LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP
MANCHESTER -- Back at Applejack Field after a weekend in Bennington, the Burr and Burton Academy Bulldogs continued their hot streak as they disposed of Burke Mountain 2-0 on Tuesday afternoon.
The Bulldogs were able to score on either side of halftime, as Reid Conde struck 10 minutes into the game off of a pass from Johnny Weeks. Just over a minute into the second half, Marco Lam doubled the lead when he finished off a pass from Bowie Pugliese.
Adam Maitland had two saves in net for BBA. Head coach Peter Mull also said that winger Scotty Trudell and midfielder Pablo Sagredo played good games to help spur the team along.
BBA moves to 3-2-1 on the season, while Burke Mountain falls to 1-2-1.
Cambridge girls blanked by Hoosic Valley
SCHAGHTICOKE, N.Y. -- Travelling on the road, the Cambridge Central School girl’s soccer team fell to Hoosic Valley 4-0 on Tuesday.
Hoosic Valley put up three goals in the first half, one each from Sydney Fitzpatrick, Alyssa Paul and Emily Robert, while Lauren Madigan finished off the scoring in the second half.
Cambridge goalie Courtney Davis made 23 saves in the contest.
Cambridge falls to 1-2 on the season.
BRANDON -- The Burr and Burton Academy field hockey team fell to Otter Valley 2-0 on Tuesday.
A goal by Kylee Bisseitte in the first period and a goal by Brittney Bushey with under 3 to play helped Otter Valley to the win.
Two BBA players split time in goal, as Cubby Arvin-DiBlasio recorded 3 saves in the first half and Molly Dingley had two in the second.
Coach Julie Fifield said that freshman Erin Cairns played well defensively in the loss, while the senior duo of Mary Leech and Morgan Bazyk played well in the midfield.
BBA falls to 0-3 on the year with the loss.
Patriots double up Emma Willard
TROY, N.Y. -- The Mount Anthony Union High School field hockey team crossed the border into New York to pull out a 4-2 win over Emma Willard on Tuesday.
Kori Bow got things started with the first goal, assisted by Makayla Farrara. The second went to Farrara, who finished off of a pass from Rachel Holland. Holland recorded the third goal, then Margaret Curtin finished off the scoring after she finished a pass from Bow.
Leah Holland and Kristen Andrews combined to make 7 saves in the win.
Sarah Rapopurt and Katie Williams netted for Emma Willard.
MAU moves to 3-1 on the year with the win.
Mountaineers ties NEC
BENNINGTON -- The Southern Vermont women’s soccer team was held to a scoreless draw at home against New England College on Tuesday.
Katie Raymond made 13 saves on the day for SVC.
With the draw, SVC moves to 0-4-1 on the year and are still looking for their first win.
Indians tops on links
CLUMS CORNERS, N.Y. -- The Cambridge Central School golf team moved to 3-7 on the year with a 4-1 win over Tamarac on Tuesday.
Tamarac’s Anthony Giamei was the medalist with a 37, and beat number one golfer Ryan Jeskie 3-and-2.
At number two play, Daniel Genevick won 4-and-3 over Bobby Simmons, while Brandon Taber won 4-and-3 at number three.
At number four, Gabe Evans won 4-and-3 over Steve Neer, and Ethan Jeskie won 2-and-1 at number five play.
Patriots sweep XC team race
RUTLAND -- The Mount Anthony Union High School cross country teams took first place in both races on Tuesday afternoon, while the Burr and Burton Academy teams both took second place for the race.
In the boys race, Andrew Brandmeyer finished first overall and set a course record with a time of 17 minutes and 48 seconds. The Patriots took second and third place with Will Buckley (18:14) and Andy Barlow (18:51), respectively. BBA placed fourth and fifth, with Tom Kittross (19:04) and Simon Aborn (19:24) finishing in that order. MAU took sixth through ninth, with the order being Matt Strano (19:37), Caleb Noel (19:41) Andy Seward (19:42) and Luke Lapin (19:46).
For the girls, Lauren Miskovsky kept her great season going by finishing first overall and first for BBA. MAU’s Molly O’Callaghan was second in the race. Anna Fischer of BBA was third. MAU’s Emily Smith finished fifth, Erica Hale was sixth, and Kate Ahearn was seventh.
Hoosick Falls golf falls to Black Horses
GREENWICH -- The Hoosick Falls Central School golf team returned to the links today, but the team fell 4-1 to Schuylerville.
Jake Nolan and Justin Lynch were able to tie their matches to bring home 1/2 point each. Eric Bloomer and Andrew Hoag both came close to picking up a win, but fell on the last hole to record losses.
Schuylerville’s Ian Delaney and Carter Fritch were the medalists with a 39 each.
Bloomer and Hoag both scored sectional scores on the day. The two have yet to miss scoring for sectionals in a match yet.
