MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Union High School boys’ hockey team on Saturday picked up its fourth win in five outings, 3-1 over visiting Colchester. The 5-4 Tigers will host Essex (5-1-1) at 7 p.m. on Tuesday.
The Tigers took a 2-0 first-period lead on power-play goals by Bode Rubright, assisted by Ryan Nadeau, and Andy Giorgio, set up by Hale Hescock and Robbie Bicknell.
Colchester’s Jake Corman made it 2-1 at 12:17 of the second period, but with 16 seconds left in the period Daniel Hodsden netted an insurance goal, from Rubright.
Tiger goalie Zeke Hooper made 15 saves, and Colchester goalie...
COLCHESTER — The Middlebury Union High School field hockey team knocked off host Colchester on Tuesday, 1-0, avenging a 3-0 home loss earlier this season. Colchester had been in fourth place in Division I with a 6-4 record before falling to MUHS on Tuesday.
The Tigers improved to 4-5-1, easily the improved program’s best record over the past four years.
Lexi Bartlett scored in the game’s ninth minute and goalie Ileigh Aube (eight saves) and the Tiger defense made it stand up in the shutout. Laker goalie Ciera Morse stopped three shots.
MEMBERS OF THE Middlebury Minors Softball All-Star team celebrate their victory in the Vermont District 1 Championship this month. Pictured, from left, are Coach Kelly Bevere, Matty Austin, Skyler Choiniere, Sarah Bevere, Tenny LaRoche, Macey Palmer, Lillian Paquette, Ava Wood, Jalynn Sunderland, Cooper Cannon and Coach Peter Bevere. Not pictured are players Violet Anderson and McKenna Whitney and Coach Tim Whitney.
COLCHESTER — The Middlebury Minors Softball All-Star team won the Vermont District 1 Championship earlier this month in Colchester. The team went undefeated in pool play and advanced to a best-of-three championship series against the Colchester All-Stars.
In that series, Middlebury won the first game, 11-6, on July 2. The local squad was edged in the second game, 7-6, on July 7, but took the field immediately after and prevailed in the deciding game, 9-7.
Because of scheduling conflicts the team did not go on to compete for the state title.
Coach Peter Bevere explained that this year, the All...