Local roundup: Jacques’ 2 goals give EL a win


PARIS — Emily Jacques scored an unassisted goal in each half as Edward Little (8-0-1) shook off Oxford Hills with 2-0 win in a girls’ soccer Thursday.

EL goalie Molly Murray kept the Vikings (2-5-2) off the scoreboard with her 10 saves. The Red Eddies outshot Oxford Hills, 23-15

Mountain Valley 9, Telstar 0

BETHEL — Hannah Koch and LeAnne McNally scored two goals each as Mountain Valley soared to a 9-0 shutout victory over Telstar in girls’ soccer action Thursday.

The Falcons (7-3) led 5-0 at the half.

Goalie Courtney Currier made nine saves for the Rebels (0-10), while goalie Karen Flaherty turned back five to earn the win for Mountain Valley.

Messalonskee 2, Mt. Blue 1

FARMINGTON — Sophomore forward Mckenna Brodeur made a nice cross with 10 seconds remaining in regulation to lift Messalonskee to a 2-1 triumph over Mt. Blue in girls’ soccer action Thursday.

Brodeur scored from 25-yards out and found the back panel of the cage for the Eagles (4-4-1).

Goalie Addie Schanz made 16 saves for the Cougars (2-5-2), while goalie Taylor Easler contained 14 shots to earn the win for Messalonskee.

Gray-NG 3, Poland 1

GRAY — Senior midfielder Maria Valente piloted a pair of goals to lead Gray-New Gloucester to a 3-1 victory over Poland in WMC girls’ soccer action Thursday.

Junior defensive back Sadie Pelletier tied the game at 1-1 for the Knights (1-6-2) with 4:14 remaining in regulation. But the Patriots (5-4) scored twice over the next four minutes to notch the win.

Gardiner 1, Spruce Mountain 0

JAY — Jessica Hillman scored the lone goal as Gardiner dispatched Spruce Mountain 1-0 in girls’ soccer action Thursday.

Goalie Emily Keene made four saves for the Phoenix, while goalie Lauren Chadwick made seven saves for the Tigers to preserve the shutout.

Brunswick 1, Lewiston 0

LEWISTON — Maeve Arthur rifled a shot into the back of the cage with 8:06 remaining in the first half as Brunswick ditched Lewiston with 1-0 win in girls’ soccer action Thursday.

The Dragons (5-3-1) outshot the Blue Devils (5-4) 13-12.

Goalie Kelsey St. Cyr made 10 saves for Lewiston, while goalie Madeline Brescia deflected six to earn the win for Brunswick.

Field hockey

Oxford Hills 3, Mt. Ararat 0

TOPSHAM — Abby Angevine scored a goal and picked up an assist, pointing Oxford Hills (6-4) to a 3-0 victory over Mt. Ararat in a field hockey game Thursday.

In the first half, Whitney Morris scored first on an Angevine feed. Angevine followed with her unassisted goal, giving the Vikings a 2-0 lead going into the second half. Bailey Wood used an Erin Morton pass to score Oxford Hills’ third goal in the second half.

Oxford Hills goalie Shannon Fillebrown made four saves.

Spruce Mountain 5, MCI 1

JAY — Nicole Hamblin scored a goal and assisted on three tallies as Spruce Mountain produced a 5-1 victory over MCI in field hockey action Thursday.

The Phoenix (8-2) scored three unanswered first half goals to take a 3-0 lead into the midpoint.

Goalie Mikayla Carr made 11 saves for the Huskies, while goalie Gracy Ryan prevented nine to earn the win in net for Spruce Mountain.

Leavitt 2, Belfast 0

BELFAST — Sadie Royer scored on a pass from Ashley Mathieu and Emma Martineau to lead Leavitt to a 2-0 victory over Belfast in field hockey action Thursday.

The Hornets (7-3-1) held a one-goal lead until 2:28 left in the game when Kierstin Leclerc picked up a loose ball in the Belfast (6-4) circle and fired a shot past goalie Maddie Littlefield.

Boys’ soccer

Edward Little 4, Oxford Hills 0

AUBURN — Edward Little notched its third consecutive win as the Red Eddies rolled to a 4-0 victory over Oxford Hills in boys’ soccer Thursday.

Yusuf Adow and Jarod Norcross Plourde recorded first-half tallies to put the Red Eddies (6-2-1) on top 2-0 at the half.

Maslah Hassan and Alex Thompson collected second half goals, while Luke Sterling provided two assists in the game or Edward Little.

Goalie Jake Beauchesne made seven saves for the Vikings (2-6), while goalie Llewellyn Jensen fanned eight shots to earn the win in net for Edward Little.

Gray-NG 3, Poland 1

POLAND — Jesse Ricardi scored a pair of goals as Gray-New Gloucester collected a 3-1 victory over Poland in boys’ soccer action Thursday.

Ricardi scrapped for a loose ball in front of the net for the Patriots (4-2-2) and  put it in at 20:58 in the first half.

Kyle Radziszewski evened the score at 1-1 on a penalty kick at 26:14 for the Knights (3-5-1).

Ricardi scored his second goal of the contest with 3:23 remaining. Bryce Hayman provided an insurance goal with 16.1 seconds to play.


Bates 3, USM 0

LEWISTON — Junior defender Hannah Beinecke scored twice in the second half to catapult Bates College to a 3-0 victory over the University of Southern Maine in field hockey Thursday.

Beinecke netted her first collegiate goal with 21:23 remaining in the second half and struck again 12 minutes later to put the Bobcats (2-6) on top 2-0.

Caroline O’Reilly also scored her first collegiate goal, adding a late tally. She carried the ball from left to right into the circle and unloaded a sharp shot through the Huskies’ (5-6) defense and into the back of the cage.