High school field hockey

Blank stares: Lions shut out Panthers, Mustangs kept off board

Waldo County stick teams split in weekend contests
By Staff | Sep 30, 2019

Two shutouts saw the Belfast and Mount View field hockey teams show up on different ends of the high school spectrum on Saturday, Sept. 28 as the Lions prowled to an 8-0 win over Waterville, while the Mustangs fell 4-0 to unbeaten Winslow.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Belfast 8, Waterville 0

At Waterville Sept. 28, the Lions prowled past the Purple Panthers via shutout. Belfast led 6-0 at halftime.

Kayci Faulkingham scored three goals to lead the Lions, while Chelsea Gaiero (2 goals), Kiara Doolan (goal), Brooke Richards (goal), Audra Faulkingham (goal), Mallory Tibbetts (3 assists) and Rachel Richards (assist) also chipped in on offense.

Kara Richards made two saves on two shots in the cage for Belfast, while Yula Paquette made 22 saves on 37 shots for Waterville. The Lions held a 13-2 edge in penalty corners.

Veteran Lion coach Jan Holmes-Jackson also is closing in on her 200th career victory. She has coached at Camden Hills of Rockport and BAHS.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (7-2, 45.0000 points) is fourth, while Winslow (10-0, 68.9482 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

Winslow 4, Mount View 0

At Winslow Sept. 28, the undefeated Black Raiders remained so with a shutout win over the visiting Mustangs. Winslow led 2-0 at halftime.

Leading the Winslow offense were Taylor Rodriguez (goal), Bodhi Littlefield (2 goals, assist), Karlie Randell (assist) and Silver Clukey (goal).

Thurston Illingworth made 12 saves on 16 shots for Mount View, while Leah Delotte made five saves on five shots in the cage for Winslow. Katie Bougeois, Jacie Nickerson and Greta Ahlefeld also had defensive saves for the Mustangs.

The Black Raiders held a 22-3 advantage in penalty corners.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class C North, Mount View (6-4, 23.8776 points) is fifth, while Foxcroft Academy of Dover-Foxcroft (6-0, 55.2590 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

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