October 28, 2021

Winslow, Cony give Eastern Maine state-title sweep

TOPSHAM – Erin Akins second goal of the game, coming after two 10 minute overtimes and 26 penalty corners, gave Winslow a 2-1 victory over York, clinching an Eastern Maine sweep of state field hockey championships here Saturday.

Winslow’s win in the Class B title game highlighted the action in which Cony posted the Class A win with a 2-0 win over South Portland and Orono bested North Yarmouth Academy 2-0 for the Class C crown.

Class B

Winslow 2, York 1

Akins controlled a Heather Poulin pass and fired a shot between the pads of the York goalkeeper to finally end the three-hour game after 26 penalty corners.

Winslow finished the season at 16-0-2.

Akins gave Winslow a 1-0 lead with 1:56 left in the first half when she scored on a scramble in front of the York net.

Winslow ‘keeper Bobbi Jo St. Peter helped key Winslow’s defense.

For York, Adonica Birkner scored the goal early in the second half. Gina Dellapasqua and Amdanda Dennett split goalkeeper duties for the Wildcats, 11-3-4.

Class A

Cony 2, South Portland 0

The Rams jumped out to its lead in the first 90 seconds of action and cruised while capping a perfect 18-0 season with a state title.

Twenty-eight seconds into the game Kelly Duffy scored the first goal and Mary Beth Coughlin scored 1:01 later on a penalty stroke.

Cony ‘keeper April McAfee recorded her fourth shutout of the postseason, stopping all four of the shots she faced.

For South Portland, Angela Wills made 10 saves on 12 shots.

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