Hampden Academy downs Lewiston on the pitch 1-0

HAMPDEN – The Hampden Academy girls soccer team came through a lot to capture a 1-0 win over visiting Lewiston Saturday afternoon.

Hampden's Eliza Parker, (6), Sydney Hodgdon, (21), and Maya Brown celebrate Parker's goal to give the Broncos all they needed in the 1-0 win over Lewiston. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)
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First, the game had to be moved from an 11 am start time to a 1 p.m. start because of SAT testing. Then the field had to be moved because the field at the Weatherbe Complex was scheduled for a 1 p.m. field hockey game. So off to Reed's Brook Middle School to use their field.

The Broncos really dominated this game with 80 percent of the play happening on the Lewiston side of the ball as they did a great job of stopping the Hampden offense throughout the first half.

An unidentified number (20) Lewiston player gets a foot up and around to keep the ball from Hampden's Helen Shearer as Lewiston's Charlotte Cloutier (22) looks on. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)
Hampden finally got on top with a beautiful goal from Eliza Parker off an indirect kick from Anna Baldwin at 25:09 in the second half. It turned out to be the only goal they needed as Lewiston could not set up any offense as they were back on their heels most of the game.

Adie Hughes was in goal for the Broncos where she had two saves on two Lewiston shots on goal for the win.

Adie Hughes shows in pre-game warmups why she is such a talented goalkeeper! Hard work pays off! (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

Gemma Landry played outstanding in goal for Lewiston making some incredible saves in the 14 she made on 23 shots from Hampden to keep her team in the game.

The Broncos held a 2-0 advantage in corner kicks.

Hampden Academy advances to 6-2  with their second 1-0 win over Lewiston this season.

The Broncos will next host Messalonskee of Oakland Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 6 p.m. at the Hampden All-Purpose Field.


Hampden Academy's Sam Quesnel warms up before the game. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

Hampden's Alydia Brilliant with a long throw in late in the second half. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)


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