Friday October 5, 2012

WINDSOR -- Colin Lozito had a hat trick and a couple of assists during the Twin Valley boys soccer team’s 9-0 decision over Windsor on Thursday.

Nick Nilsen tallied twice for the winners, while Hunter Therrien split the posts once and also set up a pair of goals. Dal Nesbitt and Jacob Hicks each found the back of the net once.

"Not only did we win handily, but we looked pretty good doing it," said Wildcats coach Buddy Hayford, whose team improved to 8-1 overall.

Twin Valley goalie Sam Molner made two saves for the shutout.

The Wildcats will host Stratton Mountain School on Saturday at 5 p.m. The Twin Valley girls soccer team, which lost to Proctor 6-1 on Thursday, will host Stratton on Saturday at 3 p.m. in the first half of the school’s Homecoming doubleheader.

Girls Soccer

Rutland 4, Brattleboro 3 (2 OT)

BRATTLEBORO -- The Raiders scored with four minutes remaining in the second overtime to break a 3-3 tie.

"It was dead silent right after the game," said BUHS coach Edwin de Bruijn. "The girls gave their all. It was a very entertaining game."

The Colonels fell behind 2-0, but eventually got a pair of goals from Halie Lange and another from Biak Chin-Tial. And they knocked on the door quite a bit in both overtime periods according to de Bruijn.

Brattleboro (4-6) will host rival MAU in Tuesday’s Senior Night contest at 6 p.m.

West Rutland 1, Bellows Falls 0

W. RUTLAND -- After dominating much of the possession in the first half, the Bellows Falls girls soccer team gave up a goal with just seven minutes left on the clock. Mikayla Dembracus scored, heading the ball over the outstretched arms of Enny Mustapha, who had four saves.

Ashley Palmisano ran tirelessly in her effort to energize the Terriers and should of had a penalty late in the second half when the goalkeeper grabbed her legs and pulled her down, according to Bellows Falls coach John Broadley.

The Terriers (4-3-1) will play at Leland and Gray on Saturday at 3 p.m.

Field Hockey

Hartford 2, Brattleboro 0

HARTFORD -- The Colonels went to the break in a scoreless tie, but were unable to pull out their first victory over the final 30 minutes.

"I’m very proud of the way we played as a team and supported each other," said BUHS coach Deb Valliere.

Jen Dyer made 14 amazing saves for the purple and white, including a denial on a penalty stroke. Ashley Maguire anchored the defense.

Brattleboro (0-9) will host Burr and Burton on Wednesday at 6 p.m.