Minuteman juniors win season opener
BENNINGTON — Over the weekend, the Bennington Minutemen junior football team won their season opener against Schuylerville, 18-12.
Down 12 - 0 early, the Minutemen rallied to score three touchdowns to get the comeback win.
The first was a long touchdown pass from Dreland Carey to Lorenzo Foley.
Bennington's last two touchdowns came by long runs from Cash Campolungo to seal the victory.
Other Minutemen teams in action over the weekend were both flag football squad's who respectively lost both their season openers.
Aiden Lacasse, Talin Bartholdi, and Asher West scored all scored touchdowns for the Minutemen in those games.
The Minuteman senior team games against Schuylerville ended in a 32-32 tie.
MAU wins first game of the season
NORTH CLARENDON >> The Mount Anthony boys soccer team bounced back from their season opening loss to Essex, with 3-0 win over Mill River on Tuesday afternoon.
Senior Ben Winslow scored the game's first goal off a nice pass from sophomore Ben Anderson to give the Patriots a 1-0 lead at the half.
In the second half, the Patriots caught a break when a Mill River defender knocked ball into his own goal by accident, giving MAU a 2-0 lead.
Senior Josh Comalli was awarded the goal for the Patriots, since he was nearest to the Mill River defender.
Later in the game, senior Matt Anderson scored the Patriots final goal on a penalty kick.
Junior Dylan Woodside had two saves in net for MAU in the win.
The Patriots will try to make it two in a row when they travel to play Brattleboro on Thursday at 6 p.m.
Patriots drop first contest of the season
WESTMINSTER >> After battling to a tie in their season opener against rival Burr and Burton, the Mount Anthony field hockey team were again unable to pick up their first win of the season, losing to Bellows Falls on Thursday 8-2.
Things looked good for the Patriots early on when sophomore Ciara Raetz scored the game's first goal to give MAU the early lead.
The Patriots lead though went away quickly as Bellows Falls scored five unanswered goals to end the half and take a four goal lead into halftime.
In the second half, MAU looked to be mounting a comeback when freshman Chloe Rogers scored off a nice pass from senior Alex Cross to cut the deficit to three.
Bellows Falls though ended the Patriots rally attempt quickly, scoring three unanswered goals to end the game and drop MAU to their first loss of the season.
MAU will again try to earn their first victory of the season when they host BBA on Thursday at 4 p.m.
Another tie for the Bulldogs
MANCHESTER >> Ties have become a common thing for the Burr and Burton field hockey team to start the season.
The Bulldogs tied their second straight game to open up the season, evening up 4-4 with Rutland on Tuesday.
In the first half, Hannah Hedberg scored twice for BBA, but it wasn't enough as the Bulldogs defense had trouble stopping the Raiders offense, which scored three goals to take the lead into the half.
The Bulldogs came back in the second half when Natalia Sowulewska added a goal scored to her stat line after dishing out an assist in the first half to tie it, but the Rutland offense struck again right after the BBA goal to retake the lead.
BBA had another answer, though, for the Raiders as Karson Kimball scored her first goal of the season to tie the game and force overtime.
In the extra session, both teams were unable to get any offense going and once again the Bulldogs added another tie to their record.
Erin Carins dished out a team-high two assists for the Bulldogs in the game.
Charleigh Carthy and Sabina Buffa each had an assist for BBA as well.
Molly Dingley had 18 saves in the cage for the Bulldogs.
BBA will again look to earn their first win of the season when they play MAU on Thursday.
Cambridge loses in OT
CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. >> The Cambridge girls soccer team lost a heartbreaker on Tuesday, losing 3-1 to Tamarac in overtime.
Down 1-0 in the second half, the Indians were able to get on the board when Lynn Brownell scored on a direct kick to even things up at 1-1.
As the two teams played even the rest of the game to force overtime, Cambridge saw one player send them to a loss.
That player was Tamarac's Sydney Moss, who after scoring the game's first goal, continued to hurt the Indians in overtime.
In the first of two ten minute overtime periods, Moss drove into the Indians' zone and knocked in her second goal of the game to give Tamarac the lead again.
Moss was at it again in the second overtime period, earning a hat trick and sending the Indians home with a loss.
Victoria Dupuis had eight saves in goal for the Indians.
Cambridge will look to rebound in their next game on Thursday against Stillwater.
Eagles fall short at Green Mountain
CHESTER >> The Arlington boys soccer team dropped to 0-2 to start the season, losing to Green Mountain on Tuesday 5-4.
Senior Jared Lacoste tied the game up at 4-4 for the Eagles in the season half, but Green Mountain was able to score a late goal to get the win.
Lacoste finished with a team-high two assists on the day.
Bailey Cross and Chase Hoyt both scored in the loss for Arlington.
The Eagles will try to stop their losing skid when they host Windsor on Friday at 5 p.m.
Panthers pick up league win
SCHAGHTICOKE, N.Y. >> It was back-to-back wins for the Hoosick Falls girls soccer to start the season.
The Panthers defeated Wasaren League rival Hoosic Valley 3-1 on Tuesday.
Taylor Mann scored a game-high two goals for the Panthers in the win.
Darian Morgan also had a goal scored for Hoosick Falls.
Angela Gonzalez had a an assist in the win, while goalie Sydney Miller had 10 saves in net for Hoosick Falls.
Next up for the Panthers is a home game against Lake George on Saturday at 4 p.m.
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