Roundup: Lynx top West Rutland

DORSET - Trailing 1-0 going into the half, the Long Trail School boys soccer team stormed back to take the 3-2 win over West Rutland.

The two teams remained deadlocked throughout the first half until with less than a second left to play, a shot by West Rutland (3-6-1) rolled across the goalline to give them the 1-0 advantage.

Coming out of halftime though the Lynx (2-4) scored three consecutive goals in a 30 minute - two by senior Javier Bartolomie and one by Abdul Sumalia - to go up 3-1. West Rutland scored off a direct kick to narrow the gap to 3-2, but that's as close as they would come. Long Trail junior goalie Mark Edmunds had four saves in the match.

LTS girls fall to Green Mtn.

The Long Trail girls varsity soccer team was on the road, playing in Chester against Division III Green Mountain (2-8-1) on Tuesday. The Lynx (0-8) lost the match 3-0. The Lynx last game of the season will be at home against Windsor on Tuesday, Oct. 15, beginning at 4 p.m.

AMHS girls fall

LUDLOW - Playing in a Saturday afternoon game, the Arlington Memorial High School girls soccer team fell to Black River 6-0 on Saturday.

The Eagles trailed 2-0 after the first half, but in the second Black River was able to add four goals to put the game out of reach for the Eagles.

Coach Dan Wood said that Julia Lacoste played a great game up top, even though she could not find the net. In defense, he noted the play of Hailey Davis and Becca Solari. The Eagles fall to 3-6 with the loss.

Bulldogs pull out W

RUTLAND - A week after playing a thrilling contest in Manchester, the Burr and Burton Academy and Rutland boys soccer teams played another thriller on Friday, with the Bulldogs emerging as 4-3 winners.

Andrew Gayda scored first in the game, then Rutland's Sam Brochu netted twice to give the Raiders the lead.

BBA would equalize through Johnny Weeks, but Rutland's Peter Lynn gave his team the lead back on a nice run down the right side of the field.

But then, in just 11 seconds, the Bulldogs would get the win.

First, Reid Conde scored to equalize. Eleven seconds later, and Gayda would score the gamewinner off of a cross from Conde. Adam Maitland made 7 saves in net for the Bulldogs.

BBA field hockey downed

MANCHESTER - Playing against Hartford on Friday night, the Burr and Burton Academy Bulldogs fought tooth-and-nail with the Hurricanes, but came up just short in a 1-0 loss.

Rachel Fog scored for the 'Canes in the win.

Coach Julie Fifield said that Emily Sullivan, Jen Door, and Amelia Cummings all played well for the Bulldogs in the loss.

Bulldogs lose in dying moments

MANCHESTER - In what turned out to be a wild game, the Burr and Burton Bulldogs fell to Mill River 35-34 on Friday.

The Bulldogs were ahead 34-28 late into the game, but in the final minute Mill River was able to drive down the field and score on a touchdown throw with 8 seconds left, then kicked the gamewinning PAT as time expired.

Coach Jason Thomas noted the play of Dalton Blackwell in the loss, saying that he was a "warrior" on both sides of the ball.

"It was one of the most exciting games I have ever been a part of," Thomas said. "But it was a heartbreaking loss."

Eagles bag winner late

ARLINGTON - Playing against West Rutland, the Arlington Memorial High School boys soccer team needed a goal by Austin Hawley on a free kick with 17 seconds left to win 2-1.

Lucas Stroffoleno scored the first goal for the Eagles on a penalty kick, levelling up the score at 1-1. West Rutland's Martin VanBuren opened the scoring in the first half before the Eagles made the comeback. DJ Jennings had three saves in net.

Bulldogs fall

RUTLAND - The Burr and Burton Academy girls soccer team fell to Rutland 1-0 on Thursday evening.

After playing out a scoreless game through 74 minutes, Rutland was able to find the winner on a corner kick when the Bulldogs, attempting to clear the ball, put it in their own net, instead.

The Bulldogs fall to 7-4 with the loss.

Basketball clinic

ARLINGTON - The University of Vermont women's basketball team will be hosting a free basketball clinic on Oct. 12 for boys and girls grades 2-8. The clinic will focus on skill development and fundamentals. Current players and coaches will be in attendance at the clinic. The program will be held in the Arlington Memorial High School Gym from 9:30 a.m. to noon.

For more information, contact Ashley Hoyt at


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