10-3).

Dakota Miner never faced a shot in the cage for Sacopee Valley as she posted the shutout.Melora Lavoie and Aliyah Gregory combined effort in goal for Poland (0-14), turning aside 35 of 44 shots fired by Sacopee’s high-pressure offense.

Lisbon 10, St. Dom’s 0

LISBON — Angel Strout scored an impressive four goals as Lisbon crushed St. Dom’s 10-0 in MVC field hockey action Thursday.

The Greyhounds (7-6) dominated on offense, scoring six first-half goals. Lyndsey Whtiney chipped in with a pair of goals.

Goalie Marissa Zamrock was busy in net for the Saints (1-11-1), making 25 saves, while Haylee Jamison prevented two to earn the win in net for Lisbon.

Fryeburg 2, Gray-NG 0

GRAY — Chelcie Murch and Emily Symonds scored to send Fryeburg to a 2-0 triumph over Gray-New Gloucester.

Olivia Rottari made seven saves for the Patriots.


Poland 2, OOB 1

POLAND — Emma Turton broke a deadlock midway through the second half and goalie Cassie Mocciola preserved the one-goal lead to lift Poland to a 2-1 victory over Old Orchard Beach in an WMC girls’ soccer game Thursday.

Turton assisted on the Knights’ first goal by Emily Bolduc, but the Seagulls tied it before halftime on Amy Twohig’s tally.

Kate Bridgham set up the game-winner, allowing Turton to split two defenders before finding the back of the net.

Mocciola finished with six saves for Poland (4-7-1), while Gillian Foss made three stops for Old Orchard (4-5-1).

Lisbon 6, Boothbay 2

LISBON — Kayla Angelico registered a hat trick to lead Lisbon to a 6-2 victory over Boothbay in an MVC girls’ soccer tilt.

Tara Metzger chipped in for the Greyhounds (7-2-2) with two goals, while a single tally from Shauna Riordan completed the scoring.

Ashley Poland and Nell Anthony each scored a goal for the Seahawks (1-8-1). Kyrstin Ramich made six saves for Lisbon, while Michaela McFetridge turned back 13 shots for Boothbay.

Dirigo 5, Carrabec 0

DIXFIELD — Natalie Bolduc scored a pair of goals as Dirigo cruised to a 5-0 blanking of Carrabec in MVC girls’ soccer.

The Cougars (9-2-1) jumped out to a 3-0 halftime lead. Paige Murphy chipped in with a goal and an assist for Dirigo.

Goalie Bryce Parent made two saves on six shots for Dirigo in the winning effort.

Mtn. Valley 1, Madison 1

RUMFORD — Mountain Valley and Madison battled to a 1-1 double overtime tie.

Sam McLaughlin scored an unassisted halfway through the second half to put the Bulldogs on the board first.

McKenzie Paterson scored on a breakaway drive with 4:34 remaining in regulation to knot up the contest for the Falcons (3-6-3).

Goalie Savanna Kandiko made 10 saves for Madison, while Breanna Roberts repelled 18 for Madison.

St. Dom’s 2, Jay 2

JAY — The St. Dom’s and Jay girls’ soccer squads battled up and down the field, with both scoring a pair of goals and resulting in a 2-2 deadlock.

The Saints (10-0-1) received both goals from Marley Byrne, while Stephanie Costello contributed a pair of assists. The Tigers (3-5-3) received goals from Alexi Deering and Beth Moore.

Veteran keeper Mary Caron made three saves to preserve the tie. Katie Beaulieu turned back 14 shots in goal for Jay.

Winthrop 1, Wiscasset 0

WINTHROP — Junior midfielder Amy Belanger scored the game-winning goal on a throw-in with 14 minutes remaining in regulation as Winthrop squeezed out a 1-0 victory over Wiscasset.

The Ramblers (1-0) notched their first win of the season on great defensive effort from sweeper Grace Burnett.

Goalie Kasey Cromwell made nine saves for the Redskins (2-8-2), while Danielle Pease turned back 10 to earn the win in net for Winthrop.

Oak Hill 2, Mt. View 0

WALES — Abby Goulet scored both goals in the first half as Oak Hill (6-4-1) waltzed to a 2-0 victory over winless Mt. View (0-11).

Becca Belaire and Jessica Roberts collected assists on the goals in a game dominated by the Raiders’ defense.

Oak Hill outshot Mt. View, 15-0, giving the Raiders’ goalie Darby Beaulieu, who didn’t have to make a save, the afternoon off.

Monmouth 3, Hall-Dale 1

MONMOUTH — Kylie Kemp scored a goal and collected a pair of assists as Monmouth dispatched Hall-Dale (6-4) with a 3-1 victory.

Bri Hicks put the Mustangs (6-4-1) on the board with her goal, thanks to a Kemp feed in the first half

Monmouth reeled off the next two goals in the second half. Chelsea Arsenault, with assists from Kemp and Hicks, scored. Kemp followed two minutes later when she scored on an Arsenault feed.

Hall-Dale’s Caroline Wolfington spoiled the shutout when she scored on a Teresa Withee feed.

Sacopee 4, Gray-NG 1

SOUTH HIRAM — Emily Lane netted a pair of goals to lead Sacopee Valley to a 4-1 victory over Gray-New Gloucester.

Alexis Toolin scored the first goal to put the Hawk’s up 1-0 with 33:42 remaining in the second half. The Patriots evened the score at 1-1 when Maggie Chaplin curled a free kick over the wall to the lower left corner.

In turn, Lane scored the first of her two consecutive goals.

Goalie Sammie Wilkins made 18 saves for Gray-New Gloucester, while Courtney Ross fended off six to earn the win in net for Sacopee Valley.

What do you think of this story?

Login to post comments

In order to make comments, you must create a subscription.

In order to comment on, you must hold a valid subscription allowing access to this website. You must use your real name and include the town in which you live in your profile. To subscribe or link your existing subscription click here.

Login or create an account here.

Our policy prohibits comments that are:

  • Defamatory, abusive, obscene, racist, or otherwise hateful
  • Excessively foul and/or vulgar
  • Inappropriately sexual
  • Baseless personal attacks or otherwise threatening
  • Contain illegal material, or material that infringes on the rights of others
  • Commercial postings attempting to sell a product/item
If you violate this policy, your comment will be removed and your account may be banned from posting comments.



 's picture


Did Madison use two goalies and MV none?

Come on S/J lets proof read the articles before posting.


Stay informed — Get the news delivered for free in your inbox.

I'm interested in ...