5 nominated for athlete of the week
BRATTLEBORO — The Bellows Falls varsity field hockey team, which has won three consecutive state championships, is on an impressive 42-game winning streak.
The Terriers are one of several unbeaten teams in the area, joining the Twin Valley boys and girls booters, the Leland & Gray boys soccer team, the Brattleboro stickers, and a couple of other squads in Westminster — the Purple Gang and the Bellows Falls girls cross-country team.
Three athlete of the week nominees are members of a team that is off to a perfect start. The other two have just been on fire in the early going.
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The Leland & Gray varsity girls soccer player scored her team's only goal during a 2-1 overtime loss to Thetford. She also found the back of the net twice when the Rebels downed Mill River 2-0.
The Bellows Falls freshman won the first varsity cross-country race of her career, finishing in 19:19 versus runners from Fall Mountain, Monadnock, Conant, Mascoma and Hinsdale. She prevailed again in her second high school event, leading the BF girls to another team title.
During a 10-0 victory over Windsor, the Twin Valley varsity boys soccer player exploded for four goals.
Hinsdale's keeper saved a penalty kick on her way to a shutout during a 6-0 rout of Farmington.
She tallied twice to lead the Brattleboro Union High School varsity field hockey team to a 3-2 decision over Springfield in the season opener.
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