Lions split with Eagles, Hornets; Mustangs drop heartbreakerBelfast races past LA, Mount View drops overtime decision to Nokomis
The Belfast and Mount View high school field hockey squads have seen action in recent days, as the Lions and Mustangs looked to climb the Heal Point Standings ladder in their respective regions.
The Lions roared to a 6-0 win over Lincoln Academy of Newcastle on Saturday, Sept. 21 two days after they fell to powerful Leavitt of Turner 3-0 in a rematch of last year's state Class B championship game, while the Mustangs dropped a 2-1 heartbreaker in overtime to Nokomis of Newport Sept. 21.
The following is a recap of recent games for both Waldo County squads:
Belfast 6, Lincoln Academy 0
At Belfast Sept. 21, the Lions roared to a shutout victory over the Eagles.
Leading Belfast's offense were Hannah Bailey, Maddy Cummings and Kylie Nelson with two goals each, while Cummings and Kristine Mehuren had two assists and Nelson and Kelci Faulkingham one. Belfast led 4-0 at halftime.
Maddie Littlefield made one save on one shot in the Lion cage, while Morgan Fernald saw time in the goal late in the game for BAHS. Andrea Call made 16 saves on 31 shots for the Eagles.
Belfast led 12-1 in penalty corners.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings in Eastern Class B, Belfast (2-4, 3.3929 points) is 11th, while Nokomis (7-0, 30.6888 points) is first in the 11-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.
Nokomis 2, Mount View 1 (OT)
At Newport Sept. 21, the Mustangs came up short in knocking off the point-worthy Warriors in overtime.
Reanna Boulay scored for Mount View, while Olivia Brown tallied both goals for Nokomis and Drew Graves and Kayla Braley added one assist.
Dinah Bilodeau made 15 saves on 17 shots in the cage for the Mustangs, while Kendra Underhill made three saves on four shots for the Warriors.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class C, Mount View (4-3, 9.3878 points) is sixth, while Foxcroft Academy of Dover-Foxcroft (6-0-1, 27.4235 points) is first in the 13-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.
Leavitt 3, Belfast 0
At Turner Sept. 19, the Lions were blanked by the host Hornets in a rematch of last year's state Class B championship game.
Sadie Royer, Kierstey Leclerc and Emily Shaw scored for Leavitt, while Shaw and Emma Martineau logged assists.
Maddie Littlefield turned away 12-of-15 shots for Belfast, while Sierra Santomango made two saves on two shots for Leavitt.
The Hornets also led 13-7 in penalty corners.