BRATTLEBORO — Winning isn’t everything, but it’s all Grace Bazin has experienced during this school year.
The Bellows Falls junior, who tallied twice in Manchester to help the Terriers cap off a perfect field hockey season, received 178 votes to earn Brattleboro Reformer Athlete of the Week honors.
“Not only is she a great athlete but she is truly a good person,” wrote Christopher Wells Yates on his online ballot.
Each weekly winner (shown below) is now in the running for one of the Marina’s $25 prizes. In order to vote for the athlete of the season, simply go to www.facebook.com/ReformerSports and “like” your choice.
The Bellows Falls junior was nominated after winning her first couple of races this season in Thetford. She went on to three-peat as Vermont’s individual Division 3 champion and then prevailed in the All-State Meet.
When the Bellows Falls varsity field hockey team rallied to beat Hartford 4-2, she scored the game-winning goal and then followed that up with a hat-trick against Keene. She helped the Terriers to a perfect season.
The Bellows Falls quarterback completed 23 of his 45 passes for 246 yards and three touchdowns during his team’s first game against Brattleboro.
The senior captain had a hat-trick when the Bellows Falls varsity girls soccer team topped Twin Valley 5-1.
In the Division 1 state championship game, the junior tallied twice as the undefeated Bellows Falls varsity field hockey team beat Champlain Valley Union 2-0.