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DORSET — Emma O’Brien placed second in Tuesday’s girls varsity cross-country race with a time of 24:13 to pace Leland & Gray.

“Her racing tactics and prowess on the long hills really separated her from the pack,” explained Leland & Gray coach Bill Hespe.

Nick Petronic placed sixth in 22:45 and Peter Broussard 10th in 23:59 to lead the Leland & Gray boys. In the middle school boys race, Josh Frost finished in 16:35 for the Townshend team.

Field Hockey

BRATTLEBORO — Burr and Burton nipped Brattleboro 1-0 on Wednesday at Sawyer Field.

“Brattleboro never gave up hope to even the score or even come ahead and win. The outcome was not what we had wanted, but it was one of the best games these girls have played this year. I am so proud of the all around team effort that they showed,” said BUHS coach Erin Cooke.

Early in the third quarter, Serena Harris put away a pass from Kaelin Downey to get the Bulldogs on the board. Mac Thuermer earned the shutout.

Brittney Wright made 17 saves for the Colonels, who will host Windsor on Friday at 4 p.m. on Sawyer Field.

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Boys Soccer

WESTMINSTER — Bellows Falls fell to Rivendell Academy 2-0 on Tuesday.

“Our change to a formation that gave us a stronger defensive mindset allowed us a much needed improvement for this match,” said BF coach Scott Hansen. “Our focus on maintaining more possession through our play style allowed us to give them problems offensively.”

Center backs Caleb Ghia and Ben Perry were the standouts for the Terriers.

Fall Clinic

COLCHESTER — The Vermont Basketball Coaches’ Association will hold its annual fall clinic on Oct. 31 at the Ross Sports Pavilion at St. Michael’s College. Vermont high school coaches will be presenting information on various topics during the daylong clinic which includes breakfast and lunch. On Oct. 30, coaches can attend the UVM versus St. Mike’s men’s basketball game at Patrick Gymnasium. The Windjammer/Best Western will have a special coaches’ rate for those wishing to stay overnight.

If you have any questions, contact Dave Fredrickson at 802-442-8075.