STILLWATER, N.Y. -- Brad Burns scored five touchdowns and the defense pitched another shutout as the Hoosick Falls Central School football team routed Stillwater, 40-0, for their fourth straight victory.
Burns started the game catching a 52-yard screen pass for a score, then ran in a six-yarder for a 13-0 lead less than four minutes in.
Burns tallied again, this time from 30 yards out for his third score. Quarterback Billy Pine scored the next one, a 51-yard bomb to Randy Tutunjian for a 27-0 lead.
On the second play of the third quarter, Burns scored his fourth TD, a 59-yard jaunt, then finished his night with a 19-yarder for the final margin.
For Hoosick Falls coach Ron Jones, it was his 99th victory leading the Panthers, as he goes for No. 100 against Schuylerville next week.
Terriers topple Patriots
BENNINGTON -- Bellows Falls netted a goal in each half to upend Mount Anthony Union High School, 2-0, in field hockey on Friday afternoon.
Mariah Barnett scored the opener for the Terriers (4-0), who added an insurance goal with 9:50 left in the second half.
"We dominated the whole first half," MAU coach Laura Paro said. "They only had two shots in the first half."
The Patriots (3-3) got 10 saves from goalkeeper Leah Holland. They face Emma Willard on Monday.
Stewart, BBA sink Cosmos
SPRINGFIELD -- Zack Stewart delivered a hat trick for the Burr and Burton Academy boys soccer team as it defeated Springfield, 3-0, on Friday.
Stewart scored twice in the first half for BBA (4-0). The senior forward got two assists from sophomore Reid Conde and one from Sean Paradis.
Goalkeeper Mike Nolan stopped two shots for the Bulldogs, while Tim Hildreth had 12 saves for the Cosmos (1-2-1).
Elwell scores late to lead Eagles
WILMINGTON -- Arlington Memorial High School sophomore Molly Elwell scored with 17 seconds left in regulation to lift the Eagles past Twin Valley in a Division IV matchup on Friday.
Rayleen Sherman had the assist for Arlington, who improves to 3-0 on the season.
Arlington had a 1-0 halfway through the first half as Sherman tallied her seventh on the year and kept the advantage until the 77th minute, when Twin Valley tied the game on a scramble in front of the Eagles' net.
Panthers bump Stillwater
STILLWATER, N.Y. -- Hoosick Falls Central School broke free after a scoreless first half with goals from Max Haar and Taylor Baker to pick up a 2-0 win against Stillwater in Wasaren League boys soccer Friday.
On a feed from Chris LaCroix, Haar sent a rocket into the sidenet from 25 yards for the Panthers (5-1) opening goal. Baker scored on a strong individual effort later in the half to seal the win. Noah Chani earned the shutout in goal.
Valley edges Cambridge
SCHAGHTICOKE, N.Y. -- After playing to a 2-2 tie in the first half, Hoosic Valley pulled away from Cambridge Central School in a 15-minute spurt to earn a 5-2 win in Wasaren League boys soccer on Friday.
Hoosic Valley scored three times in 15 minutes after the break to undo the first-half equalizing strikes by Cambridge's Luke Bateman, assisted by Robert Wotjkun, and Buster Baker-Porazinski.
Nate Gates had seven saves for Cambridge (0-6).
Ryan lifts Hoosick Falls
CORINTH, N.Y. -- Liz Ryan's goal with 1:52 left in double overtime lifted the Hoosick Falls Central School field hockey team to a 2-1 win against Corinth on Friday.
Ryan was assisted by her sister, Maddy Ryan, capping the Panthers' (5-2) comeback bid. Corinth tallied early in the first half, a goal that wasn't equalized until Carsen Williams set up Alyson Burdick with 4:40 left in regulation.
Frankie Pearson had four saves, which faces Salem at Schuylerville at 11 a.m. Saturday.
Cosmos eke past BBA
SPRINGFIELD -- The Burr and Burton Academy field hockey team allowed a goal less than three minutes into their contest with Springfield, and the Cosmos made it hold up in a 1-0 win.
Briana Sidney scored for Springfield. BBA outshot the Cosmos, 7-5 and Sarah Armatrudo had four saves for the Bulldogs.
MAU Nordic Team News
BENNINGTON -- Mount Anthony Union High School's Nordic Ski Team needs donations of gently used cross country ski racing equipment: Skis, poles, gloves, pants and jackets.
Interested donors can stop by the team's bake sale at the Bennington Battle Monument on Monday, Oct. 8.
Or they can contact coach Bruce Smith at 802-447-7511 or Alicia Romac 802-442-2401.
MAU wrestling softball tournament
BENNINGTON -- On Sept. 22, the Mount Anthony Union High School wrestling team will host their annual fall one-pitch softball tournament at Upper Willow Park starting at 8 a.m.
5th Annual Batten Kill River Duck Run
ARLINGTON -- The fall racing season is upon us and what better way to kick it off than with the fifth Annual BattenKill River Duck Run on Sept. 23 in West Arlington. The BattenKill River Duck Run benefits Arlington Area Childcare/Happy Days Playschool.
The festivities start with a 1K fun run for the kids at 8:30, followed by a 5k run/walk and a 12K run/walk at 9:00 am.
The races take place on River Road in West Arlington beginning and ending at the Grange. The entire route is run on a low traffic dirt road along the BattenKill River and offers some spectacular scenery as fall foliage approaches its peak. Some say this is the best time of year for Vermont running.
Registration the morning of the Duck Run on Sept. 23 begins at 7:30 a.m. and is $18 for the 5K and 12K and $3 for the fun run, free for Happy Days' students. Early registration before Sept. 14 is $15. Age group awards will be given for the top 3 in each age group from 12 and under to 80 and over. Each participant in the kids 1K fun run will receive an award.
Volunteers are also needed to help with registration and other race day tasks, so contact Happy Days at 802-375-6039 to find out how you can be a part of this community event or for more information about how to register for the event.
Do you swim? The Marauders want you
BENNINGTON -- Interested in becoming a Bennington Marauders swimmer? Please come to our Open House on Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and Wednesday, Sept. 26 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Bennington Recreation Center.
Registration forms will be available for pre-registration. Please bring a copy of your child's birth certificate. The season officially begins on Oct. 1. For more information, please email Nicole at email@example.com or visit our website at www.bennington