Late touchdowns lead Terriers over Patriots


WESTMINSTER — The Mount Anthony football team held a lead against Bellows Falls Saturday afternoon, but couldn't hold on, falling 35-14 to the Terriers.

Bellows Falls started the scoring on a 30-yard fumble return for a touchdown.

MAU knotted the game 7-7 after Patriots quarterback Caleb Hay found Gavin Johnson for a 12-yard touchdown pass.

The Terriers went into the half up six points as a five-yard touchdown run put them ahead.

MAU took its lone lead of the game during the third quarter, where Hay once again found Johnson for a 32-yard score.

From there, Bellows Falls scored three more rushing touchdowns throughout the next quarter and a half to ice the game.

Hay threw for 217 yards and two touchdowns, along with two interceptions.

Johnson had nine catches for 163 yards.

Defensively, Johnson led the Patriots with eight tackles.

Hayden Gaudette was strong on defense as well with six tackles.

As a team, Bellows Falls rushed for 340 yards.

MAU drops to 1-1 on the year and plays North Country on Friday on the road.

Hoosick girls take pair

NISKAYUNA, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls girls soccer team played in the New York State Hall of Fame tournament this past weekend, winning both of its games.

The Panthers opened up the tournament playing Mayfield Saturday afternoon, winning 2-1.

Hoosick Falls scored goals in both halves, with Sophie Estes tallying both.

Phoebe Thomson and Grace Houghton had assists in the game.

Panthers goalkeeper Logan Thayne made 12 saves.

The Panthers played their second game of the tournament Sunday afternoon in Stillwater against Parishville-Hopkinton and they won 3-0.

Hoosick Falls got on the board first as Estes put them ahead 1-0 at the half.

Estes added her second of the day on the deflection in the late second, and two minutes later, Phoebe Thomson scored the final goal.

Meg Perry had an assist in the game.

Maggie Brown and Amy Perry both stood out defensively, according to Panthers coach Tom Husser.

Hoosick Falls improves to 3-0 and travels to play Galway on Wednesday.

Fox goal seals BBA win

MANCHESTER — Will Fox had the lone tally in the 38th minute, as the Burr and Burton boys soccer team beat Woodstock Saturday morning.

Duncan Chamberlain assisted on the play.

Wasps keeper Stephen Bianchi recorded 12 saves, while BBA's Liam Day had six saves

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Bulldogs coach Pete Mull commended the play of midfielder Walker Brown who played the entire game and organized the BBA attack.

Forwards Jayden Bloom and River DeFelice also provided constant threats from the wings.

BBA goes to 2-1 with consecutive shutouts and faces Brattleboro in the John James Tournament at Mount Anthony Union High School on Thursday at 5 p.m.

Cambridge edges Glens Falls

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. — In a tight fought and very physical matchup, the Cambridge boys soccer team prevailed 3-2 against Glens Falls Saturday afternoon.

Glens Falls struck first when a set piece was played into the box and put into the back of the net.

Cambridge's Charlie Dill responded three minutes later to tie the game 1-1.

After halftime both teams came out pressuring the opposing defense and Cambridge's Aiden Gifford received the ball on a corner kick and sent a shot past the Glens Falls keeper to give Cambridge a lead.

Ori Baker-Porazinski made the game 3-1 after taking a pass from Judah Edwards, before Glens Falls responded 30 seconds later on a long ball from a set piece that sailed into the back of the net.

Cambridge moves to 2-0 on the year and plays Tamarac on the road Tuesday at 4:15 p.m.

CVU blanks BBA

HINESBURG — The Burr and Burton field hockey played well, but ran into a highly-skilled CVU group Saturday afternoon, falling 5-0.

"We played a solid game, but CVU is simply an excellent team with a lot of skilled players and a very strong defense," said BBA coach Barb Miceli. "We had a great game from Lola Herzog and Tatum Sands, as they worked relentlessly to shut down the scoring threats on CVU's left attack. Arden Wojtach supplied a spark to the offense in the second half, cutting to every ball, but we still were not able to get shots on goal."

The Redhawks got the scoring going a little more than four minutes into play when Flynn Hall scored unassisted.

CVU's Sydney Peet added a goal with 11:15 to go in the first half, before Mackenzie Marcus score off an assist from Hailey Chase with 7:22 to play.

Ava Bartlett scored the Redhawks' first goal of the second half off a Hall asssist and Hall finished the scoring later in the half on a Chase assist.

BBA goalies Hannah Callen and Mac Thuermer saw tons of action. Callen made 14 saves and Thuermer made four saves.

"Both goalies had great games, particularly in the second half with aggressive play to clear the ball out of our defensive circle," Miceli said.

The Bulldogs are now 0-2 and play next on Tuesday at Otter Valley at 4 p.m.

Tigers stifle Patriots

BENNINGTON — The Mount Anthony boys soccer team dropped below the .500 mark Saturday afternoon, falling to Middlebury 3-0.

The Tigers led 2-0 at the half and added their final goal in the second half.

According to Patriots coach Mike Molloy, MAU played much better in the second half and produced better offensive chances.

Ethan LaBatt made seven saves in goal for the Patriots.

MAU falls to 1-2 and plays Arlington in the first round of the John James Tournament Thursday at 7 p.m. at Spinelli Field.

Cambridge girls fall

NISKAYUNA, N.Y. — The Cambridge girls soccer team took a two-goal lead in the first half, but couldn't on in the second, as they lost to Little Falls 4-2 Saturday afternoon in the New York State Hall of Fame tournament.

Sophie Phillips and Vanessa Evans scored for the Indians in the first half.

Stella Rowley took over the game in the second half for Little Falls, scoring all four of her team's goals.


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