HIRAM — Buckfield came back from a one-goal first-half deficit to defeat Sacopee Valley 3-2 on Saturday.
The Hawks led 2-1 at the break, but the Bucks battled back in the second half, culminating in Max White’s game winner when he put home an Ethan Jackson corner with 10 minutes to go. Victor Ferrill had tied the game at two with 25 minutes remaining in the second half.
Jackson had his first assist of the game when set up Noah Wiley’s goal.
Camden Bibro and Christopher Fossum had the goals for Sacopee Valley (0-3).
Rick Kroske had 10 saves for Buckfield (3-0) while McGwire Sawyer made five for the Hawks.
Mt. Abram 5, Telstar 1
SALEM — Evan Allen scored two goals and had an assist to lead Mt. Abram to a 5-1 victory over Telstar in boys’ soccer action Saturday afternoon.
The Roadrunners (1-1-1) also got goals from Jonathan Jordan, Ben Butterfield and Tyson Hill.
Tristen Lilley scored on a through pass from Blake Rothrell for the lone Rebel (2-1) tally.
Goalkeeper Boston Ludden was credited with making 11 saves, while goalies Nate Luce and Jack Deming combined to turn away two shots in the winning effort.
Yarmouth 9, Poland 0
YARMOUTH — Junior Eric Labrie notched a hat trick as Yarmouth sailed to a 9-0 shutout win over Poland in boys’ soccer action Saturday afternoon.
The Clippers shot out to a 6-0 halftime lead. Five different players including freshman Ian Labrie netted a goal for Yarmouth.
Goalie Matthew Thebarge was busy in goal making 21 saves for the Knights, while goalie Cal Owen fended off six to earn the win in net for Yarmouth.
Mt. Blue 3, Messalonskee 2
FARMINGTON — Junior center forward Sam Smith meshed a pair of goals as Mt. Blue took a come-from-behind win, 3-2, over Messalonskee in boys’ soccer action Saturday afternoon.
The Eagles led 2-1 at the half.
A lightning delay and three yellow cards by Messalonskee provided a momentum change for the Cougars (2-0) in the second half.
Goalie Charles Dawson blocked four shots for Messalonskee, while goalie Hunter Bolduc averted two shots to earn the win in net for Mt. Blue.
Mountain Valley 5, Hall-Dale 0
RUMFORD — Rylee Sevigny sparked the Mountain Valley offense with four goals and an assist in the Falcons’ 5-0 victory over Hall-Dale in the teams’ MVC field hockey contest Saturday.
Avery Sevigny had two assists. Breanna Burgess had a goal while Leigha Carrier had an assist as the Falcons improve to 2-2 on the year.
Hall-Dale had no shots on Falcons goalie Alyssa Akers. Mia Rollins had 14 saves for the Bulldogs (1-2) .
Poland 4, Lake Region 0
POLAND — Olivia Bell scored a hat trick to lead Poland to a 4-0 triumph over Lake Region in fiel dhockey action Saturday afternoon.
The Knights scored a pair of goals in each half. Bri Doucette and Higera Nawass contributed two assists each for Poland.
Goalie Maddie Nelson prevented four and goalie Ari Hoot another two for the Lakers, while goalie Ashton Sturtevant made six saves to earn the win in net for Poland.
Oxford Hills 2, Cony 2 (2OT)
PARIS — Lauren Merril scored the equalizer in the second half, and Oxford Hills and Cony battled to a 2-2 tie after double overtime in field hockey action Saturday afternoon.
Julia Reny scored two goals in the first half for the Rams.
Brooke Caron cut the Cony two-point lead in half with the frist second half goal for the Vikings.
Goalies Jacqueline Carlton and Emily Douglas combined for five saves for Cony, while goalie Kaisa Heikkinen had 15 saves for Oxford Hills.
Greely 5 Poland 2
CUMBERLAND — Greely was powered by Courtney Sullivan and Anna Dewolfe in a 5-2 victory over Poland.
Each had two goals while Katie Steinburg added a goal of her own.
Poland’s offense came from Hannah St. Hilaire and Katriana Pratt, who each had a goal. Leya Harvey had an assist.
Molly Matthews made 13 saves for Greely (3-1) while Sydney Hudson had 21 saves for Poland (1-1).
Mt.Abram 4, Telstar 0
BETHEL — River Horn scored a pair of goals as Mt. Abram cruised to a 4-0 victory over Telstar in girls’ soccer action Saturday afternoon.
The Roadrunners received offensive support from goal scorers Alice Mackay and Alice Cockerham.
Goalie Tabby Harrington made 14 saves for the Rebels, while goalie Kiley Hold stopped five to earn the win in net for Mt. Abram.
Erskine 7, Leavitt 2
TURNER — Erskine Academy scored five first-half goals for a 7-2 victory over Leavitt in girls’ varsity soccer action Saturday afternoon.
Lauren Wood scored a hat trick and got help from Kayla Hubbard who added another two. Ashlyn Wing and Joanna Linscott closed out the scoring for the Eagles.
Ally Ryan and Sophie Gilbert tallied the Hornets’ two scores, with Annika Mitchell assisting on both.
Bates 1, Hamilton 0
CLINTON, N.Y. — Senior captain Sarah McCarthy made 11 saves and recorded her sixth career shutout in a 1-0 victory for the Bates women’s soccer team to open NESCAC play Saturday afternoon at Hamilton.
The Bobcats (2-0) got the only goal they needed in the 21st minute. Sophomore Sarah DiPillo relayed a pass from junior Cassidy McCarns with a quick delivery to junior Oliva Amdur on the left wing.
Amdur made a couple of nifty moves and shook her defender, crossing the ball toward the net. The ball bounced off a Hamilton defneder and in for the eventual game-winning score.
UNE 3, UMaine-Farmington 2
FARMINGTON — The Nor’Easters scored three goals in the first half and held on in a tough second stanza to edge the University of Maine at Farmington 3-2 in women’s soccer action Saturday afternoon.
The Beavers got on the board 16 minutes into the second half when Kaiti Kinney scored on an assist from Sophie Manning.
Leah Stevens scored 10 minutes later on a snip from the top of the box. Lydia Roy was given the assist.
College field hockey
Hamilton 3, Bates 2 (OT)
CLINTON, N.Y. — Sophomores Ally Leahy and Victgoria McGee found the back of the net for the Bates field hockey team, but Hamilton preveailed 3-2 in overtime Saturday afternoon.
The Continentals (2-0) finally scored the game-winner in the 81st minute when Sarah Pierpont was able to go top shelf from a tricky angle close to the cage.
The Bobcats (0-1) dominated the shot battle in the first half, tallying 11 shots to Hamilton’s six.
Bates 2, Hamilton 1
CLINTON, N.Y. — Sophomore Beaufils Kimpolo-Pene scored his first career goal and senior Nate Merchant tallied the game-winning in a 2-1 victory for the Bate’s men’s soccer team Saturday afternoon.
The Bobcats (1-0) survived a flurry of shots from the Continentals (0-1-1) late in the secondhalf to hold on for the victory.
Hamilton accumulated 23 shots to Bates’ 14 on the afternoon. Junior goalkeeper Robbie Montanaro made nine saves between the pipes for Bates, two shy of his carrer high.