ADDISON COUNTY — In first-round Division II softball playoff action on Tuesday, Middlebury advanced with a home win, but Vergennes and Otter Valley lost on the road.
Mount Abraham also played on Tuesday; see story.
The No. 5 Tigers blanked visiting No. 12 Woodstock, 6-0, as pitcher Payton Buxton tossed a one-hit shutout, her third in the past five games, striking out 12 and walking two. A two-out hit in the seventh spoiled her no-hit bid. She has allowed just two runs in her past five starts.