Stowe at Montpelier
Postponed due to thunderstorms, rescheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 2, after press time.
Stowe 1, Green Mountain Valley School 0
Stowe’s Ella Murphy scored the only goal of the game as the Raiders bounced back from a loss to rival Harwood with a win over another Mad River Valley school.
The goal was Murphy’s first varsity score, coming 15 minutes into the second half.
Green Mountain Valley goalie Cassandra Cormier, under fire all day, kept her team in the game with 14 saves. Stowe goalie Anika Wagner made four stops.
Stowe improved to 5-2 and was in first place in Division 3 at press time. GMVS dropped to 1-3.
Harwood 4, Stowe 2
Four players scored for Harwood as the Highlanders snapped a two-game losing skid with a road win over rival Stowe.
Tela Haskell, Tanum Nelson, Rubi Murphy and Louisa Thomsen scored the goals for Harwood, and Amaya Rogers made six saves in net.
Wren Murphy and Cait Gianni scored one goal apiece for Stowe.
Lyndon 1, Stowe 0 (OT)
Host Lyndon scored the game winner in extra time as Stowe lost its second 1-0 overtime contest of the year.
Lyndon improved to 5-3-1; Stowe is now 6-2.
Both of the Raiders’ losses have come on the road at the hands of other Division 3 contenders.
Stowe 4, Harwood 0
Stowe completed a season sweep of Harwood with another shutout win.
Stella Frame led the Stowe offense with two scores and Natalie Doehla and Abbie Rice each scored once, with Rice and Abbie Fountain chipping in assists.
Stowe goalie Andrea Jackman made two saves; Harwood goalie Kaylee Cameron had eight.
Stowe is now 6-1, Harwood 2-6.
Stowe 4, Green Mountain Valley School 0
Four different players scored for Stowe as the Raiders ran over host Green Mountain Valley School.
Rai Bleda-Vilalta paced the Stowe offense with a goal and an assist. Adrian Bryan, Tristan Love and Nick Mitchell also scored.
Stowe goalie Isaiah Schaefer-Geiger stopped six shots to preserve the clean sheet; Green Mountain’s Ryan Turnbull made 11 saves.
Stowe is now 8-0 and in first place in Division 2; the Raiders are also the last remaining unbeaten team in the division in their first season playing in D-2.
Green Mountain Valley School is 0-3.
Stowe wins at Northfield
The Stowe boys team wrapped up its regular season with a win at a tournament played at Northfield Country Club.
Stowe won the event with a 170, Harwood was second with a 227 and Peoples Academy third with a 239. Host Northfield didn’t have enough golfers to qualify for the team event.
Stowe’s sole girl golfer, Lexi James, earned medalist honors with a round of 48.
Stowe’s Chace Newhouse was medalist for the boys with a 38; his teammate Max Gentle shot a 39, Bo Graves a 44 and Jesse Brown a 49.
Harwood was led by Liam Guyette’s 51 and Jon O’Brien’s 53. Jake Green shot a 59 and Zach Wing a 64.
Peoples was led by Andrew McDermott’s 56. His teammate Jason Wang shot a 59, and Noble Beerworth and Derrick Cookson each shot 62.
Northfield’s DJ Baroffio shot a 45.
Northfield also won the team event for the girls with a score of 104, led by Paige Moorby’s 51 and 53s from both Faith Hoagland and Taylor Baroffio. Peoples was second with a 120; Mie Baek-Jensen shot a 55 and Tiffany Parker a 65 for the Wolves. Harwood’s Maddie Cheney shot a 56.
The Stowe boys 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.
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.