Ellsworth’s Pascal Poirier and Mount Desert Island’s Leao Nelson compete for the ball during the second half of a high school boys’ soccer game Oct. 2 at Del Luce Stadium. Poirier and Nelson were among the Hancock County players announced Nov. 4 as All-Penobscot Valley Conference selections. FILE PHOTO

Hancock County soccer players earn All-PVC honors



ELLSWORTH — Soccer players from five Hancock County high schools were announced Monday as All-Penobscot Valley Conference selections.

On the Class B boys’ team, Ellsworth’s Tulas Weaver and Mount Desert Island’s Ben Hulbert, Nate Philbrook and Trevor Morrison earned first-team selections. Ellsworth’s Pascal Poirier and MDI’s Leao Nelson were chosen to the second team.

Sumner’s Silas Goldfarb, Damon Warren and Aidan Weaver were named to the Class C first team, as was GSA’s Andrew Zefanya. Hancock County also had numerous selections to the second team (Parker Allen and Owen Vinall, GSA; Christian Chase-Hurd, Bucksport) and third team (Nate Mason and Austin Snow, GSA; Hunter Klenowski, Bucksport; Eduardo Figueroa, Sumner).

GSA’s Mark Ensworth was named Class C Boys’ Coach of the Year. The Eagles made their third Northern Maine final in four years and were unbeaten against Class C teams in the regular season.

Ellsworth’s Addi Laslie and Paige Sawyer and MDI’s Daisy Granholm (PVC Girls’ Player of the Year) and Lelia Weir were named first-team selections for the Class B girls. The Eagles’ Julie Mattson was chosen to the second team.

In Class C, Bucksport’s Ella Hosford and GSA’s Vanessa Sherwood were named to the second team. Madison Cyr (Bucksport) and Silas Murnik (GSA) were named third-team selections.

Local players also earned Maine Soccer Coaches Association All-Region selections. Granholm, Sherwood and Skylar Soule (Sumner) were named to the Northern Maine girls’ teams in their respective classes, and Goldfarb, Mason, Nelson, Warren, Snow and Zefanya were chosen to the boys’ teams.

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