Soccer remains alive and kicking while… The Diamonds become quieter while…

Beacon Sports Staff

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As the fall season extends into Indian summer, the action on the diamonds

heads into the bottom of the ninth with the softball team took to the diamond

finishing their season against St Joe’s on Oct 3rd. The Men Seawolves hang up the

spikes on Oct 12th when they play Dean College.

On the pitch the Women and Men teams have remained solidly above the 500

winning percentage level with the Men Wolves achieving a 6-5-1 record overall,

while the Lady Wolves sport a near perfect record at 7-1-1.

This past Saturday the soccer teams took to the pitch against Unity College

and walked off of the field winning both games, 3-2 for the ladies and 3-0 for the

men’s games.

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In the Lady’s game Sarah Clough scored twice for the Seawolves as her first

goal came with little more than a minute into the game. She would find the back of

the net again with less than 9 minutes left in the game. The two goals for Sarah

doubled her total goals for the season from two to four.

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Kym Hendrix rounded out the scoring for the Lady Wolves when she ruffled

the netting at the 76:45 mark. Kym’s goal lifted her season total to 9. In goal Katie

Rhodes faced 6 shots on goal saving two as two found the back of the net for Unity.

Previous to playing Unity the Lady Seawolves took to the pitch to play

University of Maine-Machias and after 110 minutes of play drew even with the

Clippers.

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The Clippers jumped ahead early in the game, netting the ball at the 1:04

mark, adding another goal 23 minutes later, which resulted in a 2-0 lead at the

break.

The second half of play saw the Seawolves even the score when Kym Hendrix

scored on two break aways. Kym’s first goal came at the 46:58 mark and the second

was recorded at the 83:50 mark.

Two overtime periods stayed even as fatigue and inclement weather took

their toll one both teams.

The men’s squad held Unity College scoreless as SMCC goalie Drew Martin

repelled all 5 shots that Unity placed on goal. The scoring for SMCC was spaced

almost evenly throughout the first half as Steve Rwendeye gave the Wolves a 1-0

lead at the 10:30 mark.

Ten minutes and 29 seconds later Sean Jackson padded SMCC’s lead to 2-0

and a little less than 9 minutes later Bronson Kieltyke rounded out the men’s

offensive efforts scoring the third goal for SMCC.

Ten days prior to the Unity match SMCC traveled to Machias to play the

Clippers. After 52 minutes of play the Wolves held a 2-0 lead as Sean Jackson scored

at the 23:16 mark on a penalty kick and again at the 52:20 mark. Fifteen minutes

later the bottom started to fall out for the Wolves.

Everett Senetar opened up the Clipper’s comeback when the ball rippled the

netting at the 67:03 mark. Within the span of the next seven minutes Jairo Ulises-

Castill scored twice to give the Clipper’s an impressive come from behind victory.

This past Wednesday the Men Seawolves held Central Maine Community

College scoreless as they managed a hard fought 1-0 win. Again it was a penalty kick

that helped to secure a Seawolve victory as Brandon Ford scorched the kick into the

upper left hand corner of the net. In goal Drew Martin turned away six shots on goal

keeping the Mustangs off of the board.

In Sunday’s action the Lady Wolves walked away with a 4-0 win over

University of Maine-Presque Isle. Kym Hendrix opened the scoring for the Wolves

when she scored at the 44:18 mark. Five minutes into the second half Sarah Clough

padded the Seawolves lead when she got into the scorers book at the 49:09.

Thirty minutes later it was Zarah Giustra scoring her eighth and ninth goals of the

season.

On the men’s pitch, the University Maine Presque Isle blanked the Seawolves

0-3, as the Seawolves were never able to sneak past the Owl’s defense.

The Seawolves soccer seasons are far from over as the women play Central

Maine Community College on the 13th and the men play St Joe’s on the 14th. YSCC

post season play starts for both teams, as they will play a play-in game for the Final

Four on the 24th.

The Lady Seawolves softball team ended their fall season with an overall

record of 2-7 with their wins coming against CMCC. On September 27th the Lady

Seawolves traveled to New Hampshire Technical Institute to play the Lady Lynx in a

double header.

