Local roundup: St. Dom’s dodges Mt. Abram in girls’ soccer

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SALEM — Senior forwad Faith Grady scored all three goals as St. Dom’s clipped Mt. Abram 3-2 in overtime in MVC girls’ soccer action Saturday.

The Saints (8-2) led 2-1 at the half. Grady collected a through ball at midfield and managed a breakaway en route to forcing the ball past the Mt. Abram goalie for the win.

Senior midfielder Katie Jordan recorded both of the Roadrunners’ (4-5-1) tallies, one in each half.

Monmouth 8, Winthrop 1

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MONMOUTH — Haley Fletcher scored four goals and Sidney Wilson added two more and an assist as undefeated Monmouth rolled to an 8-1 victory over Winthrop. Emily Grandahl chipped in with a goal and assist for the Mustangs (9-0-1).

Monmouth kept Rambler goalie Haley Choate busy all day as the senior made 25 saves.

Nicole MacMillan scored for Winthrop (1-9).

Buckfield 6, Vinalhaven 2

BUCKFIELD — Bri Damon had four goals to pace Buckfield to a 6-2 victory over Vinalhaven. Naudia Wesley had a goal and two assists, and Abby Shields added a score and a helper for the Bucks (7-2-1). Olivia Dooley and Kersey Goyette split the goaltending duties for Buckfield, combining for seven saves.

Daja Dowdy and Taylor Littlefield scored second-half goals for the Vikings (4-5).

Leavitt 4, MCI 2

TURNER — Shannon O’Malley capped off a hat trick with a pair of goals in the final five minutes of the game to lead Leavitt to a 4-2 victory over visiting MCI in girls’ soccer. Tessa Benson opened the scoring for the Hornets (2-4-3) in the first half with an 18-yard strike off a feed from Sophie Gilbert. Angela Daigle made a pair of saves in the Leavitt net.

Sydney Morton scored both goals for the Huskies (3-5-1), and Gabbie Ryles made 15 saves as the Hornets outshot MCI 21-4 in the game.

Lake Region 3, Poland 1

POLAND — Kristen Huntress scored a pair of goals, including converting a second-half penalty shot into a score, as Lake Region downed Poland 3-1. Lauren Jakobs also scored for the Lakers (4-4-1), who wore down the Knights’ strong defensive effort with a pair of second-half goals to break open the game. Devin Langadas made three saves in the win.

Brooke Yorkey scored the lone goal for Poland (1-7-2), which missed its own penalty shot in the first half with the game tied at 1-1. Haley Whitworth made saves for the Knights.

Oxford Hills 2, Brewer 2 (2OT)

BREWER — Oxford Hills and Brewer battled to a 2-2 double-overtime tie in girls’ soccer action Saturday.

Mikayla Morin put the Vikings on top 2-0 early in the second half.

Ellie Leighton and Meg Davis responded with less than five minutes remaining in regulation to knot up the game for the Witches.

Goalie Mikala Henderson made 10 saves for Brewer, while goalie Sam Bickford stopped nine for Oxford Hills.

Boys’ soccer

Leavitt 3, MCI 0

TURNER — Tyler Roux set a school record with his 16th and 17th goals of the season as Leavitt downed MCI 3-0 in front of its homecoming crowd. Roux got the only goal the Hornets would need in the first half with a driving shot that hit MCI keeper Aiden Peacock’s hand but rolled across the goal line because of the wet conditions. Zach Johnson added a goal and an assist for Leavitt (6-3).

Ben Fullerton stopped five shots for the shutout. Peacock made nine saves for the Huskies (3-5-1).

Gray-New Gloucester 5, Wells 1

GRAY — Bryce Hayman scored three goals and added an assist as Gray-New Gloucester romped over Wells 5-1 in boys’ soccer. Tyler St. Pierre added a pair of goals for the Patriots (5-2-2), with Tommy Cogswell and Jesse Ricardi picking up assists.

Nick Wuerthner spoiled Gray-New Gloucester netminder John-Henry Villaneuva’s shutout bid with 16 minutes remaining in the game. Villaneuva made six saves in the game. Chandler Bridge stopped five shots in goal for the Warriors (2-6-1).

