Patriots roll past Colonels
BRATTLEBORO >> The Mount Anthony boys soccer team got another nice win on the road, defeating Brattleboro on Thursday 3-1.
MAU gained the early advantage on a goal from Josh Comalli in the first 10 minutes of the contest.
The Patriots added to their lead later on in the first half, when a throw-in by Ben Winslow deflected of a Brattleboro player into the Colonels' goal that extended the MAU lead to two.
MAU looked to be heading into the half with a two-goal lead, but Brattleboro scored in the last two minutes of the half to make it a one score game.
Leading by just one now in the second half, the Patriots extended their lead back to two on a goal from Winslow.
Winslow finished with a goal and an assist on the day for MAU in the win.
The Patriots then went on to shutting down the Brattleboro offense and controlling the ball the rest of the game to improve to 2-1 on the season.
Brian Grace had an assist in the win as well.
Next up for the Patriots is Arlington on Thursday in the opening round of the John James tournament.
SVC sweeps homestand
BENNINGTON >> Once it got rolling, the Southern Vermont College women's soccer team eased to a 6-0 home win Thursday afternoon against Green Mountain College in non-conference action at Everett Field.
The Mountaineers scored three times in each half to secure their third win in as many games.
After falling in its season opener, SVC is now 3-1 overall on the year- starting a season with that mark for the first time since 2012.
That same year was the first time Southern Vermont ever beat Green Mountain and SVC have now taken their last four against the Eagles after Green Mountain won the first five in the all-time series.
Sophomore Molly Madore scored a game-high four goals in the contest, giving her a team-high eight goals to start the season.
Freshman Taylor Mallett scored the two other Mountaineers goals in the win and now has five goals to start the season.
Kelsey Hamister had a game-high two assists in the game for SVC, while Sydnee Julian had an assist in the win as well.
SVC will go for for four in-a-row on Saturday, visiting The Sage Colleges for a 7 p.m. kickoff at the Albany College of Pharmacy.
Bulldogs pick up first win of the season
BENNINGTON >> No tie this time between the Burr and Burton and Mount Anthony field hockey teams, as the Bulldogs were able to squeak out a 2-0 victory over the Patriots.
Senior Erin Carins scored the game's first goal to give BBA the lead going into the half.
In the second half, the Bulldogs added to their lead on a goal from Sabina Buffa with Carins on the assist to extend their lead two and held that score the rest of the way to get their first win of the season.
Savannah Rogers had two saves in the loss for MAU.
The (1-0-2) Bulldogs will next host Bellows Falls on Wednesday, while the (0-2-1) Patriots will host Brattleboro on Tuesday.
Eagles win first game of the season
ARLINGTON >> The Arlington girls soccer team notched their first win of the season on Wednesday night, defeating Whitchester 4-1.
After Whitchester scored the game's first goal to take the early lead, the Eagles offense went on the attack in the last 10 minutes of the first half.
Arlington finished the half with three unanswered goals from Kierstyn Hess, Riley Lane and Amelia Gingue to take the lead at halftime.
In the second half, the Eagles continued control the game and added another goal from Xandria Hoyt to seal the deal on their first win of the season.
The Eagles offense had 23 shots on goal in the game.
With the win, the Eagles improve to 1-1 on the season.
Arlington will try to make it two in a row when they host MSJ on Friday at 7 p.m.
Archery event on Sunday
BENNINGTON >> The final 3D Hunter Archery competition will take place on Sunday at the Catamount Bow Hunters club on Fuller Road.
Registration is from 7 a.m. to noon with adults costing $10, youths $5 and cubs free with paid adult.
For more information, call 442-3667 or find them on Facebook.
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