BBA doubles up U-32 in home opener

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MANCHESTER — Jay McCoy accounted for three total touchdowns and more than 300 yards of offense as Burr and Burton got back on the winning track with a 28-14 win over U-32 on Saturday at Taylor Field.

McCoy rushed for 181 yards and two scores, a 5-yard and 52-yard touchdowns. Logan Morgan added 51 yards on the ground, including a four-yard touchdown run.

Through the air, McCoy was efficient, completing 13-for-23 for 151 yards, a touchdown and an interception.

Connor Simonds was the main target, catching six balls for 71 yards and a 22-yard touchdown. Jake Baker had four catches for 58 yards as well.

Defensively, McCoy had 10 tackles and a sack, while Bryce Little added nine stops. Mark Wade had a sack and forced fumble and Mason Snide recovered a fumble.

U-32 was led by Logan Wedge, who carried the ball 22 times for 124 yards and a touchdown. Zachary Schneider nearly had 100 yards on the ground, carrying 14 times for 96 yards, including a 63-yard touchdown late in the first quarter.

Indians top Hoosick

HOOSICK, N.Y. — Cambridge scored three second half goals to zip past Hoosick Falls, 3-0, on Saturday morning at the Helft Complex.

Cambridge got goals in the second half from Patrick Robertson, Daniel Medina, and Ian Montgomery. Medina also added an assist, as did Eli Robertson and Daniel Medina.

The Indians are 2-1, while the Panthers drop to 1-4.

Cambridge wins 15th straight

KINGSTON, N.Y. — Cambridge's Tommy English scored four touchdowns to lead the Indians to a 33-7 win on Saturday against Albertus Magnus.

English, who carried the ball 16 times for 101 yards, scored on runs from four, three, two and 19 yards out, the last two coming in the second half to seal the victory.

Jonas Butz also reached 100 yards, doing it on 18 carries.

Zack Rowland completed 8-of-14 for 79 yards, including a 34-yard touchdown pass to Brendan Holcomb.

The Cambridge defense was ferocious on the Albertus Magnus running game, holding them to minus-5 yards on the ground.

Cambridge faces Hoosic Valley on Sept. 16.

SVC falls in opening round of LINAO tournament

BENNINGTON — The Southern Vermont College men's soccer team hosted the first day of the 2017 LINAO Mountaineer Invitational Saturday afternoon at Everett Field with SUNY Canton. In their home opener, the Mountaineers fell 4-1 to the Kangaroos.

The Roos got on the board first with a strike in the 11th minute before SVC tied it up less than six minutes later. Canton got one more with just minutes to go before halftime for the slim edge, and the visitors then added two more in the second stanza to pad their cushion for the win.

Mountaineer freshman Jimmy Thach notched his first collegiate goal — being set up by classmate Esteban De La Cruz.

Four Roo players found the back of the net including senior Erdous Lebron. Freshman Hector Martinez had a goal and an assist in the win.

Canton senior keeper Austin Lemay made four saves in his first action of the year. SVC's Dylan Berg also made four saves for the Mountaineers during 81 minutes of the loss (0-4).

Mount Holyoke edges SVC women

SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. — Southern Vermont College was edged 2-1 by Mount Holyoke College Saturday afternoon on a late goal during non-conference women's soccer action at MHC Soccer Field.

The Mountaineers broke the scoreless stalemate in the 37th minute to go on top, and their 1-0 upper hand stood until midway through the second half. An own goal by SVC tied it up, and the Lyons then triumphed with a late tally as they pulled in front with 4:23 left in regulation.

Scoring for the visitors was senior Paige Vitale, who notched her first of the year. Goalkeeper Melissa Mascari came up with 12 saves in the loss (1-3).

With less than 10 minutes to go in the opening half, Vitale sent in her second career goal to put her team ahead. A long ball was sent in from the right side, and she was able to get a foot on it before the Lyon keeper could reel it in for the go-ahead tally.

Southern Vermont carried that slim edge through the intermission and 26 minutes of the second period before a miscue on the Mountaineers' defensive end tied it up for Mount Holyoke. The hosts then put themselves in position for the come-from-behind victory with a goal in the 86th minute, and SVC was unable to find an equalizer as time ran out on the visitors.

Southern Vermont (1-3) is back in action on Wednesday when SVC visits Plymouth State University for a 4 p.m. non-league matchup.

SVC swept in volleyball

NEW PALTZ, N.Y. — The Southern Vermont College women's volleyball team dropped 3-0 straight-set decisions Saturday afternoon at Hawk Center to both Stockton University and The Sage Colleges during the second day of SUNY New Paltz's Hawk Invitational.

The Ospreys won the opening set of SVC's first match of the day by a 25-9 margin before going on to take the next two at 25-15 and 25-10 for the sweep.

Southern Vermont sophomore Sarah Billow landed four kills for the Mountaineers while junior Heidy Benitez tied the match-high of 11 digs. Sophomore Abigail Landon had six assists, three digs and an ace against Stockton.

Sage clipped SVC with game scores of 25-15, 25-11, and 25-19 as the Mountaineers wrapped up their participation in the Invitational.

Billow notched another four kills as Benitez once again tied the match-high mark in digs with 12 against the Gators; Benitez also had two assists and a pair of aces in the effort. Landon recorded seven assists, four digs and a pair of service aces while Bennington College freshman Kemly Derby tallied three kills and a block assist for Southern Vermont

The Mountaineers (0-7) are next in action on Wednesday when they head to Norwich University for a 7 p.m. first serve.

SVC men 4th at Castleton Invitational

CASTLETON — In its first 8,000 meter race of the year, the Southern Vermont College men's cross country team placed fourth as a squad at Saturday's Castleton University Invitational.

The Mountaineers placed three runners in the top 15.

Senior captain Marc Brandmeyer led the Mountaineers with a fifth-place finish as he crossed the line with a time of 28:22. Bennington College freshman C.G. Holden followed at 12th overall in his first collegiate 8K — coming in at 29:35 to set his personal best.

SVC sophomore Davante Smith was right behind Holden as he posted a time of 29:51 to place 14th overall, and junior Isaiah Backles was next for the team at 34:35. Jackson Amankrah also completed his first collegiate 8K — doing so with a time of 39:28.

SVC is next in action on Saturday with Johnson State College's Badger Invitational; start time is slated for 11:15 a.m.

Three SVC women set personal bests

CASTLETON — The Southern Vermont College women's cross country team made the short trip north to Castleton University Saturday to run at the Spartans' Invitational.

The Mountaineers placed seventh as a team with three SVC runners breaking their previous personal-best times.

Leading the way for SVC at Castleton was Bennington College senior Isabella Poulos who came in 10th overall with a time of 23:27 in her first race this season. Mountaineer senior Lexia Gillette was next for the team — taking two minutes off her time from a week ago to post a 26:03. She was followed shortly after by freshman Emily Ikonen who crossed the line at 26:28 for a new PR by 22 seconds.

SVC is back at it next Saturday, September 16 when the Mountaineers get on the starting line at 10:30 a.m. for Johnson State College's Badger Invitational.

MAU MS tops Mill River

BENNINGTON — The Mount Anthony Middle School football team beat Mill River, 36-20, on Saturday. Taylor Vanaman and Hayden Gaudette each had a pair of touchdowns, while Gavin Schnoop added a score. Austin Grogan threw a touchdown pass to Vanaman in the victory.


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