April 08, 2020

Breton sparks Greenville victory Second-ranked Lakers to battle Richmond for Western Maine title

GREENVILLE – Hannah Breton scored two unassisted first-half goals to propel the No. 2 Greenville Lakers by the No. 3 Buckfield Bucks 3-1 in a Western Maine Class D girls soccer semifinal Tuesday.

Greenville advanced to Friday’s regional championship at No. 1 Richmond, which defeated No. 4 Rangeley 5-0 on Tuesday. In their two meetings this season, Richmond defeated Greenville 6-1 in Richmond and 3-0 at Greenville.

In Tuesday’s game, Brittany Boucher added a second-half goal off a direct kick for 12-2 Greenville and Lauren Fling made nine saves on 12 shots.

Lindsay Henderson scored unassisted for 9-5-1 Buckfield in the second half and Alyssa Henderson made 22 saves on 35 shots.

Class C

Washington Acad. 4, Fort Kent 3

At Fort Kent, Bre Nicely’s goal with four minutes left in the game helped No. 4 Washington Academy upset No. 1 Fort Kent.

The Raiders advance to Friday’s regional championship against the winner of Wednesday’s semifinal of No. 3 George Stevens Academy of Blue Hill at No. 2 Madawaska.

Fort Kent outshot the Raiders 27-9.

The goal capped a three-goal scoring flourish by both teams in the last 8:29.

WA’s Lauren Finn scored off a Kayla Wood assist at the 8:29 mark to tie the game at 2-2. Marissa Albert responded 90 seconds later for Fort Kent when she scored off a Nicole Chasse pass. Nicely then answered three minutes later with the winning goal.

Wood added an unassisted first-half goal for the 12-2 winners and Andi Flannery also scored unassisted with 39 minutes left in the game. Irene Lewey made 15 saves.

Casey Pelletier scored with 25 minutes left in the game off a Chasse assist for 11-4-1 Fort Kent and Chasse set up Albert’s first goal four minutes later. Kelsie Bouchard made three saves.

Class D

Van Buren 2, Washburn 1

At Van Buren, Megan Lajoie, Mindy Lapointe, Taylor Parent and Kristen Vailancourt each converted their penalty kicks as No. 1 Van Buren edged No. 5 Washburn after two overtime periods failed to produce a winner.

Van Buren will host the regional final Friday against the winner of Wednesday’s semifinal between No. 3 Lee Academy and No. 2 Bangor Christian.

Lajoie scored unassisted in the first half to give the 14-2 Crusaders an early lead. Erica McDougal answered in the second half on a corner kick from Amy Reed for the 13-4 Beavers.

Trisha Gagnon and Jennifer Ouellette combined to make 14 saves on 15 shots for Van Buren.

Rachel Palmer finished with 13 saves on 14 shots for the Beavers.

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