Northfield-Williamstown 3, Lamoille 2
Three players scored for host Northfield-Williamstown as it handed the Lamoille girls soccer team its first loss of the year.
Becca Dupere, Vanessa Choquette and Christina Thivierge all scored for Northfield-Williamstown.
Freshman Barrett Freeman scored the first goal of her varsity career for Lamoille and star striker Lily Loomis also scored for the Lancers.
Lamoille goalie Grae Verner made four saves, while Northfield-Williamstown’s Ciera Sweet stopped five shots.
Lamoille is now 5-1-1, Northfield-Williamstown is 2-5-1.
Harwood at Lamoille
Postponed due to thunderstorms before halftime.
Peoples Academy at North Country
Rescheduled for Saturday, Oct. 12.
Thetford 3, Peoples Academy 1
Thetford scored twice after halftime to break up a 1-1 tie and get the road win over Peoples in a matchup of two of the top teams in Division 3.
Marketa Pittinaro scored midway through the first half to tie the game up for Peoples. Goalie Josie Simone stopped 10 shots, including one penalty kick.
“She had an outstanding game,” PA coach Jim Eisenhardt said about Simone. “She really kept us in the match. They had a ton of corner kicks, and she really battled through them.”
Thetford is now 6-2-1 and in second in D-3; Peoples is 6-2 and in third.
Lamoille 4, Lyndon 1
Lamoille’s Lily Loomis struck for two goals and two assists to power the host Lancers to the win, and the season sweep, of Lyndon.
Loomis wasn’t the only productive Lancer on the day; her sister Phoebe Loomis also scored a pair of goals and Heidi Tinker served up two assists.
Lamoille girls second, boys third
The Lamoille girls finished second as a team and the boys were third at a tournament hosted by Lake Region at Orleans Country Club.
Led by Cara Edgley’s 66, the Lamoille girls shot a 135 to finish second; Edgely’s teammates, Lindsey Bullard and Carly Hitchcock, each shot a 69.
Lake Region won the girls event with a team score of 95 and Enosburg was third with a 137. Lake Region’s Tia Martinez earned medalist honors with a 46.
Lake Region won the boys team event with a 175, Enosburg was second with a 232 and Lamoille third with a 247.
The Lancers’ top golfer was Nolin Wuestenberg, who shot a 53. Hayden Peters shot 63, Noah Burnham 64 and Hayden Cheever 67.
Lake Region’s Jackson King earned medalist honors with a 37, Parker Perron shot 43, Braydon Leach 46 and Connor Lanou 49.
Enosburg was led by Ryan Bryce’s 55; independent golfer Tovan Vitoles of Rivendell shot a 62.
Peoples Academy third at Northfield
Peoples Academy finished third at a tournament played at Northfield Country Club.
Stowe won the event with a 170, Harwood was second with a 227 and Peoples third with a 239. Host Northfield didn’t have enough golfers to qualify for the team event.
The PA girls finished second at the event, with a team score of 120. Northfield won with a 104.
Peoples was led by Andrew McDermott’s 56; Jason Wang shot a 59 and Noble Beerworth and Derrick Cookson each shot 62.
Harwood was led by Liam Guyette’s 51 and Jon O’Brien’s 53. Jake Green shot a 59 and Zach Wing a 64.
Stowe’s Chace Newhouse was medalist with a low round of 38; his teammate Max Gentle shot a 39, Bo Graves a 44 and Jesse Brown a 49.
Northfield’s DJ Baroffio shot a 45.
For the girls, Stowe’s Lexi James earned medalist honors with a 48. Northfield’s Paige Moorby shot a 51 and two of her teammates, Faith Hoagland and Taylor Baroffio, each shot 53.
Mie Baek-Jensen shot a 55 to lead Peoples and Tiffany Parker shot a 65. Harwood’s Maddie Cheney shot a 56.
All high school boys teams were scheduled to compete at the state-championship qualifying tournament on Wednesday, Oct. 2, after press time, at Vermont National Country Club in South Burlington.
Northfield-Williamstown 1, Lamoille 0
Caiden Crawford-Stempel scored the game winner for Northfield-Williamstown just before the half as the home team outlasted Lamoille.
Crawford-Stempel scored on Justin Wright’s assist. Northfield-Williamstown goalie Jacob Tassie and Lamoille keeper Teddy Levin each made five saves.
Northfield-Williamstown is now 2-6, Lamoille is 1-6-1.
Fairfax-Lamoille 22, Springfield 16
Up 16-8 at the break, Fairfax-Lamoille swapped touchdowns with host Springfield in the second half to get the road win over another Division 3 contender.
Noah Brock led the Fairfax-Lamoille offense with 142 rushing yards and all three touchdowns the team scored, tacking on two 2-point conversions. Ty Garon and quarterback Cam Meunier each had an interception on defense for the Bullets. Garon’s pick came with a minute to play to seal the win.
The game was a showdown between the last two unbeaten teams in Division 3. Fairfax-Lamoille is now 5-0 and alone atop the D-3 standings; Springfield is 4-1.