The Belfast and Mount View field hockey squads hit the field for a pair of road contests Thursday afternoon with the Lions and Mustangs continuing to surge to the postseason.

While the undefeated Lions came away with a shutout victory over Oak Hill of Sabattus, the Mustangs were forced to salvage a 1-1, double-overtime tie with host Gardiner.

Belfast 6, Oak Hill 0 … At Sabattus, the Lions stayed unbeaten with a convincing shutout victory over the host Raiders.

Six different Lions scored in Thursday’s game, with Ally James, Kristi Osgood, Maddy Cummings, Brooklyn Curry, Britt Mellor and Logan Blood all finding the back of the cage, with Blood’s being her first goal of the season. Kari Osgood, Kaysea Harford, Cummings, Courtney Drinkwater and Kelsey Grass all had assists for Belfast in the victory.

Sierra Wood faced no shots in goal in the first half for Belfast, while Julia Ward turned away all three shots she faced in the second half for the Lions.

Belfast (8-0-2, 67.7423 points) is second in Eastern Class B, while Nokomis of Newport (8-0-1, 72.0153 points) is first in the 14-team region.

Mount View 1, Gardiner 1 (2 OT) … At Gardiner, the Mustangs and Tigers battled for 74 minutes (two 30-minute halves and two 8-minute overtimes) and resolved nothing, ultimately settling for a stalemate.

The Mustangs scored with 22:46 remaining in regulation when Andrea Smith found the back of the cage on a shot from Andrea Smith, assisted by Brittany Masessa. However, the Tigers drew even with 6:56 to play after J. Moore scored, on an assist from J. Reny.

Abbie Charrier turned away 9-of-10 shots for Mount View, while O. Philbrook made 27 saves on 30 shots for Gardiner. The ‘Stangs also held a 21-2 advantage in penalty corners, 15 of which came in the second half.

Mount View (8-2-1, 52.8827 points) is sixth in Eastern Class B, while Nokomis (8-0-1, 72.0153 points) is first in the 14-team region.

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