Sunday, October 28, 2012

2012 Post-Season Award Winners

Rand Award

Named in honor of Travis Rand ('07), the Westbrook soccer alumnus who was an All-New England selection in 2006, the Rand Award goes to the player who is chosen by the coach for demonstrating capable leadership skills, a stellar work ethic, good decision-making skills, and strong team spirit.

2012 Winner: Darren Brown ('13)

Sawyer Award

Named in honor of Geoff Sawyer ('96), the Westbrook soccer alumnus who holds the school record for the best single-season offensive output with 19 goals in 13 assists in 1994, the Sawyer Award goes to the player who is chosen by the coach to be the Offensive Player of the Year.

2012 Winner: Owen Gillis ('14)

Perkins Award

Named in honor of Galen Perkins ('09), the Westbrook soccer alumnus who holds the school record for the most shutouts in a single season (9 in 2008), the Perkins Award goes to the player who is chosen by the coach to the be the Defensive Player of the Year.

2012 Winner: Chris Bailey ('13)

Weymouth Award

Named in honor Aaron Weymouth ('95), the Westbrook soccer alumnus who was an All-State selection in 1995 and a goalkeeper at the University of Maine, the Weymouth Award goes to the player who improved to most as a result of great effort.

2012 Winner: Kaleb Kent ('14).

Robert "Soup" Jordan Award

Named in honor of Robert "Soup" Jordan, the Westbrook High School boys' soccer coach from the program's inception in 1973 until the early 1980s, the long-tenured annual Robert "Soup" Jordan Award goes to the best player from the Westbrook v. Bonny Eagle game.

2012 Winner: Owen Gillis ('14)

Sunday, October 21, 2012

2012 Post-Season Statistical Report

Goals:
OPPO- 57
WSBK- 13

Shots on Goal:
OPPO- 162
WSBK- 91

Goal Conversion Rate:
OPPO- 34%
WSBK- 14%

Saves:
OPPO- 66
WSBK- 106

Average Time of Possession:
OPPO- 48%
WSBK- 52%

Completed Passes:
OPPO- 2,633
WSBK- 2,566

Average Completed Passes/Game:
OPPO- 188
WSBK- 183

Median Completed Passes/Game:
OPPO- 175
WSBK- 198

Range Completed Passes/Game:
OPPO- 103 (Marshwood)- 298 (Scarborough)
WSBK- 93 (Gorham)- 256 (Sanford)

Average Pass Completion Percentage:
OPPO- 49%
WSBK- 45%

Median Pass Completion Percentage:
OPPO- 47%
WSBK- 50%

Range Pass Completion Percentage:
OPPO- 38% (Marshwood)- 63% (Scarborough)
WSBK- 33% (Gorham)- 54% (Deering)

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Game Recap: Noble Edges Westbrook in OT

The Blue Blazes (0-13-1) closed out the 2012 season yesterday with a spirited 3-2 overtime defeat against Noble (8-6).

Game Statistics:

Goals:
NBLE- 3
WSBK- 2

Shots on Goal:
NBLE- 10
WSBK- 7

Saves:
NBLE- 5
WSBK- 7

Time of Possession:
NBLE- 44%
WSBK- 56%

Completed Passes:
NBLE- 166
WSBK- 173

Pass Completion Percentage:
NBLE- 45%
WSBK- 46%

Halftime:
NBLE- 0
WSBK- 0

Goals:
WSBK- 48' Kaleb Kent (Noah Oliver)
NBLE- 68'
NBLE- 69'
WSBK- 79' Luther Williams (Amarildo Hodo)
NBLE- 83'

Saves:
NBLE- Drew Martin (5)
WSBK- Austin Blake (7)

Yellow Cards:
WSBK- Owen Gillis

Red Cards:
WSBK- Owen Gillis

Friday, October 12, 2012

Game Recap: Kennebunk Outlasts Blazes

The Blue Blazes (0-12-1) lost to Kennebunk (8-2-3) yesterday, 4-1.

