LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP
ARLINGTON -- The Arlington Memorial High School girls soccer team recorded a quality win over Fair Haven today, winning 3-0.
Julia Lacoste struck first for the Eagles and sent the team into halftime with a 1-0 lead.
10 minutes into the second half, and Lacoste would set up the next goal after a run down the left side gave her space to cross the ball into Avery Bucchieri who was able to find the back of the net.
Molly Elwell would round out the scoring on an unassisted effort.
Coach Dan Wood said that it was a great win for the team, and that it was "pretty one-sided, surprisingly."
Wood also noted the form of Elwell, saying that "if we get Molly playing like this, we will win some games."
Arlington moves to 4-8 on the year with the win.
HFCS football cancelled
HOOSICK, N.Y. -- The Hoosick Falls Central School football game for Friday has been cancelled after Catholic Central had to pull out due to a numbers issue.
The game was supposed to be Homecoming and Senior Night for the Panthers.
ARLINGTON -- The Arlington Memorial High School boys soccer team topped Long Trail 2-1 on Thursday behind a brace from Jared Lacoste.
Lacoste struck once off of a pass from Adam Sears and his second was off of a pass from Ryan Spencer.
Long Trail pulled one goal back late on a penalty, which Javier Bartolome was able to convert.
Eagles goalie DJ Jennings had a quiet night in net, only making one save in the win.
With the win, the Eagles move to 7-4 on the year.
Patriots fall to Raiders
BENNINGTON -- Three goals in the first half was enough for Rutland to walk away from Spinelli Field 4-2 winners over Mount Anthony Union High School on Thursday night.
Abigail Bizarro, Stephanie Schaffer, and Alexandra Duffy all struck in the first half to give Rutland the lead.
In the second, Emily Hunt and Emily Altland would pull goals back for the Patriots, but it was not enough to spark a rally as Bizarro netted her second during the half to put the game out of reach.
Alexis Wright made 10 saves in net for the Patriots in the loss. MAU falls to 6-6 with the loss.
Panthers edge Indians
HOOSICK, N.Y. -- The Hoosick Falls Central School topped Cambridge Central School 7-0 in boys soccer action on Thursday.
Max Haar and Drew Phillips each bagged hat tricks in the win, while Justin Archambault added a goal to round out the scoring.
Noah Chani made one save and split time with Josh McCart to record the shutout.
For Cambridge, Matt Hoffer and Dustin DiMaggio split time in net, and coach James Ingber said that Graham Hall played well in defense.
VBCA coaching clinic
BURLINGTON -- The Vermont Basketball Coaches Association will be hosting its annual coaching clinic on October 26-27 at UVM’s Patrick Gymnasium.
Two two-day event will help to teach coaches new ideas about coaching basketball and player development. On the 26th, coaches will take in two UVM basketball games, with a conference on general basketball topics set for after the games.
On the 27th, several seminars will be held on various basketball topics.
To register, or to learn more about the clinic, visit www.vbca.info.
Bat Brats golf tourney
BENNINGTON -- The Southern Vermont Bat Brats will be hosting a 4-person golf scramble at Mount Anthony Country Club on October 13.
The Bat Brats are a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the positive aspects of amateur softball. The group manages two travel softball teams on a strictly volunteer basis. The tournament is $80 per person.
For more questions, or to register a team, call Tera Dicranian at 802-447-4847.
3rd annual Jeff Charbonneau Classic
MANCHESTER -- The Friends of Hockey will host its 3rd annual Jeff Charbonneau Classic at Manchester Country Club on Sunday, October 20.
The event will benefit the Burr and Burton Academy varsity hockey program, and is in rememberance of Jeff Charbonneau, a 2005 graduate of BBA who tragically passed away in 2010.
The Classic will be a shotgun scramble format, with play starting at noon that Sunday.
Entry fee is $100 per person, which will include the round of golf, a cart, and dinner.
To sign up, contact Dennis Filippi at firstname.lastname@example.org. Checks can be sent to Dennis Filippi c/o Burr and Burton Academy, PO Box 498, Manchester, Vt, 05254. Checks should be made out to BBA-Friends of Hockey.
SVC baseball clinics
BENNINGTON -- The Southern Vermont College baseball coach Dave Gage will be offering Saturday School morning clinics throughout October for baseball players of all ages.
Each session will cost $10 per player, with each week focusing on a different skill set.
The clinics will run from 9-10 a.m. at Bill Epstein Field on the SVC campus.
The Oct. 12th clinic will focus on pitching, the 19th will focus on defense, and the 26th will focus on bunting and baserunning.
For more infomration, contact coach Gage at 802-447-4662 or email at email@example.com
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 from 9:30 a.m. to noon.
For more information, contact Ashley Hoyt at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
SVC basketball to host skills clinics
BENNINGTON -- Southern Vermont College Basketball will begin hosting Sunday morning skills clinics October 13, 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 email@example.com 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.