Hoosick Falls field hockey the No. 2 seed in Class C
HOOSICK, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls field hockey, undefeated this season at 15-0, earned the No. 2 seed in the Section II, Class C playoffs that begin today.
The Panthers await the winner of No. 7 Granville and No. 10 Greenwich on Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Hoosick Falls.
The Class C championship is scheduled for Oct. 27 at 4 p.m. at Gloversville.
Salem-Cambridge, in its first year as a merged team, earned the No. 9 seed and will travel to No. 8 Ichabod Crane today at 3 p.m. for a chance to take on the top-seeded Sir Bills.
Johnstown is the top seed, finishing the regular season at 16-0.
Hoosick blanks Spa Catholic in crossover
MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls girls soccer team had goals from six different players as the Panthers rolled past Spa Catholic, 6-0, in the Wasaren League crossover on Saturday.
Skye Haynes, Amy Perry, Phoebe Thomson, Faith Adamczenko, Zoey Becker and Ally Hoag all scored as Hoosick took a 4-0 lead at halftime.
Grace Wysocki added three assists and Lily Abbott had an assist.
Maddy Yeung earned the win in goal, making two saves.
Hoosick Falls finishes the regular season at 6-10 and awaits its playoff seed on Monday.
Cambridge edges Red Raiders
MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. — Cambridge got a single goal from Lilly Phillips, but it was enough to outlast Mechanicville, 1-0, in a crossover game on Saturday matching up the second-place teams in the Hudson and Battenkill divisions.
Phillips' goal was assisted by Rhiannon Darling.
Cambridge goalie Brecke Gifford and the defense kept the Red Raiders out of the net, Gifford made 10 saves on the day, while Mechanicville's keeper, Savannah Bowie, had two stops.
Cambridge finishes the regular season at 11-4-1 and awaits its playoff seed in Class C today.
Panthers edge Valley in OT
STILLWATER, N.Y. — After battling to a 1-1 tie after regulation, Nick Houghton's penalty kick gave Hoosick Falls a 2-1 win over Hoosic Valley in the teams' crossover matchup on Saturday.
The Panthers finish the regular season at 5-11 and await its playoff fate today.
Stillwater edges Cambridge
STILLWATER, N.Y. — On its home turf, the Stillwater boys soccer team edged Cambridge, 1-0, on Saturday in a Wasaren League crossover.
Cooper Monast collected a loose ball from the Cambridge defense to score the lone goal with 14 minutes left in the first half.
The Indians drop to 7-6-2 and await their playoff seed today.
SVC men play to 0-0 draw
BENNINGTON — For the second time in eight days, the Southern Vermont College men's soccer team played to a 0-0 draw in New England Collegiate Conference action with the latter of those coming Saturday against Elms College at Everett Field.
In a game that saw a total of 10 cards get issued and 32 fouls get whistled for, neither team could get one past the other's keeper despite having some good chances on each end of the sloppy pitch.
SVC keeper Tyler Mackie made six stops coming in to relieve Diego Uquillas, who was injured.
SVC played up two men for the last 25 minutes of the game, but Elms kept the Mountaineers off the board.
SVC (2-11-2, 0-3-2 NECC) is on the road for its next game with the Mountaineers visiting Becker College on Tuesday for a 6 p.m. NECC kickoff.
SVC women fall to Elms
CHICOPEE, Mass. — Southern Vermont College was bested 3-2 by Elms College Saturday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference women's soccer action at Leary Field.
SVC got on the board with seven minutes left in the first half when Maddie Gibney capitalized on a penalty kick opportunity.
In the second half, Mount Anthony grad Kaidin Gauthier scored her fourth goal of the year off an Alexis Hufnagel assist.
Elms tied the game in the 53rd minute, then went ahead for good with 14:31 left.
Mountaineer junior goalie Taylor Jarosz made one save in the loss.
The first of the Mountaineers' final three regular season games comes on Tuesday with SVC (5-6-2, 3-3 NECC) hosting Becker College for a 3:30 p.m. conference contest.
SVC cross-country competes at Golden Bear
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — The Southern Vermont College women's cross country team concluded its 2018 regular season on Saturday with two Mountaineers competing at Western New England University's Golden Bear Invitational.
Mountaineer sophomore Aliesha Thomas was the first Southern Vermont runner to finish the 6,000-meter course as she came in at 33:57. Classmate Faith Sullivan took 12 seconds off her time from last year's Golden Bear to cross at 39:40.
On the men's side, C.G. Holden set a personal best with a 20th place finish overall.
Holden knocked off 35 seconds from his previous best to post a 28:16 and crossed the line first for SVC. Senior Isaiah Backels was next for the Mountaineers with a 32:26, and freshman Marcus Tucker followed at 39:04.
The Mountaineers will take next weekend off as they make final preparations for the New England Collegiate Conference Championship set to take place at Elms College on October 27.
BBA tops Mill River
MANCHESTER — In a game at Applejack Stadium, the Burr and Burton girls soccer team topped Mill River, 3-1, on Friday night.
Olivia Watanabe gave BBA the lead early on. Sky Woodard added the other two goals as BBA improves to 6-4-1.
Burr and Burton puts its six-game unbeaten streak on the line at home on Tuesday against Rutland.
Youth Nights at MAUHS
BENNINGTON — The traditional "Youth Nights" at Mount Anthony Union High School are scheduled for October 15 and October 18.
The MAU varsity girls soccer team will play on the 15th and the varsity boys will be playing on the 18th, both kick off at 6 p.m.
Any area youth player wearing their Southshire jersey will be admitted free of charge and must be accompanied by an adult.
There will be a raffle to win a soccer ball signed by all of the varsity players at both games. There will also be an exhibition game at half time featuring 6th grade players.
Track or Treat 5k
NORTH BENNINGTON — The Village School of North Bennington Vermont is hosting the 2nd annual Track and Treat on Sunday, October 28th.
This event includes a 5K run/walk, a 1-Mile Family Fun Run, plus a special adventure course and pumpkin painting for the younger children throughout the morning!
Proceeds from this event will help support the Village School of North Bennington Playground Fund.
Runners are encouraged to dress up in costume and best costume will receive a prize.
The majority of the 5K course will be on dirt roads through beautiful North Bennington. Course maps will be available on race day. The adventure obstacle course will be on the school grounds.
Thanks to our sponsor, the Bank of Bennington for their support with this event.
For more details and registration links please go to vsnb.org/track-and-treat-fun-run/ or to simply register for the race go to RunReg.com/trackandtreat5k
MAYAA Basketball Registration
BENNINGTON — The 2018-19 MAYAA Basketball season is right around the corner.
Online registrations will begin Friday and continue through November 9. The registration link can be found at www.mayaabasketball.com.
If you prefer to register in person, you will be able to do so on November 6 and 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bennington Elementary School. Registration is open to any boy or girl in first through sixth grades and the cost is $40 per player or $70 per family. Practices will begin after Thanksgiving. Check out our new Facebook page as well to get up to date information and to ask any questions.
Killington Cup tickets on sale
KILLINGTON — Killington Resort announced that tickets for the 2018 Killington Cup are available at killington.com.
Slated to take place November 23-25, the World Cup will once again bring the women's giant slalom and slalom races to Vermont and is expected to attract U.S. Ski Team superstar Mikaela Shiffrin to compete against the best women's technical alpine skiers in the world.
In addition to an already action-packed, fun-filled weekend, Killington Resort will host free concerts throughout the weekend. Additional entertainment includes the World Cup Festival Village, fireworks, parades and a Friday night bib draw featuring top athletes.
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