Bulldogs blanked by South Burlington
MANCHESTER — The Burr and Burton girls soccer team, playing the second game of a back-to-back, fell to South Burlington at Taylor Field on Tuesday, 2-0.
Megan Harton scored the first goal of the day for the Rebels in the 18th minute and Cameron Peyko sealed the game with a tally in the 76th minute.
Sam Citron made three saves for BBA, who drop to 3-1 on the season.
BBA travels to Essex on Friday.
Eagles shut down Otters
ARLINGTON >> The Arlington girls soccer team were held off the board for the first 40 minutes, but the Eagles came back with a vengeance in the second half as they scored four times in a 4-0 win over Otter Valley on Tuesday at the Arlington Rec Park.
Aimee Frank scored twice in the first two minutes of the second half to give Arlington a two-goal advantage. About 10 minutes later, Haley Mattison scored to up the lead to 3-0 and then Jamie Keel notched her first varsity goal for the final score.
Arlington is 3-1 on the year and travel to play Whitchester on Thursday.
Falls, Valley draw
SCHAGHTICOKE, N.Y. >> One hundred minutes of soccer couldn't separate Hoosick Falls and Hoosic Valley in boys soccer on Tuesday as the Panthers and Indians drew 0-0.
Both sides had plenty of opportunities but Falls goalie Evan McCart and Valley keeper Isaac Carlo made some incredible saves to keep a clean sheet, according to Hoosick Falls coach Tim Ossont.
McCart made seven saves, while Carlo came up with nine. Falls outshot Valley 13-9 and the Panthers also had the corner kick advantage, 7-2.
Hoosick Falls is 1-4-1 on the season.
Indians shutout Saints
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. >> The Cambridge boys soccer team rolled past Saratoga Catholic on Tuesday, scoring a 4-0 victory.
Eli Robertson scored the first goal in the 30th minute and the lead remained 1-0 until halfway through the second half when Daniel Medina fired a shot past Spa Catholic goalie Kaden Learch.
Ian Montgomery sealed the game with a pair of goals in the final minutes. Cody Oldham had four saves for the shutout as the Indians improve to 4-1 on the year.
Billow Tabbed NECC Rookie of the Week
BENNINGTON >> The New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) announced its weekly award winners for the period ending September 11 on Monday with SVC freshman Sarah Billow being selected as the Women's Volleyball Rookie of the Week.
Billow had a solid week for Southern Vermont, helping the Mountaineers pick up their first two wins of the season. She charted six kills, five digs and four service aces in a huge five-set victory at Castleton University on Wednesday for SVC's first win of the year.
The freshman then recorded eight kills, five digs and six aces in a 3-0 sweep of Johnson State in the Mountaineers' first match of the weekend's Victory Promotions Invitational in Upstate New York.
Brandmeyer, Hamilton Collect Second-straight Runner, Rookie of the Week
BENNINGTON >> Southern Vermont College swept the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Men's Cross Country weekly honors once again as junior Marc Brandmeyer was tabbed as the NECC Runner of the Week while freshman Bailey Hamilton was selected as the NECC Rookie of the Week for the period ending September 11.
Both award recipients are reeling in their honors for the second-straight week, Brandmeyer picking up his fourth career NECC Runner of the Week accolade.
Brandmeyer placed second overall for the second-straight week on Saturday, finishing first for Southern Vermont at the Castleton State Invitational. He crossed the line with a mark of 28:02, running a split of 5:39 per mile. The captain's placement helped the Mountaineers win the Invitational, grabbing their second victory in as many weeks of the young season.
Hamilton had another tremendous outing for Southern Vermont at the Castleton Invitational on Saturday, placing sixth overall and third for the Mountaineers in his first collegiate 8k race. He crossed the line with a time of 29:27 for a split mark of 5:56 per mile to help SVC win the meet.
SVC won the meet on Saturday, capturing the Castleton Invitational with a tremendous team score of 24 points. The Mountaineers go for their third in-a-row this upcoming Saturday at the Johnson State Invitational, start time of that race slated for 11:15 a.m.
NECC Names Kristiansen women's cross-country Runner of the Week
BENNINGTON >> The New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) announced Monday its weekly award winners with Bennington College junior Annika Kristiansen claiming the Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week for the period ending September 11 as a member of the Southern Vermont College squad.
Kristiansen finished in the top 10 once again this year on Saturday, coming through at seventh overall in the Castleton State Invitational. The junior was first for SVC, helping the Mountaineers take third as a team. She crossed the line with a time of 21:39, setting a pace of 6:59 per mile in the 5k race.
This is the second time in her career with SVC that Kristiansen is being honored by the Conference as she picked up an NECC Rookie of the Week accolade last year.
Kristiansen and the Mountaineers next head to Johnson State College this Saturday, trying to win the Badgers' meet for the second straight year.
Mallett chosen as NECC Women's Soccer Rookie of the Week
BENNINGTON >> Southern Vermont College freshman Taylor Mallett has been named the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Women's Soccer Rookie of the Week for the period ending September 11 as announced by the league on Monday.
Mallett had a great week for Southern Vermont, scoring both game winners as the Mountaineers went 2-1 to start the season at 3-1 for the first time since 2012. She notched two goals and an assist in a close 4-2 home win over Rivier University last Monday, and she then followed with another pair of scores in a 6-0 SVC victory over Green Mountain College on Thursday.
The rookie is currently tied for fourth in the NECC for goals (5) and is also fourth for the most points (12) in the league.
Mallett and the Mountaineers are back at it on Wednesday with a 4 p.m. home game against Morrisville State College, the team's final non-conference match before starting NECC action on Saturday.
Bennington Minutemen fall short in week two
STILLWATER, N.Y. >> Senior Team: final score was 26-7 against Stillwater but didn't tell the story of the game. It was a 1 score game for most of it, 12-7 at half and the senior team had the ball twice inside of 10 but didn't score. 19-7 in 4th qtr and still anybody's game.
Ayman Naser was leading offensive players with about a 100yds rushing and a Long TD in first qtr to give the Minutemen a 7-6 lead. Carter Thompson made a lot of plays defensively and Tanner Bushee also punched in extra point.
Junior Team: Lost 26-6 against Stillwater. Stillwater's offense made to many big plays on Sunday to hold off the Minutemen. The only touchdown for the Minutemen came from a pass from Dreland Carey to Lorenzo Foley. Colin Brady broke a big play late but was one broken tackle away from taking it to the house to close the score in late. First year player Carter Tifft made a lot of great hustle play tackles on the defensive side of the ball.
Bennington Minutemen Flag Team: Team one played Hoosick Valley to a 18 - 18 tie Asher west scored twice and Joel Pacher also punched one in. On defense Reno Jarvis made two huge plays to save touchdowns.
Team Two had a bye.
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