Messalonskee runs away from Mt. Blue in A North semi

Posted by: SJ on Sat Oct 21st, 2017 5:39 am
Messalonskee runs away from Mt. Blue in A North field hockey semifinal...“I think we had the mindset that we wanted to redeem ourselves form last game,” said Messalonskee senior Haley Lowell who scored a goal and controlled midfield in her team's 5-1 victory. “We came out with a lot of intensity, scored early and kept the momentum going from there.”Messalonskee (14-2) advances to play top-seeded Skowhegan for the regional title Tuesday at Hampden Academy at a time to be determined. Mt. Blue finishes its season at 12-4.The Eagles began to assert themselves after an intense opening eight minutes in which neither team had a shot on goal. With an umbrella defense that kept the Cougars bottled in their own end of the field they gradually found their range, their passing and utilized their speed.“Turf is our friend,” Lowell said. “We love turf.” ... al/2220982