McCoy leads BBA to rout of Spaulding

MANCHESTER — The Burr and Burton football team had its offense blasting on all cylinders as they routed Spaulding 56-24 on Saturday.

BBA quarterback Jay McCoy was efficient, completing 8-of-13 for 196 yards and three touchdowns and two interceptions.

Chevaughn Brownie was strong out of the backfield, rushing 14 times for 109 yards and four touchdowns — from seven, five, 18 and 16 yards out, respectively.

McCoy added another 1-yard touchdown on the ground and Logan Morgan rushed for 86 yards.

Cam Hedberg caught two passes for 87 yards, both for touchdowns, while Connor Simonds added four catches for 58 yards and a touchdown.

Defensively, McCoy and DJ Mulroy led the way with 10 tackles apiece, while Olivier Cazaudumec added eight stops. Joey McCoy had an interception, Patrick Forstmann forced a fumble and had a fumble recovery and Mark Wade added a pair of sacks for BBA, who improve to 4-1 on the year.

Storm win NEFL semifinal

CLUMS CORNERS, N.Y. — The Southern Vermont Storm football team had a field goal in the first quarter and that was all the offense they would need as they beat the New Haven Venom, 3-0, at Tamarac High School on Saturday, to advance to the New England Football League A Division championship game.

Will Cole booted a 40-yard field goal in the first quarter and the defense made it stand up.

The Storm are 9-1 and will host the Vermont Ravens, winners in the other semifinal, on Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Mount Anthony Union Middle School.

Phillips' goal the difference for Indians

CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. — The Cambridge girls soccer team improved to 9-2 on the year with a 1-0 win over Maple Hill on Saturday morning.

Lilly Phillips scored unassisted and it held up to give Cambridge the victory.

Victoria Dupuis made four saves, while Maple Hill's Arianna Papas had eight saves.

MAU powers past Woodstock

WOODSTOCK — The Mount Anthony girls soccer team scored a pair of goals in each half to get by Woodstock, 4-1.

Cat Worthington scored twice, Kaidin Gauthier added a goal and Emma Arlotta also scored. Bridget Keenan, Gauthier and Anna Salem had assists.

Woodstock's Annabelle Lessard scored the lone tally for the Wasps.

Maddy Breese and Taylor Andrews combined for 10 saves for MAU and Brittany Poljacik had 12 stops for Woodstock.

MAU is 5-2 and hosts Burr and Burton on Tuesday.

SVC cross-country excels at Keene

KEENE, N.H. - Saturday's cold and rainy conditions could not prevent the Southern Vermont College women's cross country team from having its best race of the season as the Mountaineers ran exceptionally well at the Keene State College Invitational.

Five of the seven SVC runners posted personal-best times with the squad finishing fifth out of nine teams that posted collective results.

Bennington College senior Annika Kristiansen returned to her hometown and led SVC with a stellar mark of 20 minutes, 29 seconds. Bennington classmate Isabella Pouloswasn't far behind as she came through at 21:00.

Reigning NECC Rookie of the Week Emily Ikonen registered a new PR for the fourth-straight race — this time taking 1:52 off her previous-best mark with a 23:14. Lexia Gillette wasn't far behind as she knocked 2:05 off her old personal record to chart a 23:43.

Maddy Main clipped her previous PR by 3:03 to round out the team's scoring at fifth with a 24:44, and classmate Stephany Ferreira finished at 25:34 as she took 3:03 off of her prior top mark. SVC freshman Faith Sullivan came in at 29:52 for a time 3:48 faster than her old PR.

On the men's side, three SVC runners charted new personal bests as the team finished eighth overall on the 8,000 meter course.

Southern Vermont was led by Davant Smith who had a season-best time by 1:12 as he crossed the line with a mark of 28:39. Bennington College freshman C.G. Holden was close behind with a 28:57 — a PR by 38 seconds.

SVC junior Isaiah Backels took 4:12 off of his time from a week ago to come in at 33:15, and classmate Jackson Amankrah knocked 2:58 off of his prior PR to come in at 36:31. Freshman Orlando Guichardo (New York, N.Y.) crossed the finish line at 47:21—taking 7:08 off of his old best for a new personal record.

The Mountaineers are now off until Saturday, October 14 when they head to Western New England University for the Golden Bear Invitational.

SVC men drop 4-1 decision

NEW LONDON, Conn. - Southern Vermont College was bested 4-1 at Mitchell College on Saturday in New England Collegiate Conference men's soccer action.

The Mariners went into the break ahead 1-0 before scoring twice in the opening 2:11 of the second half. SVC got one back, but MC responded before finishing off the league victory.

Southern Vermont freshman Jared Lacoste scored the lone goal, his seventh of the season, to tie the conference leader in season points with 16.

Dylan Berg made 12 saves in net. Next up for the Mountaineers (3-8, 1-1 NECC) is a Tuesday non-conference match at Lyndon State College.

Mascari sets wins record

BROOKLINE, Mass. — In shutout fashion, Southern Vermont College senior keeper Melissa Mascari became the school's all-time wins leader as she posted her 30th career victory between the posts on Saturday with a 3-0 downing of Newbury College in New England Collegiate Conference women's soccer action at Hellenic Field.

Mascari and the SVC defense are posting a goals against average of 0.87 after Saturday's win, and the senior keeper sits 40 saves shy of breaking the school's all-time stops record with seven regular season games left to play. She surpassed SVC Hall of Famer Thalia Smith for the program's wins mark on Saturday.

SVC scored in the eighth minute of play before adding a pair of insurance goals in the remainder of the first half. Mascari didn't need to make a single save all day en route to her 19th career shutout and the program record.

Mountaineer freshmen provided all of the day's scoring with Jayne Wierzbicki notching the first two goals before classmate Rileigh Griffiths capped the offense in the 18th minute.

SVC has a record above the .500 mark for the first time this year with Saturday's win, sitting at 5-4 overall and 1-1 in league play. SVC looks ahead to a non-conference match at Morrisville State on Wednesday.

SVC volleyball drops two at UC

UTICA, N.Y. — The Southern Vermont College women's volleyball team fell 3-0 and then 3-1 to Morrisville State College and Utica College, respectively, Saturday afternoon during UC's non-conference tri-match at Clark Gymnasium.

The Mustangs swept the match with set scores of 25-14, 25-16, and 25-18.

Junior Heidy Benitez popped up a team-high 26 digs as classmate Liv Sowles had a team-leading nine kills to go with five aces, three digs, and two blocks.

Sophomore setter Abigail Landon tallied 14 assists while adding six digs, and freshman Nikki Ramireznotched four kills, seven digs, and two blocks in the match.

Against Utica, they won the opening set of the tri-match finale with a 25-14 tally, but the Mountaineers came back to tie the contest with a 25-20 win in the second game. Utica won the third by a 25-13 margin, and the hosts were able to hold off SVC in the fourth with a 25-22 win to end the night.

Sowles and Ramirez both tied the match-high of eight kills as Sowles added 13 digs, five aces, and three blocks to her line; Ramirez had another five digs and two aces in the effort.

Benitez notched a match-best 22 digs, and she also had three aces against the Pioneers. Sophomore Sarah Billow registered 10 digs and a pair of kills while freshman Gabby Rushia recorded 12 assists and three digs.

The Mountaineers (1-15) now look to the start of their New England Collegiate Conference schedule when they visit Becker College on Tuesday for a 7 p.m. first serve.


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