Fast start

Runners from Peoples Academy, Lamoille Union High School and Stowe High School start fast in a cross-country meet Tuesday. Race results were not available by press time.

Girls soccer

Lamoille 2, Lake Region 0

Sept. 17

Lily Loomis scored both goals to power Lamoille to a road win.

Loomis scored once in each half; assists were credited to Haven Hickman and Cheyenne Ingalls.

Lamoille goalie Grae Verner stopped six shots to help the Lancers improve to 4-0; Lake Region is 1-3.

Peoples Academy 1, Northfield-Williamstown 0

Sept. 17

After a scoreless first half, PA freshman Shelby Wells scored the game’s only goal in a close match with the visiting cooperative team from Northfield-Williamstown.

Wells scored 17 minutes into the half on an assist from classmate Anna Isselhardt. Another freshman, goalie Josie Simone, made four saves.

Peoples is now 5-0, Northfield-Williamstown is 1-3-1.

Peoples 3, Lyndon 0

Sept. 14

Peoples scored three goals after halftime to post a win at Lyndon.

“Lyndon’s goalie is really outstanding; we couldn’t solve her in the first half,” PA coach Jim Eisenhardt said.

Shelby Wells got Peoples on the scoreboard 10 minutes into the second half, scoring on Amy Yando’s assist. Yando scored later to make it 2-0, and Brianna Reeve scored her first varsity goal with 10 minutes left.

Paige Pierce served up two assists and PA goalie Josie Simone had four saves.

Lyndon’s Jenna Malone stopped 15 shots to keep her team in the game.

“She made some outstanding saves. She’s one of the better keepers in the state,” Eisenhardt said.

Lamoille 7, Lyndon 1

Sept. 11

Lamoille thumped Lyndon on the road to stay undefeated on the season.

Lily Loomis led the Lancer offense with three goals and Phoebe Loomis had two.

Lamoille goalie Grae Verner made two saves.

Peoples 4, BFA Fairfax 2

Sept. 11

Four players scored for Peoples as the Wolves doubled up BFA Fairfax in a road win.

Hannah Cleary scored on Amy Yando’s assist a minute into the game, Yando then scored herself, and assisted on Anna Isselhardt’s goal just before the half as Peoples went up 3-1.

Fairfax narrowed the lead to a single goal by scoring early in the second half, but Paige Pierce scored for Peoples soon after to provide the final margin.

PA goalie Josie Simone made five saves.


Lamoille third at Ryder Brook

Sept. 16

The Lamoille boys finished third at a match they hosted at Ryder Brook Golf Club.

Lamoille shot a 245 as a team; U-32 won with a 208 and Northfield was second with 214.

Hayden Peters had the low score for the Lancers, a 53; Nolin Wuestenberg shot 61, Noah Burnham a 64 and Hayden Cheever 67.

U-32’s Riley Richards had the day’s best round, a 43; Northfield’s DJ Barroffio and Adam Gerdes tied for second-best with 47s.

Northfield won the girls team event with a score of 105, and Taylor Barroffio’s 51 was the day’s best round, earning her medalist honors. Lamoille’s sole girl golfer, Cara Edgley, shot a 71.

PA girls win at Copley, Boys third

Sept. 16

Led by Mie Baek-Jensen, the Peoples Academy girls team took first place at a match it hosted at Copley Country Club.

Baek-Jensen had the day’s best round, a 52, her teammate Tiffany Rayne-Parker shot a 70 for a team score of 122. Enosburg was second at 130.

The PA boys finished third with a team score of 235. Lyndon won with 189 and Enosburg was second with 192.

Andrew McDermott shot a team-low 55 for Peoples; Noble Beerworth shot 57, Hayden Tibbits 61 and Jason Wang 62.

Lyndon’s Shea McCaffrey earned medalist honors for the boys with a 44.

Lamoille at North Country Invitational

Sept. 12

Three Lancers competed at the 18-hole North Country Invitational.

The annual tournament, which draws squads from the biggest schools in the state, is one of only a few 18-hole events teams play before the state qualifier and championship tourneys.

Lamoille was led by Nolan Wuestenberg’s 121; Noah Burnham shot a 129 and Hayden Peters a 137.

