HERMON, Maine — Sophomore ahead Rylee Moulton scored the tying objective with 5:11 remaining in regulation and arrange Ellie Austin’s game-winner with 2:41 remaining as Penobscot Valley of Howland rallied for a 2-1 victory over Knowledge of St. Agatha of their Class D North soccer championship recreation at Pottle Discipline in Hermon.
Defending champ PVHS improved to 17-0 and can tackle the winner of the D South title recreation between St. Dominic of Auburn and Buckfield in Saturday’s state championship recreation at Messalonskee.
Knowledge wound up 15-2.
Moulton tied it when she took a go from Austin on the prime of the penalty space and put a well-struck low shot contained in the submit to the left of senior goalkeeper Colleen Thamsen.
A couple of minutes later, Moulton muscled her approach down the suitable flank and sailed a cross into the world for Austin, who chested it previous Thamsen.
Sophomore midfielder Ava Lerman scored for Knowledge late within the first half.
The Howlers had the lion’s share of possession within the first half however Thamsen thwarted them time and time once more with quite a few spectacular saves. She completed with eight stops within the half.
The Pioneers shocked the Howlers by taking a 1-0 lead with 7:22 remaining within the half on certainly one of their forays into the attacking third.
Kamryn Clavette slipped a brief go to Lerman to the suitable aspect on the prime of the penalty space and she or he lofted a wonderfully positioned shot that sailed over the pinnacle and off the hand of Brooklynn Raymond, who leaped as excessive as she might to attempt to bat it away.
Raymond completed with three saves on 12 pictures and Thamsen had 10 on 23 pictures.
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