Basketball clinic in Arlington
ARLINGTON -- The University of Vermont women’s basketball team will be hosting a free basketball clinic on October 12 for boys and girls grades 2-8.
The clinic will focus on skill development and fundamentals. Current players and coaches will be in attendance at the clinic.
The program will be held in the Arlington Memorial High School Gym.
For more information, contact Ashely Hoyt at firstname.lastname@example.org
Run for the Pin
BENNINGTON -- The Mount Anthony Union High School wrestling team will be hosting a 5K cross country run at Willow Park on October 6. The race, which will begin at 9 a.m., will help raise money for the wrestling program.
To pre-register, you can visit active.com or you can sign up by mail by sending a registration packet to Dan Pierce, P.O. Box 936, Bennington, VT 05201.
The entry fee will be $20, and will include a t-shirt. When pre-registering, please list what size shirt you would like.
Race-day registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. and run to 8:30 a.m. at the Willow Park Pavilion.
There will be awards for the youngest boy and youngest girl to finish first, the first man and first woman to cross the finish line, and for the first man and first woman over 50 to cross the line.
For more information, contact Scarlet Watson at 802-379-0772
Youth football night
BENNINGTON -- MAYAA Football Youth Night will be held at Mount Anthony’s Spinelli Field on Friday, Oct. 4 when the Patriot football team plays host to Middlebury at 7 p.m. All boys playing in the area youth football league will be admitted free of charge by wearing their game jerseys.
Parents are asked to please accompany their children at the game or arrange supervision by a coach or another parent.
A drawing for a free football ball signed by the varsity team will be held at halftime for all MAYAA football players in attendance.
Youth soccer nights
BENNINGTON -- The Mount Anthony Union High School Athletic Department is sponsoring a pair of Youth Soccer Nights for the girls and boys area youth league soccer players.
Boys Youth Night will be Wednesday, Oct. 9 when the MAU Varsity Boys Soccer Team plays host to Rutland in a 6 p.m. game. Girls Youth Soccer Night will be Thursday, Oct. 10 when the Patriot Varsity Girls Soccer team hosts Rutland at 6 p.m. All boys and girls playing in the area youth soccer leagues will be admitted free of charge by wearing their game jerseys on these respective nights. Parents are asked to please accompany their children at the game or arrange supervision by a coach or another parent.
At the halftime of each night, there will be a 10-minute exhibition game featuring area youth soccer players. A drawing for a free soccer ball signed by the varsity Patriots will be held after the exhibition game for the youth players in attendance.
5K Pumpkin Brigade
Johnsonville, N.Y. -- The 2nd annual 5K Pumpkin Brigade race will take place on October 26.
The race starts at 10 a.m. at the Johnsonville Fire House.
To register, visit www.active.com and search for the race.
If you register before October 24, the cost will be $20 for adults, and $10 for kids age 15-and-under. There will also be a Kids Run, which will cost $2 or will be free with parent’s paid 5K registration.
Registration will be available on raceday starting at 9 a.m., and the cost will increase by $5.
HOOSICK, N.Y. -- The Hoosac School will host two open gym days for local players interested in playing college basketball. The clinic will be on Saturday, September 21 and Saturday, September 28 at the Hoosac School, with the events running from 4:30-6 p.m.
Athletes in grades 10-12 are eligible to sign up.
You must register with basketball coach Mike Foster via email, at email@example.com, by the Friday prior to the event in order to attend. Only those who are registered will be allowed to participate.
Foster asks that each player bring their own numbered t-shirt, or a reversible practice top.
For more information, contact Mike Foster.
SVC basketball to host skills clinics
BENNINGTON -- Southern Vermont College Basketball will begin hosting Sunday morning skills clinics this week, September 15th, in the Mountaineer Athletic Center on the SVC campus.
Designed for boys and girls in grades 1-12, clinics will be directed by head men’s basketball coach Dan Engelstad, assistant coach A.J. Mahar and staff.
Cost is only $10 per player if signed up by 9 p.m. that Saturday, or $12 at the door. All registrations are cash only.
Adult League Basketball
BENNINGTON -- Any adult interested in playing basketball can contact Jerry at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to be added to an email list. The league generally plays three days a week: on Wednesday evenings and on Saturday and Sunday mornings. To offset the cost of insurance there is a $30 fee for the year, or you can pay $2 for each individual game you play.
Benn youth wrestling
BENNINGTON -- Bennington Youth Wrestling will be offering pre season youth clinics, beginning on September 4.
The clinics will run through November 6 and are offered on Wednesday nights from 6-7 p.m.
Clinics include games and technique and will be taught by current Mount Anthony Union High School wrestlers. The entry fee is $30 per wrestler. Call Wayne Call at (802) 952-8932 for more information.