Clark voted Reformer Athlete of the Week
The senior running back carried the ball 22 times for 114 yards and two touchdowns when the No. 4 Bellows Falls varsity football team upset top-seeded Burr and Burton 22-16 in a Division 2 semifinal.
"Shane is a true athlete. He carries himself with humility, poise and determination. He has grown into a wonderful young man, and will continue to go far," noted Daretye Cree Fontaine on their voting ballot.
Clark joins BF's Halle Dickerson, Logan Cota, Abbe Cravinho and Sophia Hyslop; Brattleboro's Kharisma Boyd, Brenden Gilbeau and Tyler Millerick; and Hinsdale's Delaney Wilcox as fall 2017 winners. His prize is two free games of bowling at Brattleboro Bowl, which has a total of 20 lanes and opens at 1 p.m. every day.
The nominees for the Reformer Team of the Fall are shown below. Readers are encouraged to vote by "liking" their choice on the www.facebook.com/ReformerSports page.
Brattleboro field hockey
The Colonels zipped Springfield 2-0 in a first-round playoff game, behind tallies from Kharisma Boyd and Kayla Leonard-Houle. They then lost to No. 2 Spaulding 3-2 in a quarterfinal to finish with a 5-11 mark.
Twin Valley boys soccer
Josh Carpenter-O'Hearn made seven saves when the Wildcats fell to powerhouse Stowe 1-0 in a Division 3 semifinal. Twin Valley wound up with a 15-2 record.
Bellows Falls stickers
The Terriers trumped Spaulding 6-0 in the Division 2 state championship game at UVM to complete a perfect season. Molly Kelly and Abbe Cravinho each tallied twice to lead the attack in the finale.
The Bellows Falls varsity football team upset top-seeded Burr and Burton in a semifinal before losing to Fair Haven 46-20 in Saturday's D-2 title tilt. An interception by Ryan Kelly and a touchdown-saving tackle from Logan Cota were a couple of BF's defensive highlights in the championship game.
Leland & Gray boys soccer
Patrick McDonald converted on a penalty kick during the Rebels' 2-1 loss to Peoples Academy in a Division 3 quarterfinal. Leland & Gray ended up with a 10-5-1 record.
Hinsdale girls cross country
The Lady Pacers won their conference championship meet for the first time in program history. Maggie St. John placed second overall in 20:39 to lead the way, while Rachael Girroir (9th), Megan Roberts (15th), Juliana Yialiades (17th), Kailyn Fleury (22nd) and Allie Yialiades (31st) also contributed.
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