Thursday, December 5, 2013
WINSLOW — Calli Lavarnway buried a shot just inside the far post from about 18 yards out with four minutes remaining to help lift the Winslow girls soccer team to a 2-1 win over rival Erskine in an Eastern B prelim game Friday afternoon.
“We played one of our better games,” Winslow coach Shawn Carey said. “The ball went off a defender and Calli just ripped it in. We knew it’d be a close game.”
No. 7 Winslow improved to 9-5-1. No. 10 Erskine finished 7-7-1.
Lavarnway opened the scoring about nine minutes into the game to give Winslow a 1-0 lead.
It stayed that way umti; six minutes into the second half, when Taylor Boucher scored to pull Erskine even.
“From that point on it was back and forth, punch and counter-punch,” Carey said. “It was a great game.”
Winslow will next play at No. 2 Hermon in a quarterfinal game Tuesday.
No. 10 Sacopee Valley 2, No. 7 Carrabec 1: Brooke Totman scored an unassisted goal late in the second half to give No. 10 Sacopee Valley the Western Class C win in North Anson.
Courtney Ryan also had an unassisted goal for Sacopee (7-8-0), which will no play at No. 2 Madison on Tuesday. Madison Day made 12 saves.
Brooklynne Lewis scored unassisted for No. 7 Carrabec (9-5-1). Macy Welch finished with 12 saves.
No. 8 Mt. Blue 6, No. 9 Lawrence 0: Eryn Doiron had four goals and an assist, while Miranda Nicely had one goal, one assist and one save and the Cougars beat the Bulldogs in an Eastern A prelim game in Farmington.
Lauren Guppy added a goal, while Hope Thompson, Kiana Thompson and Savannah Swain each had an assist for Mt. Blue, which improves to 6-6-3 and advances to play Bangor in the quarterfinals. Thia Bridges had nine saves for Mt. Blue, while Addie Schanz and Nicely each had one.
Paige Belanger had 11 saves for Lawrence (4-10-1).