RUTLAND — Host Division I Rutland defeated the Mount Abraham Union High School girls’ soccer team on Monday, 3-2, in a rain-swept game played on the Raiders’ artificial turf field.
The setback dropped the 8-2 Eagles into third place in a crowded D-II race and snapped their eight-game winning streak. Rutland improved to 3-7 with the win; their schedule has included eight D-I opponents.
Erin McClallen had a goal and an assist and Camryn Kinsman scored twice for Rutland.
Addy Harris converted a Mae Peterson corner kick to knot the score at 1-1 midway through the first half, and Lucy Guy made it...
TIGER MIDFIELDER IVY Doran knocks the ball way from Commodore forward Maria Malaney during Friday’s girls’ soccer game at VUHS. The host Commodores prevailed, 4-1.
Photo by Holly Weber
VERGENNES — Things might be coming together for the Vergennes Union High School girls’ soccer team.
For sure, challenges lie ahead for the 6-3-1 Commodores before the Division III playoffs, including games vs. three tough D-II teams.
But last week the Commodores followed a 5-0 victory at Spaulding on Wednesday with a solid 4-1 decision on Friday over visiting Middlebury. Those games came after a tough prior week that saw 3-0 setbacks vs. D-II Mount Abraham and Rice.
The Commodores and their coaches believe the better results show their progress in possessing the ball, being more aggressive...
ADDISON COUNTY — In high school girls’ soccer play late last week Mount Abraham and Vergennes rolled to big wins, but Otter Valley fell short in a shootout.
The Commodores also hosted Middlebury on Friday; see story.
The Eagles rolled over visiting Rice, 6-0, to improve to 8-1 and maintain their grip on second place in Division II.
Addy Harris led the attack with two goals and two assists, Chloe Johnston scored twice, and Juliette Snell and Sydney Minnerly also found the net. Justice Green backstopped the Eagles’ eighth straight win with 10 saves, and Rice goalie Khadijah Hussein made...
ADDISON COUNTY — Mount Abraham coasted past Middlebury to highlight local girls’ soccer action earlier this week. Elsewhere Otter Valley dropped a home game, while Vergennes’ Tuesday game at Spaulding was postponed.
EAGLES VS. TIGERS
The 7-1 Eagles scored four times in the first 20 minutes on the way to a 6-0 victory at MUHS, their seventh straight. Lucy Guy scored twice and Addy Harris picked up a goal and an assist in the early surge. A Mae Peterson strike made it 4-0. Becca Laurent and Chloe Laurent scored late in the second half, both assisted by Emma Campbell, to create the final score....
EAGLE MIDFIELDER GRACE Harvey and Commodore forward Sydney Weber go up for a header during Saturday’s girls’ soccer game at VUHS. The Eagles’ 3-0 win was their sixth straight.
Photo by Holly Weber
VERGENNES — Two local girls’ soccer teams with postseason hopes met at Vergennes Union High School on Saturday, and one came away happier.
Visiting Mount Abraham controlled play against the host Commodores in a 3-0 victory, with edges of 17-7 in shots and 4-2 in corner kicks that showed the Eagles’ advantage in possession.
The 6-1 Eagles have won six straight after an opening overtime loss to Division II’s first-place team U-32, also 6-1. Mount Abe is in second.
Eagle senior midfielder Mae Peterson said the Eagles have learned to be more consistent since that setback.
“At the beginning of the...
ADDISON COUNTY — Mount Abraham and Otter Valley won in girls’ soccer late last week, but Middlebury and Vergennes were less fortunate.
The Commodores also hosted the Eagles on Saturday; see story.
On Wednesday the Eagles defeated visiting Milton, 3-1, with two goals from Lucy Guy and one from Grace Harvey. Goalie Justice Green made three saves as the Eagles moved to 5-1.
On Saturday the Otters defeated visiting Hartford, 3-1. OV improved to 2-4-1. Olivia White scored twice for OV, Ella Brytkowski had one goal, and Mia Politano, Julia Eastman and Mary Kingsley added assists. ...
FAIR HAVEN — Host Fair Haven held off the Otter Valley Union High School girls’ soccer team on Tuesday, 4-2, in a game postponed from Monday.
Olivia White scored both OV goals, both on setups from senior classmate Julia Eastman.
Coach John White said senior center back Leah Pinkowski played a strong game against the 6-0 Slaters, Division II’s first-place team.
The Otters return to action in their homecoming game, vs. Hartford at 10 a.m. on Saturday.
ADDISON COUNTY — In local high school soccer games, all played this past Friday, Mount Abraham and Vergennes picked up wins, Otter Valley earned a tie, and MUHS lost a close contest.
The Eagles rolled over visiting Spaulding, 5-0. Juliette Snell scored twice; Lucy Guy, Grace Harvey and Jessica Colbeth added a goal apiece; Mae Peterson contributed two assists; and goalie Justice Green made three saves as the Eagles improved to 4-1. Lilly LaCroix stopped 10 shots in the Tide goal. The Eagles will host Rice on Wednesday and visit VUHS on Saturday.
The visiting Commodores...
MIDDLEBURY — The Vergennes Union High School girls’ soccer team defeated host Middlebury on Tuesday, 2-0.
The Division III Commodores improved to 3-1-1 and will visit defending D-II champion Milton on Friday. MUHS dropped to 2-2 and will host Rice on Friday.
VUHS got on the board on an Emily Rooney goal set up when Maria Malaney picked off an errant Tiger clearance. Sydney Weber made it 2-0 in the late going on an indirect kick just outside the Tiger box, drilling a tap-back from Rooney into the lower left corner.
VUHS goalie Kate Gosliga handled the only two Tiger shots on goal for the...
SOUTH BURLINGTON — Mount Abraham Union High School girls’ soccer picked up a big road win on Tuesday, topping host Rice, a 2018 Division II finalist, 4-1.
The Eagles improved to 3-1 and will host Spaulding on Friday.
Becca Laurent and Addy Harris scored two goals apiece to spark the Eagles, who had a 14-6 advantage in shots on goal.
Emma Blanck scored for Rice, and goalie Emily McDonald stopped 10 shots.