Buckfield 5, Vinalhaven 1

BUCKFIELD — Jon Randolph scored a natural hat trick, Hunter Wiley and Sidney Jackson chipped in with a goal and an assist apiece and Buckfield defeated Vinalhaven 5-1. Bryan Chabe also had a helper in the win, and Calvin Downey made six saves for the Bucks (9-2).

Cody Hamilton scored the lone goal for the Vikings (1-9), while goalie Isles Blackington stopped 16 shots.

Monmouth 4, Winthrop 0

MONMOUTH — Sophomore striker Hunter Richardson scored the first and third goals as Monmouth galloped to a 4-0 triumph over Winthrop in MVC boys’ soccer action Saturday.

The Mustangs (8-2) controlled the ball and had many short and crisp passes in the tilt.

Goalie Matt Sekarek was outstanding in net for the Ramblers, making 24 saves.

Goalie Kasey Smith didn’t need to make a single save for Monmouth. But, he was rewarded with a scoring opportunity to complete the Mustangs scoring on the day.

Field hockey

Telstar 2, Mountain Valley 1

BETHEL — Center forward Becca Howard scored with just 5:40 left to play in the second half, propelling Telstar to a 2-1 victory over Mountain Valley. Howard took a pass in the circle from Natasha Hart and slipped the ball past Falcon keeper Kassie Thidodeau for the goal. Howard also assisted on Sadie Ellsworth’s goal in the first half for the Rebels (6-5). Meg Glover backstopped Telstar with six saves.

Lexy Duguay tied the game 55 seconds before halftime for Mountain Valley (4-7-1). Thibodeau stopped 14 shots in the Falcon net.

Spruce Mountain 2, Belfast 1

BELFAST — Morgan Fournier scored the game-winning goal for Spruce Mountain in a 2-1 KVAC field hockey win over Belfast.

The Phoenix (9-2) moved into No. 2 in the Class B West Heal Point standings by beating the Lions (6-5). Emily Hogan chalked up the other Spruce Mountain goal.

College field hockey

Connecticut College 2, Bates 1 (OT)

LEWISTON — Katlyn Paiva broke in alone after a turnover and then knocked home the rebound of her shot off Bates goalie Cristina Vega as visiting Connecticut College tipped Bates 2-1 in overtime in a matchup of two teams looking for their first win in conference play in NESCAC field hockey. The Bobcats held off an onslaught by the Camels in the first half, being outshot 6-3 with an 8-0 deficit in penalty corners in the frame, and tied the game with a goal by Caroline Falcone early in the second half.

Vega made 3 saves for Bates (2-7), which fell to o-7 this season in NESCAC play.

Men’s soccer

Bates 2, Connecticut State 1 (OT)

LEWISTON — Peabo Knoth netted the game-winning goal 5:20 into overtime, completing a 2-1 comeback victory for Bates College over Connecticut State in men’s soccer action Saturday afternoon.

Knoth sealed the Bobcats’ (3-7-1) first home conference win since 2008 when he carried the ball from right to left and shot it into the lower left corner of the cage, for his team-best fifth score of the season.

With 1:30 left in the half, Bates tied the game up as Justin Yacovino recovered his own blocked shot and scored by finding the bottom left corner of the net.

Women’s soccer

Connecticut College 2, Bates 0

LEWISTON — Michelle Medina scored a goal in each half to lead Connecticut College to a 2-0 victory over Bates College in women’s soccer action Saturday afternoon.

The Camels (8-1) opened the scoring in the 24th minute of play. Mackenzie Kingston delivered a cross into the midle of the box, where Astrid Kempainen shuffled it to Medina, who found the back of the netting.

First-year students Ana Urbina and Hannah Behringer accounted for the Bobcats’ (6-4) two shots on goal, while first-year goalie Sarah McCarthy made 11 saves to keep the game close for Bates.

College volleyball

Connecticut College 3, Bates 1

LEWISTON — Sophomore Chandler McGrath posted a double-double with 10 kills and 11 digs for Bates but Connecticut College got the better of the Bobcats, 25-17, 23-25, 25-16 and 25-21 in NESCAC women’s volleyball. Tess Walther had 16 assists and six digs for Bates (8-8), and Jacqueline Forney contributed 11 assists. The loss leaves the Bobcats winless in NESCAC play.

Ella Johnson had 15 kills for the Camels (7-7), and Emily Arterbury had 20 assists.

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