Bulldogs comeback to defeat Raiders


MANCHESTER >> The Burr and Burton girls soccer team battled back from a 1-0 deficit to defeat Rutland 2-1 on Friday afternoon.

Trailing 1-0 with just under 13 minutes remaining in the first half, the Bulldogs tied the game when Georgia Lord delivered a great pass to Grace Pinkus who knocked it into the net for BBA's first goal of the afternoon.

Sky Woodard later gave the Bulldogs a 2-1 lead in the second half, when she scored off a great pass from teammate Emily Bleakie.

With the lead now in hand, the Bulldogs were able to keep the Raiders offense in check and hold on for their 10th victory of the season.

Ana Garay recorded three saves in net for BBA in the win.

With the win, the Bulldogs improve to 10-1 on the season.

BBA will next travel to play Mill River on Tuesday at 4 p.m.

Patriots storm past Fair Haven

FAIR HAVEN >> The Mount Anthony girls soccer got an impressive road victory on Friday night, defeating Fair Haven 3-1.

Cat Worthington scored a goal and had an assist in the win for the Patriots.

Maddisyn Kinney and Brenna Harris each had a goal scored in the win for MAU.

Allie Boudreau and Caroline Musinski both dished out an assist for MAU in the win.

With the win, MAU improves to 5-5 on the season.

The Patriots will next play host to Brattleboro on Thursday at 6 p.m.

Bulldogs roll past Brattleboro

BRATTLEBORO >> Two goals in each half of play helped the Burr and Burton boys soccer team earn a 4-1 victory over Brattleboro on Friday night.

Augustine Shiffrin scored a game-high two goals for the Bulldogs in the win.

Chevaughn Brownie and Ben Stewart each scored a goal for BBA, while Matt Mayne and Wally Hynds both recorded an assist in the win.

With the win, the Bulldogs improve to 4-3-2 on the season.

BBA will be right back in action today as they travel to play Mount Greylock in a non conference contest at 6 p.m.

Indians fall in OT

CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. >> The Cambridge boys soccer fought to the very end, but it wasn't enough as the Indians lost 1-0 to Stillwater in overtime on Friday afternoon.

Brody Cepiel scored the game-winning goal for the Warriors in the first overtime period to give Stillwater the win.

The Indians will loss to bounce back from the loss when they travel to play Tamarac on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

Panthers edge Taconic Hills

TACONIC HILLS, N.Y. >> Hoosick's Liz Ryan scored all three goals, including the game-winner in overtime, of a 3-2 win over Taconic Hills on Friday.

Ryan scored nine minutes in, assisted by Megan Henry, before scoring again five minutes after that.

Taconic Hills scored twice in three minutes in the second half, sending the game to overtime, where Ryan won it with 3:20 to go.

Kaitlin Backes had two saves for Hoosick Falls, who improve to 14-0 overall.

Bill Koch info meeting

BENNINGTON >> The Prospect Mountain Bill Koch Youth Ski League will hold an informational meeting for new and returning families on October 23 at 2 p.m. at Prospect Mountain Nordic Center on Route 9 in Woodford. A ski and clothing swap/sale will follow the meeting at approximately 2:30 p.m.

The meeting will be an opportunity for prospective families to learn about the Bill Koch Youth Ski League, a cross country ski program for youth ages 4-13. The program introduces young people to the life-long sport of cross country skiing with all of its recreational, social, fitness and competitive opportunities. The program attracts children and families from nearby communities in Vermont, Massachusetts and New York.

The Prospect Mountain Bill Koch League practices every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon at Prospect Mountain in Woodford. Practices will begin on Tuesday, December 13th and will run through early March.

For more information, please contact Katie Swabey at 413-664-7711 or atprospectmtbkl@gmail.com.

Page picked as NEAC rookie of the year

WATERVILLE, MAINE >> Mount Anthony graduate and Johnson State College freshman Grace Page,has been selected as the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) East Division Women's Tennis Rookie of the Year, while Head Coach Michele Whitmore was tabbed Coach of the Year.

Page has been an incredible addition to the Badger lineup, having posted an overall doubles record of 4-4, including an impressive 4-1 record in conference action, while also playing at the No. 2 position all season in singles, posting four wins. She showed true determination in her first season coming up with several key wins. In her first match of the season, she dropped her first set 6-4, but then battled back to take the next two sets 7-5, 10-8 to earn the win and help her team earn a 6-3 opening victory. The freshman was selected NEAC East Rookie of the Week three times this season.

The second seeded Badgers (8-4, 5-2 NEAC) will travel to Castleton University on Saturday, october 8th for the NEAC East Championship to take on third seeded Husson (6-2, 5-2 NEAC) in the semifinal round, while Colby-Sawyer (10-1, 7-0 NEAC) will take on the host, Castleton (7-6, 4-3 NEAC). The semifinal round will begin at 10 a.m., with the winners meeting in the final round an hour after the opening matches are complete.


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