ARLINGTON -- Devin Brady scored with two minutes remaining to give the Springfield boys soccer team a 1-0 victory over Twin Valley in the John Werner Tournament final on Friday.
It was the first loss of the season for the Wildcats (6-1), who had defeated Otter Valley 6-3 in Thursday’s semis. Springfield advanced with a 7-0 rout of the host Eagles.
"He (Brady) hit a low rocket near post," said Twin Valley coach Buddy Hayford. "Sam Molner dove to his right and got a piece of it, but it found the back of the net."
The teams went to the break in a scoreless tie. Hayford mentioned that Colin Lozito had a couple of chances over the last 40 minutes.
"It’s a tough loss, no question about it," said Hayford, whose team was presented the tourney’s Sportsmanship Award.
The Wildcats will play at Bellows Falls on Monday at 4 p.m.
BRATTLEBORO -- Brattleboro’s junior varsity football team is off to a 1-2 start, including a split with Mount Anthony Union and a loss to Rutland.
The JV Colonels opened up with an 18-6 victory over MAU. Jack Ochukpue ran for two touchdowns, including a 75-yarder, to pace BUHS. Alex Roseware recovered a fumble for a touchdown, while Alex Harrison and Taylor King each picked off a pass.
In the rematch, the Patriots scored with seven seconds left to beat Brattleboro 18-14. Quarterback Tyler McKenney threw a TD pass to Perry Legg, ran for a
The JV Colonels recently lost to Rutland, 42-24. Ochukpue continued to run hard into holes created by Teagan Day, Troy Wood, Evan Perkins, Nick Purusse, Dillion Green, Eli Kapral, Brandon Niemczyk, Andy Gadowski, Ryan Duford and Cooper Turner Renaud. Day reached the house twice, Ochukpue scored once, and McKenney connected with King for a bomb.
Brattleboro will play at Bellows Falls on Monday.
BRATTLEBORO -- There will be a men’s basketball league organizational meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the Gibson-Aiken Center, at 6:30 p.m.
A representative from each team must attend the meeting.
The league is still looking for board members. This is your opportunity to have a say in how the league is run.
If you have any questions, call the Rec Dept. at 802-254-5808.