Windjammers versus Shipbuilders: Who will sink first?Camden Hills, Morse square off in June 11 postseason doubleheader
Rockport — For fans of Camden Hills lacrosse, regardless of whether it is boys or girls, should prepare for a playoff doubleheader festival fest as both Windjammer squads have earned regional postseason berths and will play the same opponent, the same day on the same field — albeit at different times.
The Windjammers, who both finished sixth, will play at third-ranked Morse of Bath in Eastern Class B quarterfinal playoff matches on Wednesday, June 11. The girls will play at 5 p.m. and the boys at 7 p.m.
The Windjammers are quite familiar with the Shipbuilders. During the regular season, the Windjammer boys lost to Morse 10-9 in a thrilling encounter, while the Camden Hills girls lost twice to the Shipbuilders, 14-7 and 15-10.
Come Wednesday, there should be plenty of goals scored and considerable up-and-down the field action.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Camden Hills (8-4, 63.1250 points) is sixth, while Maranacook/Winthrop (12-0, 155.0000 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.
Morse finished third at 9-3, with 87.6389 points.
The Morse/Camden Hills survivor will face the No. 2 Freeport (7-5) and No. 7 Oak Hill of Sabattus (4-8) winner in the semifinals.
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Camden Hills (6-6, 29.1667 points) is sixth, while Yarmouth (10-2, 170.1389 points) is first in the nine-team region. The top six teams qualify for the playoffs.
Morse finished third at 10-2, with 97.2222 points.
The Morse/Camden Hills survivor will face No. 2 Freeport (10-2), which received a quarterfinal bye, in the semifinals.
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