High school field hockey

Lions, Mariners, Mustangs, Windjammers eye end-of-season games

Oceanside, Mount View cap campaigns, Belfast, Camden Hills have one more clash
By Staff | Oct 08, 2018
Photo by: Zack Miller Belfast's Mackenzie Banks, front, and Kayci Faulkingham, right, along with Oceanside's Emma Young (10), among others, move to the ball on Oct. 6 in a high school field hockey game in Rockland. The visiting Lions bested the Mariners 10-0.

The end of the Midcoast high school field hockey regular season is in sight and, with that, the two Waldo County squads prepare for the postseason and two Knox County teams for the offseason.

On Saturday, Oct. 6, Belfast, after dropping its first game of the season, rattled off 12 straight wins, most recently a 10-0 victory over host Oceanside of Rockland.

On Friday, Oct. 5, Mount View of Thorndike posted a 3-0 win over Maranacook of Readfield.

View video, and see more photos, below from the Belfast at Oceanside game.

While the regional Heal Point Standings are not final, the Lions and Mustangs will qualify for the playoffs, while the Mariners and Camden Hills will fail to qualify.

Two regular-season games remain for area squads on Tuesday, Oct. 9, as Belfast plays at Gardiner and Camden Hills at Hampden Academy, both at  3:30 p.m.

Additionally, there is a possibility Belfast will early a spot in the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference playoffs on Thursday, Oct. 11 at Hampden Academy. At 5 p.m., the No. 2 teams in the league's Class A and B will face off, while at 6:30 p.m., the No. 1 squads in the two classes will clash.

Skowhegan, Mount Blue of Farmington and Cony of Augusta will fill two of the Class A spots, while Gardiner, Winslow and Belfast will fill two of the Class B spots

The following is a recap of reported results:

Belfast 10, Oceanside 0

At Rockland Oct. 6, the Lions prowled to their 12th straight victory, this time over the Mariners. Belfast led 3-0 at halftime.

Leading the potent Lion scoring offense were Lindsay Bruns (3 goals, assist), Cassidy Clark (goal), Kayci Faulkingham (2 goals), Mallory Tibbetts (goal, 2 assists), Maya Cunningham (goal, assist), Lauren Blood (goal), Hannah Banks (goal, 2 assists) and Cassie Jackson (2 assists).

Belfast held a 47-0 edge in shots and 26-1 advantage in penalty corners. Brooke Richards and Maddie Shorey played in the cage for the Lions, while Alexa Barstow made 21 saves in goal for the Mariners.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class B North, Belfast (12-1, 128.1633 points) is fourth, while Oceanside (2-12, 11.6327 points) is 15th. Gardiner (12-1, 152.9592 points) is first in the 15-team region. The top 10 teams qualify for the playoffs.

Mount View 3, Maranacook 0

At Readfield Oct. 5, the Mustangs collected their ninth win of the campaign, this time over the Black Bears. Mount View led 2-0 at halftime.

Devon Burgess scored twice for the ‘Stangs, while Sophia King added one goal and Macy Fowler an assist.

Thurston Illingworth made four saves on four shots in the cage for the Mustangs, while Alyssa Pratt made five saves on eight shots in goal for Maranacook.

In the Maine Principals’ Association Heal Point Standings for Class C North, Mount View  (9-5, 79.4898 points) is third, while Winthrop (12-1, 130.0000 points) is first in the 11-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.

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Oceanside's Alexa Barstow, front, and Audrey Young. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Alexa Barstow. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Audrey Young, left, and Belfast's Kayci Faulkingham. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
From left, Belfast's Hannah Banks, Amy Gaiero and Lindsay Bruns. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Mackenzie Banks. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Lindsay Bruns. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Kayci Faulkingham. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Makaila Hickey, middle, Audrey Young, right, and Alexa Barstow (00), along with Belfast's Cassidy Clark, Mallory Tibbetts and Hannah Sanderson. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Makaila Hickey, right, and Amanda Frost (2), as well as Belfast's Cassidy Clark, Mallory Tibbetts and Hannah Sanderson. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Lindsay Bruns. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Emma Young, right, and Belfast's Lindsay Bruns. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Laura Boutin, right, and Belfast's Lindsay Bruns. Lions Cassie Jackson is at back right. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Lindsay Bruns, front, and Cassie Jackson. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Lexie McMahan. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Lindsay Bruns, front, and Oceanside's Amanda Frost. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Lindsay Bruns. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Cassidy Clark. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Laura Boutin, left, Alexa Barstow and Audrey Young, as well as Belfast's Mallory Tibbetts and Hannah Sanderson, among others. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Alexa Barstow, Amanda Frost and Audrey Young, as well as Belfast's Mallory Tibbetts and Hannah Sanderson. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Alexa Barstow and Audrey Young, as well as Belfast's Hannah Sanderson. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Laura Boutin, left, and Alexa Barstow. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Oceanside's Alexa Barstow, left, and Audrey Young. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Hannah Banks. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Kayci Faulkingham, front, and Oceanside's Caleigh Pease. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Hannah Sanderson, right, and Oceanside's Maria Prothereo. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Amy Gaiero, back, and Oceanside's Maria Prothereo. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Lindsay Bruns. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
Belfast's Lindsay Bruns, left, and Oceanside's Amanda Frost. (Photo by: Zack Miller)
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