Forkin voted athlete of the week


BRATTLEBORO — Brattleboro Union High School varsity field hockey player Natalya Forkin received 117 votes to earn Reformer Athlete of the Week honors for Sept. 30 to Oct. 6.

She was nominated after making 12 saves, with the highlight stop coming on a penalty stroke, to lead the Colonels to a 2-0 win over rival Mount Anthony Union.

"Goooooo Nat!!" wrote Daria Durling on her ballot.

Forkin's prize is a night of free Cosmic bowling for two at Brattleboro Bowl. She joins Maya Waryas (Bellows Falls field hockey), Gracie Frost (Brattleboro field hockey), Dylan Clark (Bellows Falls football) and Abbe Cravinho (Bellows Falls field hockey) as fall winners.

Bellows Falls cross-country runner Ian Wallace finished second with 104 votes. Hinsdale varsity girls soccer player Delaney Wilcox followed with 77 votes.

The nominees for the Oct. 7-13 Reformer Athlete of the Week are shown below. In order to vote, simply go to and "like" your choice.

Sydney Hescock

The Leland & Gray varsity girls soccer keeper assisted on a goal via an accurate punt and also made 13 saves for the shutout during a 4-0 win over Stratton.

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Jack Price

He kicked a 26-yard field goal with 2:21 remaining to give the Brattleboro varsity football team a 10-7 victory over rival MAU in the annual Elwell Trophy game.

Abby Dearborn

The sophomore placed 10th in 20:23 to help the Bellows Falls girls cross-country team prevail at the CVC Championship meet for the first time in Tim Eno's 25 years as coach. She also tallied twice when her school's field hockey team cruised to an 11-0 win over MAU.

Logan Boyd

He made five total saves when the undefeated Twin Valley varsity boys soccer team zipped Springfield and Green Mountain on consecutive days, giving him nine shutouts on the season.

Lexie Leclaire

The Hinsdale varsity girls soccer player scored in the first half, assisted by Kristen Davis, to lead the Lady Pacers to a 1-0 decision over Newport.


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