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Arlington forward Kierstyn Hess battles with a MSJ defender for control of the ball during the first half of Friday's game. The Eagles defeated MSJ 2-1.

ARLINGTON >> The Arlington girls soccer team improved to 2-1 on the season with a 2-1 victory over MSJ on Friday night.

With 10 minutes to go in the first half, Haley Mattison scored the game's first goal to give the Eagles the lead going into the half.

In the second half, Mattison was back at it leading the Eagles offensive attack, scoring her second goal of the game to extend the Arlington lead to 2-0.

MSJ cut the Eagles lead to one with seven minutes left in the game, but the Eagles were able to hold on to their one goal lead and win their second straight game.

Lila Ward had an assist in the win for Arlington, while Shaana Staab had 14 saves in net for the Eagles.

The Eagles will try to make it three wins in a row when they host Otter Valley on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

BBA drops season opener

MANCHESTER >> It was not the start to the season the Burr and Burton boys soccer wanted on Friday afternoon, losing 2-0 to St. Johnsbury.

Angus McAndrews scored both goals for St. Johnsbury in the win, with a goal coming in each half of play.

Christian Caraco had one save in net for the Bulldogs in the loss.

BBA will travel to play Monument Mountain on Monday.

Hoosick Falls sweeps Waterford

WATERFORD, N.Y. >> The Hoosick Falls golf team improve to a perfect 9-0 on the season with a 5-0 win over Waterford on Friday.


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Ryan Bloomer, Mathew Smith and Connor Smith each other their matches 4-3 to clinch the win for the Panthers.

Hayden Smith followed with a 4-2 win in his match and Miles Smith finished off the day for Hoosick Falls with a 5-3 victory in his match.

Ryan Smith and Connor Smith tied for the medalist honors in the match as both Panther golfers shot a top score of 42.

The Panthers will look to improve to 10-0 on the season when they host Greenwich on Monday.

Rutland sweeps XC meet

RUTLAND >> The Rutland cross-country teams swept the opening meet of the year earlier this week. On the boys side, Rutland had 30 points, ahead of MAU's 58, BBA's 76, Fair Haven's 112 and Mount St. Joseph's 123.

For the girls, Rutland was first at 27 points, BBA was next at 49 and MAU third at 51.

MAU freshman Sarah Umphlett finished first overall in 21 minutes and 35 seconds, nearly a minute better than second place. The other four scorers were Paige Greenawalt in fourth, Emma Leu 19th, Makayla Gelheiser was 21st and Kalina Korzec was 27th.

BBA's Ann Fisher was ninth, Emma Tschaikowsky was 11th, Lara Visik was 13th, Emma Stefura 17th and Maggie Brown was 18th.

MAU's Evan Page led the Patriots on the boys side with a fourth-place finish in 19:10. Asa Burrows-Crane was 17th, Vitaly Dee was 18th, Shawn Tobin 29th and Cooper Mason was 37th.

BBA's Joey Conti was eighth, with Tyler Jager was 20th. Nathan Severance was 32nd, Greg Townsend was 38th and Tim Kiernan was 42nd.