High school field hockey

BAHS cruises past Shipbuilders, end of season in sight

Lions led by many players in easy victory over Morse
By Staff | Oct 10, 2016
Photo by: Mark Haskell Belfast's Lindsay Bruns, left, and Gardiner's Kalee Michaud race for the ball during an Oct. 6 high school field hockey game. The host Tigers pulled out a 1-0 win over the Lions.

Bath — The Belfast field hockey team, fresh off its first and only loss of the campaign 24 hours prior, made quick work of host Morse of Bath on Friday, Oct. 7 to the tune of a 6-1 victory.

The Lions held a 5-1 edge at halftime and were led offensively by Kylie Nelson (3 goals, assist), Lindsay Bruns (goal), Victoria Curtis (goal), Alia Wallace (goal), Anna Baiungo (3 assists) and Kelsey Mehuren (assist).

Click for photos from the Belfast at Gardiner game.

Vanessa St. Pierre scored the lone goal for the Shipbuilders late in the first half.

Morgan Fernald made one save on two shots in the cage for the Lions, while Sophie Wilson made 17 saves on 31 shots in goal for the Shipbuilders.

Belfast lost its first game of the season 1-0 to Gardiner on Thursday, Oct. 6. Thus, the Lions played back-to-back road games in 24 hours.

Belfast will wrap its regular season on Tuesday, Oct. 11 against visiting Erskine Academy of South China. The Lions also will participate in the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference championships on Thursday, Oct. 13 at Thomas College in Waterville.

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Belfast's Lindsay Bruns. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Anna Baiungo, front. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
From left, Belfast's Kelsey Mehuren, Maya Cunningham and Sabrina Wood. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Victoria Curtis. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Gardiner's Hailee Lovely (13), as well was Belfast's Kelsey Mehuren, left, goalie Morgan Fernald and Maya Cunningham. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Amy Gaiero, right. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Kelsey Mehuren (17) and Gardiner's Haley Brann, left, among others. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Maya Cunningham, right, and Gardiner's Haley Brann. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Lindsay Bruns. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Kelsey Mehuren. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Belfast's Cassie Jackson, left, and Lindsay Bruns. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
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