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Hodgdon splits muddy soccer contest with SA

DYER BROOK, Maine — The Southern Aroostook and Hodgdon boys and girls soccer squads met on a slippery, muddy field Monday afternoon at Southern Aroostook Community School.

Following the heavy rains over the weekend, portions of both the boys and girls fields at SACS were a bit squishy, causing players to easily slip and slide on the wet grass.

The Hodgdon boys picked up a 4-0 victory over Southern Aroostook, while the Warrior girls were victorious 5-0 over Hodgdon.

The Hawk boys received a pair of goals from Anton Mowery, as well as solo goals from Caleb Nash and Drew Duttweiler in the win. For Nash, Monday’s goal was his first varsity goal. Sam Duff and Duttweiler also tallied assists in the game.

Southern Aroostook goalie Brennan Burpee had 20 saves on 30 shots, including stopping a penalty kick early in the second half. Hodgdon deployed three goalies in the contest with Duttweiler, Kameryon Matheson and Reiley Wright all spending time in net. The trio combined for five saves on eight shots.

With the win, Hodgdon improved to 4-2-1 on the year, while the Warriors dropped to 0-7.

In the girls game, Southern Aroostook took a 3-0 lead into the halftime break thanks to first-half goals by Emmalee Landry, Aliana Stevens and Madison Russell. After the break, Russell struck again for her second goal of the game, followed shortly after by Jenna Brooks.

Southern Aroostook is now 2-2 on the season, while Hodgdon drops to 1-3-1.

DYER BROOK, Maine — September 27, 2021 — Ella Suitter (left) of Hodgdon and Gracie Brewer of Southern Aroostook battle for the ball during a Monday afternoon girls soccer game in Dyer Brook. (Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times)

DYER BROOK, Maine — September 27, 2021 — Hodgdon’s Drew Duttweiler (left) focuses on the ball as Southern Aroostook’s Robert Robinson defends during a Monday afternoon game. (Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times)

DYER BROOK, Maine — September 27, 2021 — Southern Aroostook’s Ben Howes keeps his eye on the ball as Hodgdon’s Kameryn Matheson converges during a Monday afternoon game in Dyer Brook. (Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times)

DYER BROOK, Maine — September 27, 2021 — Southern Aroostook goalie Libby Anderson (right) keeps her eyes on the ball as she prepares to make a save during a Monday afternoon game in Dyer Brook. In the foreground are Southern Aroostook’s Maggie Harthorne and Hodgdon’s Ella Suitter. (Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times)

DYER BROOK, Maine — September 27, 2021 — Southern Aroostook’s Buddy Porter (back) cradles the ball  on his chest during a throw-in Monday afternoon as Hodgdon’s Caleb Nash defends. (Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times)

DYER BROOK, Maine — September 27, 2021 — Hodgdon’s Oisin Gardiner (center) makes a move with the ball to beat Southern Aroostook’s Andrew Chambers during a Monday afternoon boys soccer game. In the background is SACS’ Matthew Rackliff. (Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times)

DYER BROOK, Maine — September 27, 2021 — Hodgdon’s Delaney Little (left) and Southern Aroostook’s Jennah Brooks tussel for the ball during a girls soccer game in Dyer Brook Monday afternoon. (Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times)

DYER BROOK, Maine — September 27, 2021 — Hodgdon’s Meghan Peters (right) sends the ball upfield away from Southern Aroostook’s Maddie Russell during a Monday afternoon girls soccer game in Dyer Brook.  (Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times)

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