The Lady Seawolves struggled at the plate collecting a handful of hits

throughout both games, which kept them from mounting any offensive threat. In the

first game Erica Brochu and Jennifer Genthner were the only Wolves to get on base

with a hit. The Lady Lynx scored once in the first, twice in the second and five times

in the fourth plating 8 runs and shortening the seven inning game to 5.

In game two, the Lady Wolves faced YSCC Tournament MVP, Tori LeMay who

fanned 12 of the 18 Lady Wolves she faced. The Lady Wolves would collect more

hits in game two however they would fall 0-10 in another five inning game as the

NHTI batters made life for All-American Tori Lemay easier.

While the Lady Wolves were struggling against the Lynx, The Men Wolves

were battling it out and grabbing two, one run wins over the Men Lynx. Seawolves’

veteran pitcher Nate Boyle ended up the winning pitcher in both games, winning the

first game as a relief pitcher who entered as relief in the 11th inning, and as the

starting pitcher in game two.

SMCC pitchers: Brandon Wambolt, Ben Johnson and Amos Herrin pitched the

first ten innings giving up five runs, while Cosmos Romano led the offense going 4-6

with a double and three RBIs. Joe Apon and Shawn Murphy went 3-5 and 3-6

respectfully, both hitting doubles, as Shawn’s double drove in two runs.

In game two, The Seawolve offensive was driven by Cam Bochu who smacked

a two run homer in the first inning setting the stage for a 3-4 plate appearance. Sean

Adams and Edgar Montan both collected two hits and an RBI, while Montan also

scored a run. Kyle Parmley pitched the seventh inning throwing a scoreless inning

securing the win and a sweep of the Lynx.

Both teams next traveled back to Concord, New Hampshire on October 3rd to

participate in the YSCC Fall Tournament. The Lady Wolves would fall in their

opening game to the College of St. Joe’s (VT) 1-9, while the baseball team won their

first game against University of New Hampshire’s club team 3-1 while losing the

championship game 1-4 to St. Joe’s.

The Lady Wolves found them selves in a nine run hole before plating their

only run in the fifth inning. Samantha Rioux’s base hit lead to the only run by the

lady’s squad as she stole second base, and then grabbed third on a wild throw by the

Saints. Aime Worcester collected the only Wolves RBI when she batted Rioux in.

The Lady Seawolves ended their fall season with a 2-7 record and will not

play again until April 14th.

The Men Wolves entered the championship game against St. Joes on the heels

of another Nate Boyle pitching gem. Boyle pitched a complete game against The

UNH club team allowing 4 hits and fanning six batters.

Offensively the Seawolves got on the board first, in the first when UNH

misplayed a ground ball by Kyle Reichert scoring Edgar Montan. The Wildcats

evened the score in the second with stayed equal until the fourth when the

Seawolves took a 2-1 lead after Shawn Murphy was hit by a pitch, replaced by pich-

runner Daniel Kane who stole second, moved to third on a fielder’s choice and

finished his ¾ trip around the bases when he scored on a wild pitch.

SMCC would plate their third run in the sixth inning when pinch runner

Morales scored on a Joe Apon ground out sending the Seawolves to the

championship game against St. Joe’s.

The SMCC squad found themselves in a two run hole after the Saints scored

in the first and fourth. Seawolves pitcher Amos Herrin kept the Wolves in the game

retiring the Saints batters in order in the second and third innings.

Cam Brochu’s scored in the sixth inning after tripling and touching home

plate on a Kyle Reichert ground out which totaled the SMCC offensive output.

Seawolves catcher Caleb Chambers was recognized for his defensive play

behind the plate over the course of both games.

Three days later the Men Wolves would close out their home season taking to

the diamond against Bridgton Academy. The Wolves plated the first run of the game

in the bottom of the second and would eventually fall the Bridgton 1-2 after a shaky

fifth inning in which Bridgton scored both of their runs.

The Men Seawolves finish their fall season in a double-header against Dean

College on the 12th. With a split the Seawolves would secure a winning record for

the fall season as they now stand at 6-5-1 overall.

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