WESTMINSTER — The Bellows Falls varsity field hockey team, which has made five consecutive state finals appearances, opened the 2020 season with a 3-0 win over Rutland on Wednesday.Sadie Scott, Maya Waryas and Ava Laross all tallied for the Terriers.
Bellows Falls (1-0) will play at Brattleboro (1-0) on Friday at 6 p.m.
WINDSOR — Brattleboro improved to 2-0 on the season with a 26-19 victory over Windsor on Wednesday afternoon.
Devin Speno connected with Trinley Warren for a pair of scoring strikes. Colby Mager and Tristan Evans each caught one TD pass for the winners.
Thad Sawyer and Warren each contributed with an interception. Brattleboro's linemen also played really well defensively.
TOWNSHEND — Hannah Landers and Abby Towle each tallied twice as Leland & Gray outscored Bellows Falls 6-1 on Wednesday.
Ainsley Meyer and Ansley Henderson also scored for the Rebels. Ayla Ryan, Towle and Meyer all set one goal up.
Maggie Parker found the back of the net three minutes in to give the Terriers an early lead.
Also on Wednesday, Kleay Steever had a hat trick to guide Hinsdale past Monadnock, 6-1.
Jewel Morrison scored her first career goal, while Delaney Wilcox and Megan Roberts also tallied for the winners.
The assists came from Brooke Pagach, Audrey Martin, Morrison and Wilcox.
Emma Toscano scored for the Huskies.
The Hinsdale girls and boys varsity soccer teams will both play at Concord Christian on Friday, at 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. respectively. The Hinsdale girls' game scheduled for Saturday against Monadnock has been cancelled.
WINDSOR — Senior co-captains Hazel Wagner and Caitlyn Robinson placed second and third, respectively, to lead the Brattleboro varsity girls team to victory in Wednesday's four-school meet.
Cearra O'Hern took fifth for the Colonel girls, while freshmen Priya Kitzmiller and Anna Cummings rounded out the team's top five.
"The team has been working hard, and training safely and well the past few weeks, and it showed yesterday," said BUHS coach Keith Arnold of his girls and boys squads.
Tenzin Mathes earned silver to help the Brattleboro boys claim the gold. Nolan Holmes (3rd), Ben Berkson-Harvey (4th), Sam Freitas-Eagan (5th), Ben Luna (6th) and Max Lampe (7th) also ran very well in the season opener.