Boys’ Soccer roundup



Anthony Gardner of the Ellsworth Eagles and William Miller of the Mount Desert Island Trojans battle to control the ball. PHOTO BY TAYLOR VORTHERMS
Anthony Gardner of the Ellsworth Eagles and William Miller of
the Mount Desert Island Trojans battle to control the ball. PHOTO BY TAYLOR VORTHERMS

ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Eagles completed their fourth undefeated regular season in five years Tuesday night as they downed the Mount Desert Island Trojans 3-1 in Bar Harbor.

The Eagles scored all three of their goals in the first half.

Dagan Berenyi struck first 15 minutes into the game on an assist from Anthony Gardner.

Conor Maguire scored the second with 10:49 minutes left on the clock.

Gardner notched Ellsworth’s third and final goal less than a minute before halftime on an assist from John Fendl.

MDI’s Teddy Geary put the Trojans on the board with 18 seconds left in the game with a goal off an assist by Jake Ressel.

Ellsworth goalie Nick Bagley finished the game with three saves, and MDI’s Simon Hulbert had six.

The 13-0-1 Eagles, who are ranked number one in the Maine Principals’ Association Eastern Maine Class B standings, will enjoy a first-round bye in post-season play.

The standings are not yet finalized, but the 5-7-2 Trojans will face a preliminary playoff on the road.

Also qualifying for tournament play are the 10-4-0 Sumner Tigers, who are ranked fourth in Class C and also will have a first-round bye.

In earlier action this week:

MDI 2, Old Town 2

On Wednesday, Oct. 15, in Bar Harbor, the Trojans and the Old Town Coyotes played through two overtimes to a 2-2 tie.

GSA 3, Dexter 2

An overtime goal by Taylor Astbury lifted the GSA Eagles to a 3-2 win over the Dexter Tigers on Thursday in Dexter.

The Eagles took a 2-0 lead on goals by Garrison Looke and Beowulf Urban, but the Tigers knotted the score on a pair of goals, one of them a penalty kick, by Bailey Spack to set the stage for the overtime play.

Tim Cousins had six saves on 10 shots in goal for the Eagles, and Chris Rice made eight stops on 12 shots for Dexter.

Sumner 7, Calais 0

Three goals by Baramee Janla and two by Max Eklund led the Tigers to a 7-0 win over the Calais Blue Devils on Friday in Sullivan.

Kaman McLean and Darren Turner also scored, and Janla contributed two assists and Shawn Walsh one for the Tigers.

Ellsworth 5, Caribou 0

At Caribou on Saturday, Ellsworth’s Eagles scored three early goals en route to a 5-0 win over the host Vikings.

Valter Moeller notched a goal just four minutes into the game on an assist from Anthony Gardner, and Jack Weeks scored just 56 seconds later on an assist from Dagan Berenyi.

John Fendl added a third goal midway through the first period, and Gardner scored on an assist from Conor Maguire to give the Eagles a 4-0 halftime lead.

Maguire notched the final Eagle goal on an assist from Brady White with just under 13 minutes remaining in the game.

Goalkeepers Bruce St. Peter and Nick Bagley combined for eight saves on nine shots for Ellsworth.

Ethan Plourde and Brandon Manter combined for 11 stops on 23 shots for the Vikings.

MDI 3, Hermon 1

At Bar Harbor on Saturday, the Trojans notched their fifth win of the season, downing the Hermon Hawks 3-1.

DI-Stonington 5, Jonesport-Beals 4

The Mariners closed out their regular season on Saturday in Jonesport, rallying from a 2-0 deficit to score five goals in the second half.

Stephen Cochrane and Krisford Melanio each had a pair of goals and Matthew Duddy added one for the Mariners.

Kasden Beal had a pair of goals for the Royals and Josef Guptill and Logan Kenne each added one.

Mariner goalkeeper Ethan Shepard had six saves on 22 shots, and Darrin Peaden and Austin Grant combined for 12 stops on 22 shots for the Royals.

Sumner 4, Narraguagus 3

Baramee Janla scored a pair of goals, giving him 26 for the season, as the Tigers squeaked past the Narraguagus Knights 4-3 on Monday in Sullivan.

Austin Tenney scored for the Knights less than two minutes into the first period, but Janla tied the score seven minutes later for the Tigers.

Darren Turner scored on an assist from Max Eklund and Eklund scored on an assist from Tyler Bunker to give the Tigers a 4-1 lead at halftime.

The Knights added two goals in the second half, one with just 33 seconds to go, but Janla notched the game-winner for the Tigers.

Sam Smith made nine saves on 12 shots in goal for the Tigers, and Drew Fletcher had 11 stops on 15 shots for Narraguagus.

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