The Belfast and Mount View field hockey teams renewed their annual rivalry on the field — or rather turf — as the Lions and Mustangs met at Point Lookout for an early-season high school game on Saturday, Sept. 21.

The Lions moved up and down the field with relative ease against the Mustangs and collected their fifth straight victory with an 8-0 shutout on the fast, artificial surface.

Prior to Saturday's game, the Mustangs galloped to a 4-0 victory over Lincoln Academy of Newcastle on Thursday, Sept. 19.

Watch video and see more photos below from the Mount View and Belfast game.

The following is a recap of both games:

Belfast 8, Mount View 0

At Northport Sept. 21, the Lions caged four goals in each half to knock off their Waldo County rivals. Belfast led 4-0 at halftime.

Kayci Faulkingham had three goals and one assist to pace the hosts, while Kiara Doolan (goal), Chelsea Gaiero (goal), Mallory Tibbetts (2 goals, assist), Madison Limeburner (goal), Hannah Banks (assist) and Reagan Seekins (assist) also aided the potent Lion offense.

Belfast held a 29-8 edge in shots and 8-1 advantage in penalty corners.

Brooke Richards made five saves in the cage for the Lions, while the tandem of Thurston Illingworth and Ella Sawyer combined to make 21 saves in goal for the ‘Stangs.

The Belfast jayvees also collected a 5-0 win over the Mustangs.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (5-1, 25.8163 points) is fourth, while Maine Central Institute of Pittsfield (4-2, 31.4521 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class C North, Mount View (4-3, 6.5306 points) is eighth, while Dexter (6-1, 34.2079 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Mount View 4, Lincoln Academy 0

At Thorndike Sept. 19, the Mustangs galloped past the Eagles and prevailed via shutout. Mount View held a 1-0 edge at halftime.

The ‘Stangs had goals caged by four players on Thursday as Alexa Coffin, Sophia King, Ivory Spaulding and Brianna Tripp scored, while Coffin and King logged assists.

The Mustangs dominated play, as they outshot the Eagles 13-0 and held a 14-0 advantage in penalty corners.

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