BOOTHBAY — Avery Williams scored late in the first overtime to give Spruce Mountain a 2-1 win over Boothbay in MVC field hockey action Wednesday.

Chloe Arsenault gave the Seahawks (12-2) a 1-0 lead on a goal assisted by Page Brown with 6:40 left in the first half, but Spruce’s Emily Castonguay answered with an unassisted scored 3 minutes and 20 seconds later.

The score remained at 1-1 until Williams’ game-winner, which was set up by Aurianna Armandi.

Goalkeeper Sydney Shaffer made 17 saves for Spruce. That included a penalty stroke with no time remaining in the first half.

Wednesday’s win locks down the No. 2 spot in Class C South for the Phoenix (10-4). They will face Winthrop (12-1-1) in the MVC title game at 7 p.m. Friday night at Thomas College.

Mt. Blue 9, Lewiston 0

FARMINGTON — Adelle Foss and Rebecca Harmon presented two goals each as Mt. Blue blanked Lewiston 9-0 in field hockey action Wednesday afternoon.

The Cougars led 5-0 at the midpoint. Sammy Ellis scored a goal and assisted on two more for Mt. Blue.

Lewiston goalies Ashley Cronkhite and Cecillia Landry combined for 28 saves, while Erika McArthur faced no shots but did take one of two penalty corners for Mt. Blue.

Oxford Hills 2, Hampden Academy 0

PARIS — Shaynne Ellis scored her first varsity goal to help Oxford Hills to a 2-0 victory over Hampden Academy in field hockey action Wednesday afternoon.

Brook Carson contributed a goal and an assist for the Vikings.

Goalies Isabella Gould and Taylor Guerrette combined for eight saves for the Broncos, while Kaisa Heikkinen, Madi Dayand and Jenna Moxcey shared keeper duties and made a combined two saves for Oxford Hills in the winning effort.

Boys’ soccer

Rangeley 2, Greater Portland Christian 0

RANGELEY — Freshman midfielder Connor Hall booted the eventual game-winning goal with 10:38 remaining in regulation as Rangeley notched a 2-0 victory over Greater Portland Christian Academy in boys’ soccer action Wednesday afternoon.

Leo Perez scored an insurance goal off an indirect kick with 2:46 left to put the Lakers (3-7-3) up by two.

Goalie Mason Jones made nine saves for the Lions (3-7-1), while Hunter Lowell prevented two to earn the win in net for Rangeley.

Buckfield 4, Sacopee Valley 3, OT

BUCKFIELD — Ethan Jackson and Noah Wiley scored two goals each to lead Buckfield to a 4-3 victory over Sacopee Valley in boys’ soccer action Wednesday afternoon.

The Hawks (1-10-1) scored first when Michael Murphy converted a loose ball in the box. Following a Buckfield goal, Murphy regained the lead off a corner kick by Camden Bibro.

Wiley got the equalizer with 20 minutes remaining in regulation to make it 3-3 and send the game into overtime. Wiley also scored the game-winner with two minutes left.

Goalie Matt Day made 14 saves for Sacopee Valley, while Rick Kraske turned back 13 shots for the Bucks (11-1). 

Girls’ soccer

Monmouth 9, Winthrop 1

MONMOUTH — Sophomore forward Audrey Fletcher stockpiled four goals and an assist as Monmouth galloped to a 9-1 victory over Winthrop in girls’ soccer action Wednesday afternoon.

The Mustangs (12-1) stampeded to a 7-0 halftime lead. Senior forward Tia Day collected another five points with two goals and three assists in the winning effort.

Sophomore halfback Aliyah Wilson-Falcone scored the lone Rambler (5-7-1) goal in the second half to spoil the Monmouth shutout.

Goalie Samantha Moody thwarted 22 shots, while Destiny Clough halted four shots to earn the win in net for Monmouth.

Rangeley 11, Greater Portland Christian 0

RANGELEY — Junior midfielder Brooke Egan scored three goals and had two assists to lead Rangeley to an 11-0 shutout over Greater Portland Christian Academy in girls’ soccer action Wednesday afternoon.

The Lakers (8-1-4) bounced back from spoiling 10-straight games of giving up no goals with a 1-1 tie Tuesday afternoon. Eighth-grader Winnie LaRochelle also contributed three goals for Rangeley.

Goalie Oliva Smith was busy in net for the Lions (0-12), fending off 18 shots. Sydney Royce earned the win in net for Rangeley without facing a single shot.

Lisbon 5, Dirigo 0

DIXFIELD — Sophomore striker Kiley Merritt scored the first, third and fifth goals of the game to power Lisbon to a 5-0 victory over Dirigo in girls’ soccer action Wednesday afternoon.

The Cougars (0-11-1) clamped down defensively in the second half, keeping the Greyhounds (8-4-1) to one goal in the frame.

Goalie Katie Morse made 13 saves for Dirigo, while Savannah Fisher faced no shots to earn the win in net for Lisbon.

Oak Hill 7, Mountain Valley 1

WALES — Sydney Drew and Rylea-Mae Swan recorded a pair of goals each to lead Oak Hill to a 7-1 victory over Mountain Valley in girls’ soccer action Wednesday afternoon.

The Raiders (12-1-0) went on a tear, taking 47 shots to the Falcons’ (1-12) four.

Goalies Lauren Starling and Taylor Henry combined for 18 saves for Mountain Valley, while Oak Hill’s Anna Dodge and Grace Woodard only needed to make one save in the winning effort.

Buckfield 3, NYA 1

NORTH YARMOUTH — Junior midfielder Julia Dow posted a pair of goals to lead Buckfield to a 3-1 triumph over North Yarmouth Academy in girls’ soccer action Wednesday afternoon.

Hannah Shields was a defensive standout for the Bucks (7-3-2), helping prevent the Panthers (2-10) from gaining any footing.

Freshman midfielder Natalie Farrell scored North Yarmouth’s goal.

Goalie Aisley Snell made eight saves for North Yarmouth, while Molly Bourget and Cara Merrill need to stop only one a single shot in the winning effort for Buckfield.

Men’s soccer

UMaine-Machias 4, CMCC 1

AUBURN — Haidar Al-Freihy scored two goals to direct the University of Maine at Machias to a 4-1 victory over the Central Maine Community College in men’s soccer action Wednesday afternoon.

The Clippers (6-7-1) trailed 1-0 at the midpoint. Machias got things started with a penalty kick to start the second half, and gained momentum from there.

Salah Issack scored the lone Mustang (3-4-1) goal in the losing effort.


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