Saturday, March 8, 2014
VASSALBORO — Six Class A teams and four Class B teams qualified for Saturday’s state golf team championships Tuesday at the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference qualifier at Natanis Golf Course.
Waterville's Keaton Lahneman chips onto 18th green of Tomahawk course during the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference qualifier tournament on Tuesday at Natanis Golf Club in Vassalboro.
Staff photo by Joe Phelan
Lawrence's Zachary Hale hits out of a bunker on 18th hole of Arrowhead during the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference qualifier tournament on Tuesday at Natanis Golf Club in Vassalboro.
Staff photo by Joe Phelan
The meet also served as an individual qualifier with 20 players from Class A and 10 from Class B qualifying for the state individual championship scheduled Oct. 13 at Natanis.
Bangor shot the low team score among Class A schools with a four-person total of 321, followed by Cony at 325, Brunswick and Messalonskee at 326 and Oxford Hills and Edward Little at 328.
Brunswick’s Brad Smith was the low individual qualifier in Class A with 74. Cony’s Thomas Foster shot 76 to qualify for the Rams while Justin Rollins and Billy Rollins of Messalonskee shot 79 and 81, respectively to qualify.
In Class B, Maranacook was the low team qualifier at 321 followed by Camden Hills at 328, Maine Central Institute at 359 and Leavitt at 373.
Maranacook’s Luke Ruffing and Camden Hills’ Daulton Wickenden were low individual qualifier with 76s. Also qualifying from Maranacook were Cam Brochu (80), Tucker Whitman (82) and Matt Delmar (83). MCI’s Gavin Dugas (78) and Mt. View’s Austin Higgins (84) also qualified.
Winslow 5, Leavitt 1: Pilar Elias scored three times and the Black Raiders beat the Hornets in a KVAC B game in Winslow.
Alliyah Veilleux added a goal and an assist for Winslow (9-2-0). Autumn Poulin also scored, while Rachel Sirois and Cassidy Roderick each had an assist. Hillary Libby had five saves to earn the win.
Jenna Cote scored for Leavitt (2-8-1). Angela Daigle had 11 saves for the Hornets.
Erskine 3, Skowhegan 1: Jade Canak scored twice as the Eagles beat the Indians in a KVAC A game in South China.
Avery Bond added a goal, while Baylee Doughty, Lariah Langis and Bridget Humphrey each had an assist for Erskine (5-3-2). Paige Leary had four saves for the Eagles.
Michaela Lewia scored for Skowhegan (1-8-1). Andrea Quirion had 11 saves.
Richmond 3, Rangeley 0: The Bobcats scored three times in the second half to earn an East-West Conference win over the Lakers in Richmond.
Autumn Acord, Amber Loon and Noell Acord all scored for Richmond (11-0-0). Sadie Gosse had two assists, while Kayla Beaulieu had one. Kelsie Obi had one save to earn the win.
Meg Target had 15 saves for Rangeley (4-3-0).
Morse 1, Nokomis 0: Miracie Trimble scored in the second half as the Shipbuilders beat the Warriors in a KVAC B game in Newport.
Sadia Crosby earned the win for Morse (10-1-1) with 11 saves.
Becky Orcutt stopped 16 shots for Nokomis (7-5-0).
MCI 2, Mt. View 0: Hannah Emery scored in the first half and Carmeline Dunningham in the second half to lift the Huskies to a KVAC B win Pittsfield.
Kathryn Smedberg ahd 17 saves for MCI (2-9-0), while Logan Basford had 21 saves for Mt. View (1-9-0).
Waterville 3, Brewer 1: The Panthers scored three straight goals on their way to a KVAC B win in Waterville.
Lydia Roy scored twice and Sabrina Carey added a goal for Waterville (5-2-3). Gabi Martin stopped two shots to earn the win.
Teal Jackson gave Brewer (0-10-0) a 1-0 lead early in the game. Glory Watson stopped 24 shots.
Waterville 5, Brewer 2: Tommy Samson scored three straight goals in the second half to lift the Purple Panthers to a win over Brewer in a Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class A game.
Samson, who also scored in the first half, broke a 2-2 tie when he scored with 27 minutes, 31 seconds left in regulation with an assist from Patrick Keane. He scored an unassisted goal with 18:32 left, then capped the scoring with 4:59 left with an assist from Ryan Tozier.
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