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Gold Ball Saturday: Boys/Girls Soccer

(NEWS CENTER) - State championship Saturday for boys and girls soccer featured four one-goal games, three of which were decided in overtime. 

BOYS

CLASS 'A'
Scarborough 2 Hampden Academy 1 F/OT

CLASS 'B'
Greely 1 Camden Hills 0 F

CLASS 'C'
Maranacook 2
Madawaska 0 F

CLASS 'D'
Bangor Christian 2 Richmond 1 F/PK's

GIRLS

CLASS 'A'
Windham 2 Bangor 0 F

CLASS 'B'
Cape Elizabeth 2 Waterville 1 F/PK's

CLASS 'C'
Waynflete 3 Orono 2 F/2OT

Fifth Quarter Saturday: Regional Semifinals

(NEWS CENTER) - The final six slots were filled for next weekend's regional finals with Thornton Academy, Cheverus, Marshwood, Winslow, Waterville, and Oak Hill earning the honors.

RESULTS

CLASS 'A' WEST

(2) Thornton Academy 35 (6) Sanford 6 F

CLASS 'A' EAST

(1) Cheverus 37 (4) Bangor 0 F

CLASS 'B' WEST

(3) Marshwood 45  (2) York 16 F

CLASS 'C' EAST

Mandie Sawyer-- 2013 2 Those Who Care winner

According to one of her nominators, Amanda Sawyer is "a role model of selflessness and compassion."

Mandie focuses her extraordinary efforts in unique areas. A three-year participant in the 39.3-mile Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, she formed a team of friends and family: the Holy Walkamoles. Her efforts have raised more than $30,000 for the Avon Breast Cancer Foundation.

Mandie is the chairperson of Cinderella Project of Maine, a "recycling" project uniting Maine girls with new and gently-used prom dresses. In this year's eighth annual giveaway, she not only helped 220 girls find fabulous and free dresses, but also expanded the program to help boys in need of prom-appropriate clothes. Although based in Belfast, and operating as an unfunded project of Waldo Community Action Program, the Cinderella Project serves young people across Maine.

Martha Harris-- 2013 2 Those Who Care winner

Martha Harris deeply believes that education is a cornerstone of our democracy and should be fully available to all. She has spent a lifetime in community service with a focus on the children of Hampden, Newburgh, Winterport, and Frankfort (RSU 22).

A sitting Board of Education member for 18 years, she has long tenure on the Policy and Building Committees. Martha is also on the Maine State Board of Education, where she serves on the School Construction and Leadership/Legislative Committees; she is the only member of the State Board who concurrently serves on a local Board of Education.

Two injured in Warren crash

WARREN, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The Knox County Sheriff's Office says two people were injured in a crash Friday morning on U.S. Route 1.

The accident happened at 10:50.

Deputies say Edward Wason, 47, of Union, was almost stopped in the northbound lane to make a turn into a driveway. His Toyota truck was stuck by a Dodge Caravan driven by Elizabeth Priebe, 81, of Warren. The crash put the Toyota on its side.

Deputies say evidence showed no brake marks at the scene where the collision happened. U.S. Route 1 was shut down for 45 minutes before the road was cleared.

Wason and Priebe were taken to Penobscot Bay Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Week 6 Fifth Quarter Play of the Week nominees

(NEWS CENTER) - Another wild and crazy night in high school football. Here are the plays of the week for Week 6.

1 - Bucksport's Matt Stewart to Josh Gray for 40 yrd TD pass
2 - Poland's Everett Bertrand 75yrd kick return TD
3 - So Portland's Duncan Preston reverses direction to throw TD
4 - Belfast's Mike McFadden with a spectacular shake and bake run
5 - Lisbon's Quincy Thompson elusive 58yrd TD run

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