WISCASSET — Ryan Lutrzykowski converted a pass from Calvin Stewart with five minutes left in the first frame to give St. Dom’s a 2-1 victory over Hall-Dale in the MVC boys’ soccer Championship game.

The win brought redemption for St. Dom’s after losing to Hall-Dale during playoffs in 2011.

Stewart gave the Saints a 1-0 advantage early in the contest with an assist from Lutrzykowski. Zach McNaughton scored for Hall-Dale late in the second half to prevent a shutout.

Veteran keeper Ben Sawyer made eight saves to record the win, while Sam Shepherd turned aside 15 shots between the posts for Hall-Dale.

Girls’ soccer

St. Dom’s 1, Lisbon 0

WISCASSET — After a scoreless regulation and two overtime periods, St. Dom’s finally got the upper hand when the game came down to penalty kicks.

Kymberlee Johnson fired a successful shot into the net during the first of five slated rounds of PKs to give the Saints (13-1-1) a 1-0 win over Lisbon in the 2012 girls’ soccer MVC Championship game. Kelly Pomerleau made 11 saves for St. Dom’s to notch the shutout. Courtney Martel deflected 15 shots in net for the Greyhounds (12-2-1).

Lisbon will advance to the MPA tourney as No. 1 seed, while St. Dom’s is ranked No. 2 as postseason play quickly approaches.

Mt. Blue 2, Erskine 1

FARMNGTON — Mt. Blue managed a goal in each half Wednesday and hung on for a 2-1 victory over Erskine in an MVC regular season girls’ soccer finale.

Mackenzie Conlogue gave the Cougars (8-5-1) a 1-0 lead with an assist from Hope Thompson. Miranda Nicely converted a pass from Conlogue with 28:18 left to make it a 2-0 contest.

Bridget Humphrey tallied an unassisted goal for the Eagles (8-4-2) with 10 minutes remaining to prevent a shutout. Gabby Foy and Thia Bridges combined to make 10 saves for Mt. Blue, while Mattie Lajoie turned aside 12 shots in the cage for Erskine.

Men’s soccer

Bates 5, USM

GORHAM — Senior John Murphy scored three goals and had two assists to lead the visiting Bates College Bobcats to a 5-1 victory over the University of Southern Maine Huskies in a non-conference men’s soccer match at Hannaford Field on Wednesday.

Murphy provided the Bobcats all the offense they would need, doubling his season point total. The senior captain, who came into the match with eight points on the season, put the visitors up 1-0 at the 20:00 mark converting on a Southern Maine mistake in the back.

Senior Nick Barron made it 2-0 off a set piece in the 37th minute. Barron got his head to a cross curled into the box by Murphy just enough to change the direction past USM freshman goalkeeper Korey Mulherin.The goal was Barron’s first of the campaign.

College field hockey

Tufts 5, Bates 0

MEDFORD — Junior Chelsea Yogerst scored twice in the first six minutes and finished with a hat track as the eighth-ranked Tufts field hockey team rolled to a 5-0 victory over Bates in a NESCAC game Wednesday at Bello Field.

The win was the 11th in a row for the Jumbos, who improved to 11-1 overall and 7-1 NESCAC. Bates, which has lost four straight in the league, is now 4-8 including 1-7 in NESCAC.

Playing in the first of three straight home games to close the regular season, Tufts finished with advantages of 22-5 in shots and 12-2 in penalty corners. Junior Stephanie Wan finished with two assists for the Jumbos.


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