DORSET -- The Bellows Falls girls soccer team began its season by steamrolling Long Trail, 7-1, on Thursday.
Anna Barry and Chelsea Wilder each tallied twice for the Terriers, who took a 6-0 advantage to the break. Corina Stack, Ashley Palmisano and Brit Moyna all split the posts once.
"All over, it was a great team performance," noted Bellows Falls coach John Broadley. It was the varsity debut for Emily Perry, Emma Moyna, Nieva Schemm, Lauren Punger and Barry.
The 1-0 Terriers will host MSJ on Tuesday.
Hoosick 6, Brattleboro 0
BENNINGTON -- In Round 1 of the John James Tournament, the Colonels were no match for the Empire Staters.
"If you look at intensity, it was a tie," said BUHS coach Edwin de Bruijn. "Their skill and movement without the ball was just better than ours."
Co-captains Maddie Rollins and Halie Lange both played well for the purple and white, according to the Brattleboro coach. They went to the break trailing 3-0.
The 1-1 Colonels will play the loser of the Burr and Burton/MAU game on Saturday at 5 p.m.
Newmarket 8, Hinsdale 0
NEWMARKET, N.H. -- The Pacers trailed 6-0 at the intermission and eventually dropped to 0-3 on the season.
"We couldn’t get a whole lot started. We weren’t able to generate any offense. It was a rough game," stated Hinsdale coach Drew Arsenault, who added that Skylar Bonnette was his team’s standout.
Hinsdale Cross Country
The Pacers will compete at Sant Bani on Monday. The Hinsdale roster looks like this: Coach -- Glenn Hammett. Boys: Seniors -- Tanner Nichols, Nick Dowley, Evan Dunkley, Daniel Bruce. Junior -- Sam Calderwood. Sophomore -- Ultin Akeley. Freshmen -- Florin Handelman, Chase Fisk, Drew Cooper, Jeremiah Schad. Girls: Senior -- Roxy Toussaint. Juniors -- Brittany Melroy, Taryn Fisk. Sophomores -- Starr Bruce, Katelyn Towle, Jen Cole. Freshman ---Kristina Marsh.
Brattleboro Bowl news
BRATTLEBORO -- The bowling season is rolling in, and there are still openings for anyone who would like to participate. In particular, the Girls Night Out league on Wednesday nights bowls at 6:15 p.m. and has a few openings. The league consists of four-person teams with bowlers of all abilities.
New this year is the Friday Night No Tap League -- an eight-week session where nine pins down count as a strike. This two-person league begins Friday, Sept. 7. And there’s another new program for kids on Sundays at 4 p.m., beginning Sept. 30. This program costs $8 per week for eight weeks and every kid gets a free bowling ball at the end of the session. The regular youth league will start up in late October on Saturday mornings or Tuesday nights.
New teams are also welcome, if you have family or friends you would like to get out with once a week during the coming season. If you would like to form your own informal bowling session, Brattleboro Bowl will help you start it up.
For further information on these and any of the other programs offered this year, go to www.brattleborobowl.com or call 802-257-1177.
CANAAN, N.H. -- Canaan Fair Speedway will host the Granite State Pro Stock Series season finale on Sunday, Sept. 16. The previously scheduled championship event at Lee USA Speedway has been canceled.
The Granite State Pro Stock Series 100 lap event on the "Awesome Asphalt" will be joined by a 50-lap North East Mini Stock Tour event, a 35-lap $300-to-win Pure Stock/Limited/ Thunder Stock event, and a $200-to-win SK Bean Enfield Garage Bandit/Wildcat/Lightning Stock challenge event.
Current Granite State Pro Stock Series point leader Bobby Cabral will have two races to hang on to his point lead and snag the inaugural series championship. Cabral, of East Kingston, N.H., has claimed one feature win and has yet to finish outside the top-five.