Houlton Elks advance local youths in regional soccer shoot

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BANGOR, Maine – The Northern District Elks soccer shoot competition was held on Oct. 9, in Bangor. Several youths from the Houlton Lodge of Elks participated in this year’s competition after competing and winning their respective divisions at the local lodge level.

Three youths are now preparing to compete in the state soccer shoot competition in their respective division. Raiden Cochran of Easton placed first in the boys 14 and under division; Drake Lynds of Houlton placed first in the boys under 10 division; and Maryn Dyer of Monticello placed first in the girls under 10 division. 

Two other youths from the Houlton Lodge of Elks also competed in the regionals. Conlon Savage of Smyrna Mills came in third in the boys under 8 competition and Isabel Onder of Houlton placed fourth in the girls under 8 competition.

The state championship will be held on Oct. 16 in Bangor. Winners from the state competition will advance to the Area 1 Regional soccer shoot on Nov. 5 in Augusta.

BANGOR, Maine — October 9, 2022 — Raiden Cochran (left) of Easton advanced to the state Elks Soccer Shoot competition following his performance at the Oct. 9 regional event in Bangor. With Cochran is director Shawn Stacey. (Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Grant)

BANGOR, Maine — October 9, 2022 — Maryn Dyer (left) of Monticello and Drake Lynds of Houlton both advanced in the regional Elks Soccer Shoot competition Oct. 9 in Bangor. The state competition will be Oct. 16 in Bangor. (Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Grant)