Whether playing their first game of the season or settling into an early-season groove, the Oceanside, Belfast and Mount View field hockey teams were in action on in recent days, with the Waldo County squads securing shutout wins.

The Lions have outscored teams 28-0 through four games after their 11-0 win over Erskine Academy of South China on Saturday, Oct. 3 and their 10-0 win over the Mariners at Point Lookout in Northport  on Thursday, Oct. 1, while the Mustangs collected a 6-0 road victory over Erskine Academy on Thursday.

Watch video and see 65 photos from the Belfast and Oceanside below.

The Lions are 4-0 and Mustangs 2-0, while the Mariners are 0-1.

The following is a recap of recent contests:

Belfast 11, Erskine Academy 0

At South China Oct. 3, the Lions scored nearly at will in a shutout victory over the Eagles. Belfast led 3-0, 6-0 and 8-0 at the quarter breaks.

Leading the potent Lion scoring attack were Chelsea Gaiero (3 goals), Reilly Nickerson (2 goals, assist), Grace Hall (2 goals, assist) Kiara Doolan (goal), Audra Faulkingham (goal, 2 assists), Reagan Seekins (assist), Emily Woods (goal, 2 assists), Sadie Wheeler (goal, assist) and Kara Richards (assist).

The Lions led 60-0 in shots and 20-0 in corners. Belfast played the majority of the second half with players out of position and sat their starters for the entire fourth quarter.

Emily Woods made 36 saves in goal for the Eagles, while Madison Shored played in the cage for the Lions.

In a 10-minute, 7-versus-7 jayvee game, Erskine Academy emerged with a 1-0 win.

Belfast 10, Oceanside 0

At Northport Oct. 1, the Lions turned out their highest scoring output of the season — while holding their scored-against streak intact — in a lopsided win over the Mariners. Belfast led 2-0 at the end of the first quarter, 5-0 at halftime and 7-0 after three quarters.

Sarah Woods led the Lion scoring attack with a three-goal effort, while Grace Hall (2 goals), Audra Faulkingham (goal, assist), Chelsea Gaiero (2 goals, assist), Reilly Nickerson (2 goals), Kiara Doolan (4 assists), Reagan Seekins (assist) and Hailey Lindelof (assist) also chipped in on offense for the hosts.

Belfast held a lopsided 34-2 edge in shots and 7-1 advantage in penalty corners.

Madison Shorey made two saves in goal for the Lions, while Alexa Barstow turned away 19 shots in the cage for the Mariners.

Mount View 6, Erskine Academy 0

At South China Oct. 1, the Mustangs galloped past the host Eagles. Mount View led 2-0 after the first quarter and 4-0 at the end of halftime and three quarters.

Macy Fowler caged five of the Mustangs’ six goals in the victory, while Alexa Coffin added a late unassisted score. Sophia King, Kate Bourgeois and Coffin logged assists.

Ella Sawyer made four saves on four shots in goal for Mount View, while Emily York made 14 saves on 20 shots in the cage for Erskine Academy.

Mount View also won the jayvee game 1-0, as Dakota Jones scored the lone goal of the game.

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