Lake Region had the low team score of the day for the non-Division 1 schools with a 348, Stowe was second at 366 and Harwood third at 389.

Division 1 power Champlain Valley Union had the top team score of the day, 316; Michael Walsh of Rice and Jackson King of Lake Region tied for medalist honors with rounds of 70.


Peoples at Randolph

Sept. 14

Runners from Peoples Academy were in Randolph on Saturday, competing in the eighth annual Randolph Invitational on the Vermont Technical College campus.

The event draws schools big and small from across Vermont and New Hampshire; there were 140 harriers in the girls event and 174 in the boys race.

Overall, the PA boys placed seventh out of 14 teams and the girls were 10th. Here’s a look at how the PA runners finished individually.


13th, Ben Craig

18th, Eli Smith

57th, Cameron Dunham-Frechette

63th, Griffin Myers

149th, Tristin Williams

152nd, David Rodriguez


38th, Alsacia Timmerman

64th, Adele Valcour

70th, Alyson Black

122nd, Riley Bouchard

123rd, Grace Darrow

Four Wolves top 10 at Danville

Sept. 11

Four Peoples Academy runners — two boys and two girls — placed in the top 10 at the Danville Invitational.

Alsacia Timmerman had the top finish for the Wolves, coming in fifth in the girls race in 25:45, and teammate Adele Valcour was ninth in 28:18.

Eli Smith ran a 20:20 to finish sixth for the PA boys and Bobby Jones was ninth in 21:07.

Alyson Black (16th) and Riley Bouchard (25th) also ran for the PA girls while Cameron Dunham-Frechette (14th), Griffin Myers (16th) and Tristin Williams (35th) were the other scoring members of the boys team. The boys squad finished second at the event with 58 points; St. Johnsbury won with 23 points.

Boys soccer

Peoples 3, BFA Fairfax 1

Sept. 16

Peoples snapped a two-game losing skid with a win at BFA Fairfax.

The Wolves started fast, and Ollie Nigro scored on Nathan Nolan’s assist six minutes into the game. Fairfax tied it up on an own-goal by Peoples midway through the second half, but PA’s Tony White broke through the defense and broke the tie minutes later. Norris Duff assisted on Nigro’s second goal with two minutes to play, slamming the door on a Fairfax comeback.

PA keeper Dylan Haskins made eight saves; Fairfax goalie Robert Dearborn had 13 stops.

Peoples is now 2-2, BFA Fairfax 2-4.

Stowe 2, Lamoille 0

Sept. 13

Stowe scored twice in the final two minutes of regulation to leave Hyde Park with a win.

Stowe’s Alex Reichelt scored with two minutes left to break the scoreless tie. Lamoille began pressing for the equalizer as the clock ran down, and in a Stowe counterattack, Rai Bleda-Vilalta found Nick Mitchell, who scored the insurance goal 30 seconds after Reichelt’s score.

“We pushed everyone forward to try to win a deep ball on the kickoff,” Lamoille coach Aaron McGee said, and Stowe took advantage on the counterattack.

Lamoille keeper Teddy Levin had five saves; Stowe’s Isaiah Schaefer-Geiger made one stop.

Lamoille is now 1-2-1, Stowe 4-0.

Lyndon 1, Peoples Academy 0

Sept. 13

Nicolas Alonso-Froeling scored the only goal as host Lyndon outlasted Peoples Academy in a defensive battle.

PA keeper Dylan Haskins made seven saves; Lyndon’s Sage Gosselin made 13 stops to preserve the shutout.


Fairfax-Lamoille 44, Milton 8

Sept. 14

The cooperative team from Fairfax-Lamoille scored four touchdowns in the first quarter to put visiting Milton away early and improve to 3-0.

Ty Garon, a Stowe student playing for Fairfax-Lamoille, rushed for 143 yards and a touchdown. Jaxon Schaarschmidt had 111 rushing yards and another score, quarterback Cam Meunier ran for 70 yards and two touchdowns and threw for another, and Caden Getty and Shaun Gibson each had one touchdown.

Milton’s touchdown came on a Kayden Bure pass to Colin Mathis.

Milton, a Division 2 squad, dropped to 0-3.

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