Game Statistics:

Goals:
KENN- 4
WSBK- 1

Shots on Goal:
KENN- 15
WSBK- 4

Saves:
KENN- 3
WSBK- 11

Time of Possession:
KENN- 50%
WSBK- 50%

Completed Passes:
KENN- 178
WSBK- 212

Pass Completion Percentage:
KENN- 46%
WSBK- 50%

Halftime:
KENN- 2
WSBK- 1

Goals:
WSBK- 7' Brett Goodnow (Owen Gillis)
KENN- 16'
KENN- 39'
KENN- 46'
KENN- 75'

Saves:
KENN- John Burns (3)
WSBK- Austin Blake (11)

Yellow Cards:
None

Junior Varsity:
KENN- 5
WSBK- 0

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Game Recap: Scarborough Storms Past Blazes

The Blue Blazes (0-11-1) lost to Scarborough (10-0-2) in Westbrook yesterday, 8-1.

Game Statistics:

Goals:
SCAR- 8
WSBK- 1

Shots on Goal:
SCAR- 20
WSBK- 3

Saves:
SCAR- 3
WSBK- 12

Time of Possession:
SCAR- 61%
WSBK- 39%

Completed Passes:
SCAR- 298
WSBK- 125

Pass Completion Percentage:
SCAR- 42%
WSBK- 63%

Halftime:
SCAR- 5
WSBK- 0

Goals:
SCAR- 7'
SCAR- 23'
SCAR- 30'
SCAR- 31'
SCAR- 40'
SCAR- 49'
WSBK- 50'
SCAR- 55'
SCAR- 70'

Saves:
SCAR- Sam Warren (3)
WSBK- Austin Blake (7)
WSBK- D.J. Henrikson (5)

Yellow Cards:
None

Junior Varsity:
n/a

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Game Recap: Thornton Academy Downs Blazes, 3-0

The Blue Blazes (0-10-1) lost to Thornton Academy (5-6) in Westbrook yesterday, 3-0.

Game Statistics:

Goals:
THRN- 3
WSBK- 0

Shots on Goal:
THRN- 12
WSBK- 5

Saves:
THRN- 5
WSBK- 9

Time of Possession:
THRN- 46%
WSBK- 54%

Completed Passes:
THRN- 168
WSBK- 172

Pass Completion Percentage:
THRN- 52%
WSBK- 53%

Halftime:
THRN- 2
WSBK- 0

Goals:
THRN- 6'
THRN- 19'
THRN- 51'

Saves:
THRN- Zack Lombard (5)
WSBK- Austin Blake (9)

Yellow Cards:
WSBK- Owen Gillis
WSBK- Brett Goodnow

Junior Varsity:
THRN- 5
WSBK- 3

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Game Preview: Westbrook v. Thornton Academy (Thursday, October 4)

 
The Blue Blazes (0-9-1) host the Thornton Academy Trojans (4-6) tonight at 6p in Westbrook's annual Homecoming game.
 
 The Blue Blazes come into the game on a four-game losing streak (Portland, 1-2; Bonny Eagle, 1-2; Cheverus, 0-3; and Windham, 3-5), while the Trojans have lost five of their last six games (Windham, 1-6; Noble, 0-2; Gorham, 1-3; Biddeford, 7-0; Deering, 0-4; and Cheverus, 1-2).
 
Since 1988, Westbrook has dominated the matchup between the two schools by winning 24 of the 28 games, with the two teams sharing two ties. 

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Game Recap: Eagles Pull Away from Blazes, 5-3

The Blue Blazes (0-9-1) lost to Windham (7-2) in Windham last night, 5-3.

Game Statistics:

Goals:
WIND- 5
WSBK- 3

Shots on Goal:
WIND- 16
WSBK- 7

Saves:
WIND- 4
WSBK- 11

Time of Possession:
WIND- 50%
WSBK- 50%

Completed Passes:
WIND- 219
WSBK- 192

Pass Completion Percentage:
WIND- 52%
WSBK- 49%

Halftime:
WIND- 3
WSBK- 2

Goals:
WIND- 3'
WSBK- 15' Owen Gillis (Brett Goodnow)
WSBK- 27' Owen Gillis (Chadd Pelletier)
WIND- 30'
WIND- 40'
WIND -41'
WSBK- 53' Brett Goodnow
WIND- 77'

Saves:
WIND- Tyler Connors (4)
WSBK- Austin Blake (11)

Yellow Cards:
None

Junior Varsity:
WIND- 3
WSBK- 1