SOUTH PARIS — Evan Backus scored with 25 minutes left in regulation to lift the Mt. Blue boys soccer team past Oxford Hills 1-0 in a Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class A game Saturday.

Drew Parsons had the assist.

Colton Lawrence had five saves to earn the shutout for Mt. Blue (1-0-0).

Jake Beauchesne had six saves for the Vikings (0-1-0).

MT. ARARAT 5, MESSALONSKEE 1: In a battle between Eagles, Mt. Ararat (1-0-0) scored four times in the second half to down Messalonskee.

Cole Guerin broke a scoreless game with his goal late in the first half, and it was not until the final 17 minutes of the second half that Mt. Ararat pulled away.

Will Couture had the lone score for Messalonskee, while Jonah Webb made 12 saves in net.

MT. ABRAM 3, WISCASSET 0: Luke Romanoski scored two goals and Courtland Talmage had one as the Roadrunners won their Mountain Valley Conference opener. Tristen Dyer made eight saves for Mt. Abram (1-0-0). Conlon Ranta stopped seven shots for Wiscasset (0-1-0).

Field Hockey

LAWRENCE 6, LEWISTON 2: Domi Lewis notched a hat trick and Lauren Watson scored twice as Lawrence defeated Lewiston 6-2 in their KVAC tilt in Fairfield.

Hallee Parlin added the other goal and also had three assists for the Bulldogs (2-0). Lawrence goalie Emily Tozier made three saves. Kaylyn LaBonte made 14 saves for Lewiston (0-2).

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