SWING AWAY: Messalonskee’s Kalib Bernatchez watches his drive in a match against Waterville on Monday at Belgrade Lakes Golf Course in Belgrade. Bernatchez shot a 46 on the par-35 course.
Morning Sentinel Staff
BANGOR -- Nate Bach's goal with a minute left in the first overtime period gave Bangor a 3-2 win against Messalonskee on Monday night in Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class A boys soccer action.
Messalonskee trailed 2-0 after early goals from Bach and Eli Clein, but battled back on two goals from Quinn Warren, one in the first half and the second, assisted by Brandon Nale, with six minutes left in regulation.
Stanley Clarke made six saves for Bangor (1-0-0) while Jonah Webb made two for Messalonskee (0-2-0) before he was replaced by Jake Smith who made 10.
Bangor 6, Messalonskee 0: Allison Boulier had two goals and two assists to lead the Rams to the KVAC A win in Oakland. Anna-Maria Dagher added a goal and an assist for Bangor (1-1-0).
Taylor Easler stopped 13 shots for Messalonskee (0-2-0).
UMF 1, UMPI 0 OT: Sophomore Ibrahim Achekh deflected a Matt Potter throw-in past keeper Caleb Bragg-Grady early in the first overtime to give the Beavers an opening-season win in Farmington.
The Beavers (1-0-0) earned a throw-in to the left of Bragg-Grady barely 30 seconds into OT and Potter tossed the ball toward the corner of the 18-yard box. Achekh redirected the ball past a slow-developing defense for the win. Derek Reilly finished with four saves.
Bragg-Grady, an Erskine graduate, also finished with four saves. The Owls held a 13-11 shot advantage.Tweet
GET IN THE HOLE: Waterville’s C.J. Gaunce tries to coax his ball into the hole in a match against Messalonskee on Monday at Belgrade Lakes Golf Course in Belgrade. The shot came up just short. Gaunce finished with a 57.
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