Middle school fall sports

Busline League field hockey players ready for postseason stick work

Troy Howard swings for 50th straight victory
By Staff | Oct 12, 2018
Photo by: Mark Haskell Scene from Camden-Rockport at Oceanside in Busline League middle school field hockey on Oct. 3 in Rockland.

The regular season has wrapped for the five Busline League middle school field hockey squads, as the postseason swings in on Monday, Oct. 15.

The final regular-season standings were: Troy Howard of Belfast 9-0, Oceanside of Thomaston 6-3, Boothbay 5-4, Nobleboro 3-6 and Camden-Rockport 0-9.

No. 4 Nobleboro will host No. 5 Camden-Rockport in a prelim game on Monday, Oct. 15 at 3:45 p.m.

The winner of that game advances to the semifinals, where it will face top-seeded Troy Howard on Tuesday, Oct. 16.

Additionally, No. 2 Oceanside will host No. 3 Boothbay on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 3:45 p.m. in another semifinal clash in Rockland.

The championship game will be on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 3 p.m. on the artificial surface at Point Lookout in Northport.

Of note is the fact Troy Howard, which has won a boatload of league titles in recent decades, will swing for its 50th straight victory when the postseason begins.

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Courier Publications' sports staff can be reached by email at sports@villagesoup.com or by phone at 594-4401.

Scene from Camden-Rockport at Oceanside in Busline League middle school field hockey on Oct. 3 in Rockland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Camden-Rockport at Oceanside in Busline League middle school field hockey on Oct. 3 in Rockland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Camden-Rockport at Oceanside in Busline League middle school field hockey on Oct. 3 in Rockland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Camden-Rockport at Oceanside in Busline League middle school field hockey on Oct. 3 in Rockland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Camden-Rockport at Oceanside in Busline League middle school field hockey on Oct. 3 in Rockland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Camden-Rockport at Oceanside in Busline League middle school field hockey on Oct. 3 in Rockland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Camden-Rockport at Oceanside in Busline League middle school field hockey on Oct. 3 in Rockland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Camden-Rockport at Oceanside in Busline League middle school field hockey on Oct. 3 in Rockland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Camden-Rockport at Oceanside in Busline League middle school field hockey on Oct. 3 in Rockland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Camden-Rockport at Oceanside in Busline League middle school field hockey on Oct. 3 in Rockland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Camden-Rockport at Oceanside in Busline League middle school field hockey on Oct. 3 in Rockland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Camden-Rockport at Oceanside in Busline League middle school field hockey on Oct. 3 in Rockland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Camden-Rockport at Oceanside in Busline League middle school field hockey on Oct. 3 in Rockland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Camden-Rockport at Oceanside in Busline League middle school field hockey on Oct. 3 in Rockland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Camden-Rockport at Oceanside in Busline League middle school field hockey on Oct. 3 in Rockland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Camden-Rockport at Oceanside in Busline League middle school field hockey on Oct. 3 in Rockland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Camden-Rockport at Oceanside in Busline League middle school field hockey on Oct. 3 in Rockland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Camden-Rockport at Oceanside in Busline League middle school field hockey on Oct. 3 in Rockland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Camden-Rockport at Oceanside in Busline League middle school field hockey on Oct. 3 in Rockland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Camden-Rockport at Oceanside in Busline League middle school field hockey on Oct. 3 in Rockland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Camden-Rockport at Oceanside in Busline League middle school field hockey on Oct. 3 in Rockland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Camden-Rockport at Oceanside in Busline League middle school field hockey on Oct. 3 in Rockland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Camden-Rockport at Oceanside in Busline League middle school field hockey on Oct. 3 in Rockland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Camden-Rockport at Oceanside in Busline League middle school field hockey on Oct. 3 in Rockland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Camden-Rockport at Oceanside in Busline League middle school field hockey on Oct. 3 in Rockland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Camden-Rockport at Oceanside in Busline League middle school field hockey on Oct. 3 in Rockland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Camden-Rockport at Oceanside in Busline League middle school field hockey on Oct. 3 in Rockland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
Scene from Camden-Rockport at Oceanside in Busline League middle school field hockey on Oct. 3 in Rockland. (Photo by: Mark Haskell)
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