Hoosick's Bloomer qualifies for NYS tournament

ALTAMONT, N.Y. — Hoosick Falls sophomore golfer finished in the top nine at the Section II state qualifier at Orchard Creek Golf Course on Thursday, earning a spot in the state tournament in June at Cornell University.

Bloomer shot a 79 on the first day of the two-day event before coming back with a 76 to finish with a total of 155, four shots better than the cut line, to reach his first New York state tournament.

Bloomer was the second-best small school competitor, finishing one shot behind Galway's Ryan Lovelass. Bethelhem's Austin Fox was the top qualifier with a 2-day total of 145, followed by Saratoga's Nolan Crowley's 148. Shenendehowa's Paul Goetz and Guilderland's Aidan Seery were tied for third at 153, followed by Lovelass and Bloomer.

Bloomer's teammate Mathew Smith failed to qualify after finishing with a two-day total of 161. He shot an 84 on Day 1 before bouncing back with a 77 on Day 2, but he finished 14th overall.

Patriots top Cosmos in OT

SPRINGFIELD — The Mount Anthony field hockey team scored a 1-0 win over Springfield in overtime on Friday. Lilly Donahue scored with 46 seconds remaining in the extra session. Savannah Rogers had six saves.

MAU is at Rutland on Wednesday and host the Senior Night against Woodstock on Friday.

Panthers finish league play unbeaten

WARRENSBURG, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls field hockey finished the Adirondack-Wasaren League play undefeated at 12-0 after a 2-1 win over Warrensburg on Friday.

After a scoreless first half, Abigail Smith scored to give Warrensburg a 1-0 lead, but Anna Myers tied it less than a minute later off an assist from Madison Sprague.

A couple of minutes after that, Lillian Hickey scored the eventual game-winner.

Zoe Gress had 11 saves for Hoosick, who are 14-1 overall.

BBA rolls past Minutemen

NORTH CLARENDON — Grace Pinkus scored the first two goals to lead Burr and Burton past Mill River, 4-1, on Friday in girls soccer.

Emily Bleakie made it 3-0 before Aisha Navarette scored the fourth goal to make it 4-1 going into the second half.

Emerson Pomeroy scored for Mill River.

Hoosick Falls tops Valley in crossover

HOOSICK, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls girls soccer team scored a victory in its crossover game against Hoosic Valley on Friday.

Taylor Mann had a goal and an assist, Darian Morgan added a score and Meghan Backus scored her first career goal in the win.

Allison Perry had an assist as well. Lauren Reed scored with five minutes left to avoid the shutout.

Hoosick Falls ends the regular season at 10-5-1 and seeding is Monday.

SVC Midnight Madness

BENNINGTON — The kickoff to the Division III basketball season starts on Saturday night with the Southern Vermont College's Midnight Madness at the Mountaineer Athletic Center. The event begins at 11:30 p.m. on Saturday night with tons of activities for fans, including a staff vs student fan game, shooting contest, a dunk contest, scrimmages with both the men's and women's teams and lots of prizes and giveaways for fans.

The event is open to the public.

For more information, go to www.svcathletics.com.

MAYAA registration

BENNINGTON — The Mount Anthony Youth Athletic Association will host a pair of registration nights for its basketball program.

The two in-person registrations will take place on Nov. 7 and Nov. 9 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Bennington Elementary School.

The board will be at the registrations for parents to ask questions.

Registration is already online at www.mayaabasketball.com and will be until Nov. 3. The cost is $40 per child or $70 per family.

MAYAA is for kids from grades 1 to 6.

For more information, contact president Tim Hutton at 802-688-6427.

Track and Treat Halloween Fun Run in North Bennington

NORTH BENNINGTON — The Village School of North Bennington is hosting a 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, Oct 28. There will also be an Obstacle/Adventure Course available for the younger children. Registration is at 8 a.m. with the Family Fun Run/Walk at 9 a.m. and the 5K Run/Walk at 9:30 A.M.. 5K Pre-registration is $20, day of race is $25; Family Fun Run $10.

Participants are encouraged to dress in costume and prizes will be given! Bring the entire family to the Village School of North Bennington for a fun morning. To enter, send checks to VSNB at PO Box 847, North Bennington, VT 05257, or go to the Events page at vsnb.org to download a registration form.

The Village School of North Bennington is located between School and Church streets. For more information call 802-442-5955.


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