LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP
SPRINGFIELD -- Ending the regular season on the road, the Burr and Burton Academy girls soccer team travelled to Springfield on Thursday, and came home 2-0 winners.
Jordan Harmon and Daisy Sullivan netted the two goals for the Bulldogs in the win, with both strikes coming in the first half. Sullivan set up Harmon for her goal, while Sullivan's was unassisted.
Coach Dan DeForest said that it was a good win heading into the playoffs.
"They are a good team. We had to play well to beat them," DeForest said. "They were playing inspired on Senior Night, and we had to match that, and we did a good job of that.
"Our last two games, against MAU (win) and Springifled, that puts us in good standing for a playoff run."
The Bulldogs finish the year with a 10-4-0 record.
MANCHESTER -- The Burr and Burton Academy field hockey team drew with Fair Haven 2-2 on Thursday.
Fair Haven would take a 2-0 lead going into halftime, with two goals from Elly Maynard.
But in the second half, the Bulldogs would come storming back.
Morgan Bazyk would net both for the Bulldogs, with Amelia Cummings setting up the first goal by charging down the wing before centering to Mary Leech, who layed a pass off to Bazyk for the goal.
The second would be assisted from Leech again.
"In the second half, the girls really came out and put the pressure on," coach Julie Fifield said. "It was huge for us to come back like that."
The Bulldogs move to 2-2-9 on the year with the draw, and end the season on Friday with another match against Fair Haven, this time in Fair Haven.
Eagles play even with BF
ARLINGTON -- The Arlington Memorial High School boys soccer team played out a 1-1 draw with Bellows Falls on Senior Day in Arlington.
Ryan Spencer scored the lone goal for the Eagles in the draw, while Liam Shaw scored the goal for Bellows Falls.
Eric Rhodes made 4 saves for the Eagles in net on the day.
With the draw, the Eagles end the season 7-6-1.
Indians fall to Bengals
TAMARAC, N.Y. -- The Cambridge Central School girls soccer team fell on the road to Tamarac on Thursday night, losing 3-0.
Rebecca DeRubertis, Halle King, and Annie Paone netted for the Bengals in the win.
Courtney Davis made 10 saves for the Indians.
In Wednesday's issue, a photo on page B2 of the HFCS field hockey story listed Carsen Williams hugging Maddy Ryan. The photo is actually of Williams hugging Liz Ryan.
AMHS hosts Fall 5K Fun Run
ARLINGTON -- Arlington Memorial High School will host a Fall 5K Fun Run on Saturday, Nov. 9 at the Arlington Recreation Park in preparation for the town's annual Thanksgiving Turkey Trot.
Registration for the run will begin at 9 a.m. with the race set to start at 10 a.m.
Walkers are welcome in the run.
The cost to register is $10, with the proceeds to benefit the AMHS cross country team and the Class of 2017. For more information, contact AMHS cross country coach Bianca Hoose at email@example.com
Wicked Creepy Cyclocross
BENNINGTON -- The 6th annual Wicked Creepy Cyclocross Race returns to Willow Park this year on Sunday, October 27.
A community supported race, the race will offer unique medals and Vermont produced merchandise as prizes in races for all ability levels. There will be equal cash payouts in both of the elite categories. Food will be available, and race proceeds will benefit Mount Anthony's Nordic ski team.
To pre-register, visit www.bikereg.com/wicked-creepy-cyclocross-race-part-of-the-nycrosscom-pb-vo-max-series.
Pre-registration ends on Oct. 25 at 6 p.m.
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.
The 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.
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 dfilippi
@burrandburton.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 19th will focus on defense, and the 26th will focus on bunting and baserunning.
For more information, contact coach Gage at 802-447-4662 or email 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.