Arlington golf second at D3 qualifier

STOWE — The Arlington boys golf team finished second overall at the Division III state qualifiers in Stowe on Wednesday.

Jack Lane led the way with a 89, followed by Luke Hoeg-Honore with a 95. Mac Barlow had a 98 and Parker Bloomberg added a 105 for a final total of 387.

Stowe won the team title with a 344.

The boys will compete in the state tournament on Oct. 11 at Green Mountain National Golf Course.

In Barre, the Burr and Burton boys golf team competed in the Division I sectional qualifier at Country Club of Barre on Tuesday.

BBA was eighth overall with a team score of 388, followed by Mount Anthony in ninth with a 394.

BBA was led by John Sebastian Thorn's 83. Carson Cutler had a 97, followed by Ben Swinarton with a 99. Evan Rawson added a 109. Nick Pappas had a 116 to round out the scoring.

MAU's Jack Bushee was the top finisher for the Patriots with an 89. Andrew Marsden added a 91, Garrett Currier had a 98.

Essex won the event by 18 strokes with a 317, followed by Rutland and CVU, who tied for second. South Burlington was fourth and Mount Mansfield was fifth.

Eagles blank Phantoms

PROCTOR — The Arlington boys soccer team scored both its goals in the second half en route to a 2-0 win on the road at Proctor on Wednesday. Matt Ritchie scored the first goal, while Dominic Whalen added the insurance tally. Lewis Whalen had assists on both scores.

Playing without leading scorer Wil Stewart, Arlington coach Todd Wilkins started three freshman and one, Will Moore, had a good game on both sides of the ball.

Goalie Bailey Cross was barely tested and did not have to make a save.

Arlington is 5-4 and hosts Springfield on Friday at the Arlington Rec Park.

BBA drops Brattleboro

MANCHESTER — The Burr and Burton field hockey team scored a pair of goals in each half to run past Brattleboro, 4-0.

Sabina Buffa scored the first three goals and Hannah Hedberg scored the last one.

Hedberg added an assist, as did Nelly Hollweg and Chloe MacDonald.

Hannah Callen made one save to earn the win in the cage.

"It was also great to convert two of our 21 offensive corners to goals," said BBA coach Barb Miceli. "We had a very strong game from Brianna Mayne on the right attack and from Amber Rachele on the left wing. Hedberg did a great job of distributing the ball to both sides of the field from center mid in the first half. In the second half, she played on the right wing and was able to consistently send hard crosses into the circle."

Bulldogs edged by Rutland

MANCHESTER — Burr and Burton fell to Rutland 2-1 in their second home game of the season on Taylor Field on Tuesday afternoon.

Rutland struck in the second minute on a goal from Zach Lane, assisted by Andres Aguilar. Burr and Burton outshot Rutland 8-4 in the second half but gave up a counter attack goal in their attempts to knot the score. Adres Aguilar hit a far post shot in the 73rd minute to go up 2-0.

BBA pulled out the stops and made it 2-1 on a nice header from Ben Stewart off a cross from Jordan Eisenman two minutes later.

Eagles blast Presidents

ARLINGTON — The Arlington girls soccer team remained unbeaten this season, ripping off a 12-0 win over Black River on Monday night at the Arlington Rec Park.

Five different players scored for the Eagles, including Tess Belnap with four goals and Haley Mattison with three scores.

Jamie Keel had two tallies, her first scores of the year, and Amiah Olson added a pair of scores, the second and third of her career.

Xandria Hoyt added a goal as well. Belnap and Aimee Frank each had assists, while Shaana Staab had another shutout.

Arlington is 9-0 and travels to Proctor on Thursday for a key Division IV matchup.

Long Trail blanks OV

DORSET — A first-half goal by Molly Anderson lifted Long Trail over Otter Valley as they broke a 4-game losing skid. Emery Letendre earned the shutout for the Mountain Lions.

Otters goalkeeper Gabbie Poalino and Sophie Walker combined for 11 saves.

LTS is 4-5 on the year.

McCoy leads BBA football

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.

Eagles rip Black River

ARLINGTON — The Arlington girls soccer team continued its amazing start to the season, routing Twin Valley, 8-0, on Friday in the championship game of the John Werner Tournament.

The Eagles outscored their opponents 14-0 in the tournament and 53-2 overall to start the year.

On Friday, Tess Belnap put Arlington ahead three minutes in and then Haley Mattison added a score to make it 2-0, off an assist from Xandria Hoyt.

Belnap added two more goals in the first half to give her a hat trick in the first 20 minutes. Belnap added two more in the second half to give her five for the game, while Aimee Frank added the final goal of the night.

BBA, Hartford play scoreless draw

HARTFORD — The Burr and Burton field hockey team tied Hartford, 0-0, on Friday. Hannah Callen had 13 saves for the shutout for BBA, while Bailey Cameron had seven saves for Hartford.

"Callen had her best game yet. Allie Nowicki was a rockstar on defense for us. Hannah Hedberg dominated the midfield and was instrumental for us in moving the ball to our right. Charleigh Carthy shut down their free hit plays by blocking up the wings and pulling aerial balls out of the air time after time. Nelly Hollweg was patient on defense and then moved the ball the length of the field many times, alternating between using her skills and her strong drives," said BBA coach Barb Miceli.


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