Local roundup: Buckfield tops GPC in boys’ soccer

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SOUTH PORTLAND — Sidney Jackson scored both her breakaway goals in the second half as Buckfield slipped away from Greater Portland Christian with a 2-1 victory in boys’ soccer Saturday.

GPC was out in front in the first half when Jeremiah Hammond scored a goal on a pass from Matt Hammond.

But the Bucks responded when Jackson scored twice thanks to assists from Ethan Jackson and Jon Randolph.

Calvin Downey got the win in net, making six saves.

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Colleges

Men’s hockey

Alaska Anchorage 3, Maine 1

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The University of Maine men’s hockey team dropped its season-opener at the Kendall Hockey Classic 3-1 Friday night.

The Seawolves struck first, just 2:17 into the opening frame with a power-play goal by Scott Allen. Blake Tatchell and Brett Cameron each assisted on the goal for Alaska Anchorage.

Maine tied the game shortly after with a goal coming one second after its first power play opportunity of the season. Dan Renouf had his shot from the blueline beat Seawolves goalie Michael Matyas. Blaine Byron and Conor Riley each assisted on Maine’s goal.

UAA was then called for a five-minute major penalty, but the Black Bears were unable to capitalize and the game went into the first intermission tied at a goal apiece.

Field hockey

Oneonta St. 3, Bates 2

LEWISTON — SUNY Oneonta overcame a 2-1 halftime deficit and a 14-6 disadvantage in shot attempts to come away with a 3-2 non-conference victory over the Bates College field hockey team on Saturday afternoon.

Andrea Day scored the game-deciding goal and assisted on the Red Dragons’ (7-5) two goals, both tallied by Bailee Barrett.

Bates (2-8) led 1-0 just three minutes in as Jill Conway slapped the ball in from the top of the circle on the Bobcats’ first of eight penalty corners. Sydney Cowles inserted the ball on the play and earned the assist. The Bobcats achieved an 8-1 advantage in corners for the game.

Husson 4, UMF 0

FARMINGTON — Husson College dominated the field and had no problem knocking off the University of Maine at Farmington 4-0 in a North Atlantic Conference field hocke game Saturday.

Husson took the lead late in the first half thanks to a goal by Elizabeth Terry in the 19th minute. The Eagles extended the lead when Melissa Souza gave Husson the, 2-0 edge.

Husson added another goal in late in the second half when Amber Anderson scored in the 63rd minute, off an assist from Taylor Lovley.

Men’s soccer

UMF 2, UMPI 1 (OT)

FARMINGTON — Derek Healy scored the game-winnin goal in overtime, giving the University of Maine at Presque Isle 2-1 victory over the University of Maine at Farmington in a men’s soccer game at Prescott Field on Saturday.

The Owls ended the overtime period before it began. UMPI scored 1:17 into the extra session when Healy found himself one-on-one with UMF keeper Matt Wilson. Healy lined a shot into the bottom left corner of the goal to give UMPI the walk-off win.

The Beavers had a chance four minutes into the second when UMF was presented with a penalty kick after Ryan Fairbanks was taken down inside the box. UMF relied on its hottest offensive player of late, Jordan Luks, who has scored a point in three of the past five games. Luks’ shot hit the crossbar and sailed high.

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