Stowe Handles Wildcats

photo by Vanessa Fournier
Craftsbury junior Silas Hunt (No. 10) charges up Dustan Field during play against Danville October 14. At left is Alijah Andrews (No. 20) of the Bears. Danville won 3-1.

HARDWICK – Stowe continued to flex its muscles against their opposition last week, blanking the Hazen Union boys’ soccer team, dropping them to 4-6-1 on the season.

Woody Reichelt scored four times to lead the Raiders to a 5-0 road win over the Wildcats last Wednesday. Leo Jercinoic added a goal and Brock Roick made 4 stops on the day to earn the Stowe defense its eighth shutout of the season. Tyler Rivard made seven saves and Cody Trudeau had seven shots on goal in the loss. Stowe has outscored its opponents 62-7 on the season and remains the second seed in division III with a 10-2 record.

“It was a hard game against a very good Stowe team and my team went in knowing it was going to be a tough fight. The guys played hard as always, but couldn’t make enough connections to get one in the net. Tyler had another strong game in goal, but unfortunately we lost Eliot Rosendahl to a broken ankle after colliding with a Stowe player. He’ll be a strong defensive voice for us on the sidelines for our last few matches,” said head coach Allison Paradee.

Hazen welcomes Peoples Academy to town on Wednesday for Senior Night and will wrap up the regular season at Lyndon Institute on Saturday.

Pair of Hard Fought Losses for Lady Trojans

MARSHFIELD – A young Twinfield-Cabot girls’ soccer team showed promise last week in a pair of losses to Danville and Richford, falling to 1-8-1 on the season.

Lilli Clark recorded a hat trick to lead Danville to a 5-0 road win over the Lady Trojans last Wednesday. Lilah Hall added a goal and an assist and Kai-Li Huang chipped in with a goal of her own. Leah Clark posted nine saves to earn the Lady Bear defense their third shutout of the season. Ida Astick made 10 stops in the loss for Twinfield-Cabot. Danville improved to 6-6 on the season with the win. Twinfield-Cabot honored seniors Ginger Klarich, Aleacya Moshinskie, and KimLinh DeBona for their outstanding careers on the pitch.

Kyrielle Deuso scored the equalizer and the game winner for Richford as they squeaked past a determined Twinfield-Cabot team 2-1 on the road on Friday. Ginger Klarich gave the home team a 1-0 advantage 21 minutes in before Deuso made it a 1-1 match with five minutes left in the first half. Emma Fadden fed Deuso for the eventual game winner 10 minutes into the second half and Aubrey Fadden made six saves for Richford to make it stand up. Ida Astick played well again in the net for the Lady Trojans, making 15 stops in the loss. Richford improved to 8-4 on the season.

Twinfield-Cabot traveled to Missisquoi Valley on Tuesday and will wrap up the regular season at Hazen Union in a divisional match-up on Friday.

Chargers Looking for Offense

CRAFTSBURY – The Craftsbury Academy (CA) boys’ soccer team lost to a pair of divisional foes in Blue Mountain and Danville last week to fall to 2-9 on the season.

Blue Mountain avenged an earlier season loss to the Chargers with a 2-0 road win last Tuesday. The Bucks defeated Oxbow three days later for their second win of the season.

Caiden Hill scored twice to lead Danville to a hard-fought 3-1 road win over CA on Friday. Silas Hunt gave the Homecoming crowd something to cheer about early in the second half, putting the Chargers on top 1-0. Hill would find the equalizer and Andrew Joncas scored the eventual game winner with 60 seconds left in the first half. Denver Lindstrom made 10 saves for the Bears as they improved to 4-8 on the season. Dalton Gravel, Adrian Crytzer, Jacob Sulham, William Patnoe, and Calvin Cacciamani were honored on Senior Day.

“I was very proud of how everyone played both matches, especially against Danville. I thought we played our best match of the season on for Homecoming and Calvin had several great attempts on goal in both matches. Adrian stepped up on defense and we are looking forward to the last week of the regular season,” said head coach William Garske.

The Chargers traveled to Oxbow on Monday and will welcome Twinfield-Cabot to town on Wednesday, before wrapping up the regular season with a home match against Richford on Saturday.