The high school field hockey regular season is but a distant memory, but three of the four Midcoast squads have earned the opportunity to move on to the Eastern Class B playoffs in hopes of contending for the regional championship.

The final Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for that sport have been released, which shows Mount View of Thorndike, Belfast and Camden Hills have secured playoff spots in the eight-team field.

In Eastern Class B, the top eight of the 14 teams advance. Mount View (12-1, 141.8639 points) is the top team in the region and secured the No. 1 seed, while Belfast (7-3-3, 77.1450 points) claimed the No. 6 seed. Camden Hills (6-7, 47.6331 points) is the No. 7 seed in the upcoming playoffs, while Rockland/Georges Valley (4-8-1, 33.6538 points) finished ninth, just outside the eight-team playoff field.

In the quarterfinal round of the regional playoffs, No. 1 Mount View will host No. 8 Waterville (6-7, 40.3846 points) on Wednesday, Oct. 20 at 3 p.m., No. 3 Nokomis of Newport (11-2, 120.1183 points) will host sixth-seeded Belfast on Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 3 p.m. and No. 2 John Bapst of Bangor (12-2, 130.4847 points) will host No. 7 Camden Hills on Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 3:30 p.m. The game between the Windjammers and Crusaders will be played on the artificial surface field at the University of Maine in Orono.

Fourth-seeded Winslow (10-3, 108.7278 points) will host defending state Class B champion Gardiner (9-3-1, 91.6420 points) Wednesday, Oct. 20 in the fourth and final regional quarterfinal matchup

All three quarterfinal matchups that feature Midcoast teams have the potential to be classics. During the regular season, Mount View defeated Waterville 1-0 Sept. 28, while Nokomis bested Belfast 1-0 Sept. 11. The Windjammers and Crusaders do not play each other during the regular season.

Mount View and Nokomis faced off Thursday at Colby College in Waterville for the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B championship, with the game ending in a scoreless double-overtime tie. See other story for details of that game.

Village NetMedia Associate Sports Director Mark Haskell can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by e-mail at mhaskell@villagesoup.com.