LEWISTON — The Lewiston Blue Devils put on a show in front of a loud home crowd at Don Roux Field, notching an 11-0 boys soccer victory over Oxford Hills on Tuesday.

Shafi Ibrahim, especially, seemed fond a zone on the pitch for the Blue Devils.

All four of Ibrahim’s first-half goals came from the left side, the first from in front of goal when he faked out Oxford Hills goalkeeper Emmett Hand and slotted the ball into the right side of the net to put the Blue Devils up 1-0 about three minutes into the match.

The Blue Devils dominated possession early, only allowing the Vikings to cross the midfield line with possession a handful of times. With 19 minutes remaining in the first half, the Vikings lost possession and Lewiston pounced on it and went on a lightening-fast counter attack that ended with another Ibrahim goal.

“Once they settled down, they started distributing the ball and making timely runs off the ball, and they re-established their shape,” Lewiston coach Dan Gish said. “We like to move the ball, we don’t like to stop the ball much, and eventually it will tire out a defense.”

About six minutes later, Lewiston began a five-goal frenzy.

Ibrahim finished his hat trick to push the lead to 3-0. A minute later Khalid Hersi scored on a free kick from the right side of the penalty box with a shot that dropped in off the crossbar. Ibrahim then netted his fourth goal with help from a perfectly placed over-the-top pass from Hersi.

“My boys are just finding me every time, and I’ve just got to finish it, the easy part,” Ibrahim said. “We’ve been practicing with each other since the summer, and I told the guys, ‘Let’s not be selfish, find the better guy and find the better option to score.’ If we are selfish then better teams will beat us. Just get everyone involved.”

With 10 minutes left in the first half, Romano Bassa added a goal from 25 yards out with his left foot to make Lewiston’s advantage 6-0.

Hand made 11 saves in the half and 18 in the game, but the Lewiston attack was never-ending. Nasip Abdi finished the first-half scoring with a goal on a long free kick that extended the Blue Devils’ margin to 7-0 right before halftime.

Lewiston started the second half where it left off in the first and tallied a quick goal, this time from Hamze Nur, to make the lead 8-0 less than two minutes into the half.

Moses Lumu slotted a goal from the right to inside the short corner with 28:40 remaining in the game, and David Abdi followed with a goal five minutes later to give Lewiston a 10-0 cushion.

The Vikings had spurts of attacking and forced Lewiston goalkeeper Tanner Anctil (two saves) and Payton Goyette (three saves) to make five saves.

Lewiston’s Abdihakim Daud capped off the Blue Devils’ scoring with two minutes remaining in the contest.

“When guys go in and sub they’re very supportive,” Gish said. “They pay attention to them, they aren’t goofing off on the bench. They remind me a lot of the 2014-15 team. Those guys didn’t care who scored and were really unselfish. They remind me of them a lot. There’s no drama and they work hard. They train hard and sometimes I have to ask them to back off during practice. They understand what training is about.”

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