Midcoast Athletics

Camden Hills boys lacrosse tops Mount Blue, eyes quarterfinal

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 11:45am

ROCKPORT — The Camden Hills varsity boys lacrosse team hosted 10th-seeded Mount Blue for a preliminary round playoff contest Wednesday, June 5 in Rockport. 

After a challenging four quarters, the host Windjammers managed to collect a 10-6 victory. 

With the win, the seventh-seeded Windjammers improved to 6-7 and advance to the Class B regional quarterfinals. 

The Windjammers will hit the road Friday, June 7 to challenge second-seeded Yarmouth at 4 p.m.

Camden Hills tallied five goals in the opening quarter, one in the second, two in the third and two in the fourth. 

Mount Blue recorded two goals in the first quarter, three in the third and one in the fourth. 

Scoring for Mount Blue were Evan Stone (three goals, two assists), Keegan Roberts (two goals) and Xander Gurney (goal). 

Scoring for Camden Hills were Bryce Tyler (three goals, two assists), Levi Guay (four goals, assist), Kieran McGrath (two goals), Matt Nickerson (goal) and Charlie Griebel (two assists). 

In the goalie net, James Lynch record 10 saves for the host Windjammers. 

“Today was a great team win for our guys,” said Camden Hills head coach Harrison Rogers. “Our playmakers made plays today and we shared the ball across our offense.”

Rogers credited each of the offensive players who scored, in addition to Andrew Orne and Taylor Wesbrock on defense for their contributions to the team’s victory. 

“I am extremely proud of all our players and this was a big win for Camden Hills lacrosse,” said Rogers. “Our young team has improved all season, winning 4 out of their last 5 games, and today was a great playoff win for the program.”

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