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Skowhegan Tops Messalonskee to Claim 17th Straight Regional

Postby WABI » Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:04 am

Skowhegan Tops Messalonskee to Claim 17th Straight Field Hockey Region Title

NORTHERN MAINE FINAL
CLASS A
SKOWHEGAN 3, MESSALONSKEE 1

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Re: Skowhegan Tops Messalonskee to Claim 17th Straight Regio

Postby WFVX » Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:29 am

Skowhegan wins 17th regional title in a row, beats Messalonskee 3-1

HAMPDEN - The Skowhegan field hockey dynasty is one of the most remarkable sports accomplishments in the history of Maine high school athletics, and it grew even larger Tuesday night.

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Re: Skowhegan Tops Messalonskee to Claim 17th Straight Regio

Postby BDN » Wed Oct 25, 2017 2:02 am

17 in a row: Skowhegan wins another regional field hockey championship

...Senior goalie Leah Savage made eight saves, including seven in the second half as the desperate Eagles tried to claw their way back into the game.

he was peppered repeatedly but stood her ground and aggressively cut down the angles. Her teammates also did an efficient job clearing rebounds and getting their sticks in the shooting lanes.

“Leah was freakin’ amazing,” said Skowhegan coach Paula Doughty. “We played excellent defense and our forwards capitalized on their chances. We took advantage of our corners.”

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Re: Skowhegan Tops Messalonskee to Claim 17th Straight Regio

Postby SJ » Wed Oct 25, 2017 2:11 am

Skowhegan once again reigns in Class A North

...No. 1 Skowhegan opened with a flourish and closed with a bang, earning a 3-1 victory over No. 2 Messalonskee in the Class A North championship game at Hampden Academy on Friday night, and a rematch of last year’s regional final.

The Indians jumped on the Eagles from the beginning, stifling Messalonskee with pressure in the offensive end and accumulating three corners in the first 4:15. Skowhegan broke through on the third try, with Alexis Michonski receiving the pass behind the Eagles defense and blasting a shot into the cage for a 1-0 lead with 25:39 to go in the first half.

The Eagles eventually got their bearings and began to match the Indians’ pace, but wouldn’t be able to catch up on the scoreboard. Skowhegan doubled its lead with 23:08 to play in the second half, on a play starting with a long pass in from Hannah McKenney. Standing in front of the goaltender with her back to the cage, Julia Steeves was still able to redirect the ball into the goal, putting the Indians ahead 2-0.

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