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Merrymeeting soccer team wins state title

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Merrymeeting soccer team wins state title

Photo: contributed photo

The Merrymeeting U-12 boys' soccer team, featuring players from Bath, Bowdoin, Bowdoinham, Harpswell and Topsham, captured the Soccer Maine Fall Classic League state title with a 16-0-1 record after beating Cape Elizabeth (1-0, 3-1 in penalty kicks). After winning the Central District Championship over Yarmouth 2-1 in overtime, Merrymeeting went on to beat Bangor 2-1 in overtime to reach the championship game. Bangor had been previously undefeated and unscored upon in regular season play. Merrymeeting also won the U-12 division of the Falmouth Fall Classic Tournament in October.

Front row: Will Kavanaugh.

Middle row (left to right): Connor Smith, Marcus Steinman, Alex Bryant, Caleb Manuel, Will San Pedro, Max Spelke.

Back row: Coach Andrew Pelletier, Connor Girouard, Nicco Bartone, Aidan Woods, Riley Gilson, Sean Roberts, Kody Noyes, Hayden Libby, assistant coach Tom Gilson, team manager Amy Spelke.