16 area players make First Team
BRATTLEBORO — After guiding the Leland & Gray varsity girls soccer team to a 14-3 record and a trip to the Division 3 semifinals, Lucas Bates was named the Southern Vermont League C Division Coach of the Year.
Sixteen area players earned First Team honors, while 10 others were named to a Second Team.
Division A Boys 1st Team: Brattleboro — Gus Williams, Luke Williams, Alex Lier. Burr and Burton — Jayden Bloom, Will Fox, River De Felice, Luke Lehman, Liam Day, coach Peter Mull. Rutland — Tanner Merrill, Sean Olsen, Joe LaFarge. Mount Anthony Union — Jordan Gardner.
Division C Boys 1st Team: Twin Valley — Jack McHale, Izaak Park, Eric Bolognani, Owen Grinold. Leland & Gray — Riley Barton, Matt Emerson. Green Mountain — Everett Mosher, James Anderson, Jack Boyle, Sawyer Pippin, coach Cole Wilhelm. Springfield — Jared Pugh, Lucas Pugh. White Rivery Valley — Paul Metzer, George Carr, Wyatt Slater, Carder Stratton. Windsor — Dylan Hodgdon, Eli Milligan. Arlington — Kolby Wilkins, Matthew Ritchie.
Division A Girls 1st Team: Brattleboro — Venus Fu. Mount Anthony Union — Jordan Mattison, Emma Salem, Allie Bullett, Antonia Pellon, coach Mark Boudreau. Burr and Burton — Carol Herbert, Rebecca Montaufray, Aryn Iannuzzi, Grace Pinkus. Rutland — Camryn Kinsman, Logan Kinsman, Caitlin Pelkey.
Division C Girls 1st Team: Leland & Gray — Sydney Hescock, Ellie Longo, Bay Holmes, Arin Bates, coach Lucas Bates. Windsor — Olivia Rockwood, Evelyn Page, Elliot Rupp. Green Mountain — Madison Wilson, Kimberly Cummings. Rivendell — Mikayla Stever, Moria Haehnel. White River Valley — Toni Turner, Grace LaFromboise, Sarah Howe.
Division D Girls 1st Team: Twin Valley — Sadie Boyd, Tiffany Speigel. Arlington — Schuylas Nolan, Amiah Olson, Lila Ward, Haley Mattison, Lilith Fuchs, coach Aaron Wood. Black River — Riley Paul. Long Trail — Audra Marcus, Kathryn Dugan, Molly Sanderson. West Rutland — Madison Guay, Jenee McGee, Kiera Pipeling, Serena Coombs, Kiana Grabowski. Proctor — Hope Kelley, Allie Almond, Maddie Flanders. Sharon — Sophia Di Guiseppe.
Area Second Teamers — Liam Towle (Leland & Gray), Quinn Kelloway (Leland & Gray), Colin McHale (Twin Valley), Casey Sibilia (Twin Valley), Birgess Schemm (Bellows Falls), Izzy Stack (Bellows Falls), Layla Maiocco (Bellows Falls), Abby Towle (Leland & Gray), Izzy Ameden (Leland & Gray), Hannah Landers (Leland & Gray).
TALK TO US
If you'd like to leave a comment (or a tip or a question) about this story with the editors, please email us. We also welcome letters to the editor for publication; you can do that by filling out our letters form and submitting it to the newsroom.