High school field hockey

Lions, Mustangs stick to it, qualify for playoffs

Belfast hosts Nokomis, Mount View travels to Winthrop in opening rounds
By Staff | Oct 13, 2016

The regular season officially has wrapped for high school field hockey squads — and the campaigns for Belfast and Mount View will continue into the playoffs.

In the final Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (13-1, 157.0918 points) finished third, while Foxcroft Academy of Dover-Foxcroft (14-0, 168.2143 points) finished first in the 14-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs, thus, the Lions are playoff-bound.

Belfast will host No. 6 Nokomis of Newport (9-5, 74.4388 points) on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 3 p.m. The Lions bested the Warriors 2-1 in a regular-season game on Sept. 13 in Belfast.

In the final Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Class C North, Mount View (7-7, 54.4898 points) finished sixth, while Maine Central Institute of Pittsfield (12-2, 134.0306 points) finished first in the 11-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs, thus, the Mustangs are playoff-bound.

Mount View will play at No. 3 Winthrop (11-2-1, 109.3367 points) on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 3:30 p.m. The Mustangs and Ramblers did not play each other during the regular season.

Courier Publications' sports staff can be reached by email at sports@villagesoup.com or by phone at 594-4401.

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