The Belfast boys and girls soccer, as well as field hockey, teams hosted opponents on Saturday, Oct. 9 — in conjunction with the high school’s homecoming festivities — in a scenario that saw two of the three home squads emerge victorious.

The Lion soccer teams came out on opposite ends of identical 2-1 scores in Belfast, as the girls netted a win and boys were dealt a loss.

The Lion field hockey team also swung to a 5-2 victory over Winslow at Point Lookout in Northport.

The following is a recap of the three contests:

Field hockey 

Belfast 5, Winslow 2

At Northport Oct. 9, the Lions swung to their 10th win, this time over the Black Raiders. Winslow led 1-0 after the first quarter, while the score was 1-1 at halftime before Belfast took a 2-1 edge after three quarters.

The Lion offense was keyed by Breanna Shorey (2 goals), Ava Markham (2 goals), Kara Richards (goal) and Grace Hall (assist), while the Black Raiders were led by Joselyn Denis (goal) and Leah Knight (goal).

Belfast led 27-10 in shots and 6-4 in penalty corners.

Madison Shorey made seven saves in goal for the Lions, while Lainey Bell made 19 stops in net for the Black Raiders.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (10-2, 129.7260 points) is second, while Lawrence of Fairfield (9-0, 205.6391 points) is first in the 12-team region.

Girls soccer

Belfast 2, Waterville 1

At Belfast Oct. 9, the opponents netted three goals in the first half as the Lions held off the Purple Panthers and netted a win in front of the homecoming crowd.

Natalie Hamlin scored goals for Belfast, the first off a corner kick booted by Anna Schortz, and second a header, off an assist from Emma Waldron. Taylor Doane scored for Waterville.

Ada Curry made two saves on three shots in net for the Lions, while Phoenix Gatlin made four saves on six shots in goal for the Purple Panthers.

The visitors held a 6-2 edge in corner kicks.

“Another great effort by the Lady Lions in their second matchup of the season against Waterville, rebounding from a first-game loss,” said Belfast coach Brian Beaulieu. “An added benefit was that they did this at home on their senior recognition night in front of a great crowd.”

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (4-7, 58.8171 points) is seventh, while Hermon (8-0, 154.8395 points) is first in the 15-team region.

Boys soccer

Waterville 2, Belfast 1

At Belfast Oct. 9, the Purple Panthers netted a pair of first-half goals, which proved enough to hold off the host Lions. Waterville led 2-0 at halftime.

Holden Nichols scored for Belfast, while Simeon Zeimetz and Cole Bazates scored for Waterville.

Belfast held a 13-8 edge in shots, while Waterville held a 5-2 advantage in corner kicks.

Elias Howard made eight saves in net for the Lions, while Aiden Tavares made four stops in goal for the Purple Panthers.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (4-7, 27.5367 points) is eighth, while Presque Isle (7-0-1, 149.7190 points) is first in the 15-team region.

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