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McHale tallies twice in Twin Valley win

STRATTON — Goalie Liam Wendell made an outstanding save on a breakaway attempt by Bobby Stevenish to help the Twin Valley varsity boys soccer team beat Stratton Mountain School 2-1 on Saturday.

“The wind was a major factor throughout the game. Temps were warm, but there was a vicious wind,” said winning coach Buddy Hayford.

Colin McHale scored a couple of goals to give the Wildcats a 2-0 lead, with the game winner being assisted by Finn Fisher.

Nick Sheid tallied unassisted for the Bears with 10 minutes remaining.

Wendell finished up with six saves for Twin Valley (4-1). Jake Jacobi made 14 stops for Stratton Mountain School.


WOODSTOCK — The Brattleboro 7-on-7 touch football team topped Woodstock 28-7 on Friday.

Devin Speno threw a pair of TD passes to Thad Sawyer. Henry Thurber fired touchdown strikes to Tristan Evans and Gavin Howard.

Reed Sargent kicked four extra points for the 4-1 Colonels.

Boys Soccer

MANCHESTER — Brattleboro fell to Burr and Burton 2-0 on Saturday.

“Brattleboro dominated the ball, possessing for at least 65 percent of the game. We really played well and controlled the ball like we want to, but we could not capitalize,” stated BUHS coach Ben Brewer.

Alex Lier, Sam Hall and Ryder Sullivan all had quality chances for the 4-2 Colonels.

In Westminster, Bellows Falls outscored Otter Valley 3-1. Jamison Nystrom tallied twice for the winners and Mack Ross also found the back of the net. Assists were credited to Jack Cravinho and Ross. Owen Edwards, Elliott Graham, Tylar Stanley and Elijah Ghia also played well for the Terriers.

On Friday, Leland & Gray topped Mill River 5-2. Riley Barton went off for four goals to lead the winners. Matt Emerson also scored. Dylan Greenwood had a great game on defense for the Rebels, who improved to 2-1-1.

Shane Covey can be reached at or 802-254-2311 X163. On Twitter: @ShaneCovey.


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