As the end of the regular season nears and the playoffs approach, the Mount View and Belfast high school field hockey teams continue to put themselves in the best position possible to make strong postseason runs.

The Mustangs of Thorndike and Lions of Belfast did that with continued strong play on Thursday, Oct. 10, as the Mustangs beat host Brewer, while the Lions dropped a tough one-goal decision to a number one, unbeaten opponent.

The following are recaps of reported results from those games:

Mount View 2, Brewer 0

At Brewer Oct. 10 in a night game played under the lights, the Mustangs bested the Witches, as Kersey Boulay and Braley Leadbetter tallied unassisted first-half goals for the visitors.

Boulay scored with 23:16 left in the first half and Leadbetter with 11:15 remaining in the same half. Mustang goalie Dinah Bilodeau saved all six shots she faced.

For Brewer (5-8), Brooke Richards saved five of the nine shots she faced while two other shots were player-saves.

Mount View held an 8-6 edge in penalty corners.

The Mount View jayvees also won 1-0, on a goal by Megan Mikel, assisted by Austyn Thomas, in the second half.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class C, Mount View (9-4, 68.0612 points) is fourth, while Foxcroft Academy of Dover-Foxcroft (12-0-1, 104.7959 points) is first in the 13-team region. The top nine teams qualify for the playoffs.

Nokomis 1, Belfast 0

At Belfast Oct. 10, the Lions dropped their second straight 1-0 game (they also fell to Mount View by that score Oct. 8) as the visiting, unbeaten Warriors prevailed.

Mikayla Pelkey scored, assisted by Lindsey Whitney, with 19:55 remaining in second half.

Madison Littlefield made five saves on the six shots she faced in the Lion cage, while Kendra Underhill made saves on both shots she saw in the Nokomis goal.

Nokomis held an 11-10 edge in penalty corners.

The Warrior jayvees also won 3-1.

In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Belfast (7-6, 40.5102 points) is fifth, while Nokomis (13-0, 133.6224 points) is first in the 11-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.