Bloomer's hole-in-one leads H.F.

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HOOSICK, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls Golf team returned to action on Wednesday with a 5-0 win over Mechanicville at the Hoosick Falls Country Club with par 34 for the course.

Hoosick Falls Junior Ryan Bloomer was the low man of the match with a 38. His tee shot on the 207-yard seventh hole bounced once before dropping into the hole for a hole-in-one.

Top scores for Mechanicville included: Jake Popiel (45), Anthony Fiasco (48) and Zach Hartz (54).

Other notable scores for the Panthers included: Matt Smith (41), Miles Smith (49), Ethan Yonconish (52) and Brady Hathaway (53).

Hoosick Falls traveled to the Mechanicville Country Club (par 36) for a another match against Mechanicville on Thursday.

The Panthers won by a score of 4.5-0.5 with Ryan Bloomer and Matt Smith leading the way, each shooting 43.

Top scores for Mechanicville included: Jake Popiel (44) and Anthony Fiasco (47).

Other notable scores for the Hoosick Falls included: Miles Smith (48) and Brady Hathaway (53).

Hoosick Falls now leads the league with a record of 10-0.

They host Waterford on Friday.

Rutland edges BBA

RUTLAND — The Burr and Burton field hockey team fell 5-4 in a overtime game against Rutland Wednesday afternoon.

BBA held a 2-1 lead at halftime, but couldn't hold the Raiders off in the second half as Rutland came out with three unanswered goals.

BBA notched a pair of goals to tie the game late, but the Raiders' Katie Sunderland gave Rutland the win in overtime.

Riley Callen and Julia Fillion scored the Bulldogs' goals in the first half.

Fillion and Evangeline Morrison scored the two goals to tie the game in the second half.

Hannah Callen made 10 saves in goal for BBA.

The Bulldogs fall to 1-3 and host Hartford on Saturday.

SVC remains perfect

BENNINGTON — The Southern Vermont College women's volleyball team remained undefeated as the squad took to a 3-0 non-conference win over SUNY Delhi Wednesday night at the Mountaineer Athletic Center.

SVC had to grind out a 25-23 win in the opening set before needing to come back from a late deficit in the second to win it 25-22.

The Mountaineers then staked a large upper hand in the onset of the third game, and they carried that advantage through the frame to take it 25-20 and sweep the night.

Mountaineers senior captain Liv Sowles had her second double-double of the year with a match-high 18 kills and 12 digs, while classmate Heidy Benitez notched a night-best 19 digs on the defensive end.

Freshman Alyssa Kuchis had her best match of the season with 16 digs and three kills, while sophomore Gabby Rushia racked up six block assists in the win. Junior setter Sarah Baty assisted on 22 of the 32 SVC kills.

Southern Vermont improves to 7-0 on the year while the Broncos fall to 5-2. The Mountaineers will be well-tested in their next contest as they host a solid Trinity College crew that brings a four-match winning streak to Bennington on Friday for a 7 p.m. start.


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