With both the Belfast and Mount View field hockey squads in action at home Tuesday, the results figured to bode well for both Waldo County squads, two of the more talented teams in Eastern Class B.

The Lions roared to a 4-1 victory over visiting Mount Blue of Farmington at Belfast, while the host Mustangs defeated Maranacook of Readfield 5-1.

While Mount View (4-2, 5.0000 Heal Points) is 10th in Eastern Class B, the Lions (4-0-1, 23.9158 points) have shot to the top of the Maine Principals’ Association region, sitting first among 14 teams and mere percentage points ahead of defending state Class B champion Nokomis of Newport (4-0-1, 23.6097 points).

Belfast also picked up a 3-2 road win over Waterville in a Sept. 12 makeup game.

Belfast 4, Mount Blue 1 … At Belfast Tuesday, the Lions stayed unbeaten and shot to the top of the Heal Point Standings with a win over the Cougars, a former Class A program.

Maddy Cummings (goal, 3 assists), Kari Osgood (goal), Kristi Osgood (goal) and Lexi Nelligan (goal) all scored for Belfast, while Alyssa Williams scored for Mount Blue. Julia Ward and Sierra Wood combined to make three saves in the cage for the Lions, while Rilegh Blanchet turned away 12 shots for the Cougars.

Mount View 5, Maranacook 1 … At Thorndike Tuesday, the Mustangs picked up their fourth win of the year in convincing fashion over the visiting Black Bears of Readfied.

Andrea Smith scored four of the team’s five goals, with Braley Leadbetter adding the fifth goal for the hosts. Janelle Thornley and Mercedes Reynolds both had assists for the ‘Stangs, while Lindsay Webber scored Maranacook’s lone goal.

Abbie Charrier made one save in goal for Mount View, while B. Gotez turned away 12 shots for Maranacook. The Mustangs outshot the Black Bears 17-2.

Belfast 3, Waterville 2 … At Waterville Monday, in a makeup game, the Lions rallied from a one-goal deficit in the second half and stayed unbeaten on the young season with an important win.

Lexi Nelligan scored the game-tying and game-winning goals in the second half for Belfast, off assists from Maddy Cummings, Kristi Osgood and Emily Blood. Kristi Osgood also had a first-half goal for the Lions, assisted from Kari Osgood.

Ward made two saves on four shots in the first half for Belfast, while Wood made three saves on three shots in the second half for the Lions.

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