Greene Blanks Two as Woodstock Peewees Sweep Road
Northfield, Vt. — With goaltender Henry Greene netting back-to-back shutouts, the Woodstock Youth Hockey Peewees recorded shutouts in two road games on Sunday, blanking Stowe, 4-0, and Northfield, 6-0.
At Stowe’s Jackson Arena, Greene provided the foundation for the win while Jeremy Sigl scored twice to power the offense. Charlie Plottner and Owen Coates also hit the net for the Wasps, and Kyle Hamilton and Gunnar Wood finished with assists.
Greene was at his shot-stopping best later Sunday in the Northfield shutout at Norwich University’s Kreitzberg Arena. Sigl led the attack again with a hat trick. Trevor White, Andrew Gubbins and Wood also scored, wth Silas Bohen posting an assist.
Hanover Peewees Split
Concord — The Hanover Peewee Greens rallied twice for a 4-3 win over the Concord Capitals at Everett Arena on Saturday, kicking off a weekend that included a 1-1 tie with the Plymouth Panthers on Sunday at Plymouth State University.
Augie Oberting started the comeback from a 2-0 deficit against the Capitals by intercepting a mid-ice pass and scoring on the ensuing breakaway. Jackson Stotland then tied the score unassisted. When Concord regained the lead, Jacob Derosier and Oberting struck in the third period to give the Wild the win.
Sunday’s wide-open affair featured dogged forechecking from Hanover’s Quinn Murnaghan, Brendan Brigham and Derosier, but Plymouth dented the net first. Rowan Wilson tied the game midway through the third period, and goalie Henry Bernard stopped four breakaways among his 14 saves to give the Wild a share of the points.
Woodstock Bantams Topple Lyndon
Woodstock — Ethan Winberry came up large in the goal and Garrett Wood provided a pair of goals as the Woodstock Bantams grabbed a key 5-1 win over Lyndon on Saturday at Union Arena.
Brady Clark, Joe Warhold and Peter Warhold accounted for the Wasps’ other goals.
Woodstock, which dropped a 5-2 decision to Burlington at home on Sunday, is back in action this weekend against Milton and Twin Valley.
Wild Squirts Split
Keene, n.h. — The Hanover Squirt Greens opened a one-win, one-loss weekend by travelling down to Cheshire Ice Arena on Saturday for a 6-4 Granite State League win over the Keene Cobras.
Spencer Lawe paced the Wild with a hat trick against Keene. Lachlan Simmers struck for two goals, Jordan Larson also scored and Macsen Elkouh, Augie Oberting and Jack Gardner all contributed two assists. Kaleb Maccioli won in the net with four saves.
Jake Kriplin stopped eight shots on Sunday in the Wild’s 2-1 loss to the New Hampshire Junior Monarchs at Tri-Town Arena in Hooksett. Connor Pollard converted a Bridger Close pass for Hanover’s lone goal.
WYH U12s Blank Hanover
West Lebanon — The Woodstock U12s traveled across the river to earn a 2-0 win over the Hanover U10s in nonleague girls hockey on Sunday at Campion Rink.
Goaltender Bridgit Black backstopped the win with her play in the net. Hannah Coates opened the scoringn for the Wasps on a pass from Eliza Dodson, and Samantha Yates added the icing on the cake with an unassisted goal.
The Wasps stayed in house on Saturday for a 3-3 tie against Woodstock’s Squirt Greens. Elizabeth Peck, Dodson and Rose Donaldson netted goals for the girls.
Squirt Greens 1-1-1
Woodstock — After dropping a 2-1 nailbiter loss to Lyndon on Saturday, the Woodstock Squirt Greens bounced back for a 4-0 blanking of Northfield on Sunday.
Ben Plottner was solid in net in both games for Woodstock, earning the shutout against the North Stars. Nicholas Lee, Charles Greene, Camden White and Sophia Yates provided the goals.
Greene netted the lone goal in the Lyndon Loss. The Squirts also picked up two Henry Trimpi goals and one from Evan Kurash in the 3-3 in-house tie with the Woodstock U12 girls.
Hanover Mites Sweep
West Lebanon — The Hanover Mite Blacks poured in the goals in bunches last weekend in a pair of Campion Rink wins.
On Saturday, Jack Stadheim and Max Cary both recorded hat tricks in a 9-3 win over Dover. Miles Oberting had two goals, Zach Miles netting one and Jack Wilkinson adding an assist. Corwith Simmers, John Murphy, Adam Murnaghan and Miles united to provided an umbrella of defensive support for goalie Mica McGinley-Smith.
The Wild returned on Sunday for an in-house date with the Hanover U10 girls, winning 5-2 with three third-period goals. Simmers scored one of the deciding markers and assisted on Murphy and Miles goals. Oberting and Miles also scored for the Mites, with Kate French and Lucie Turcott scoring for the U10s.
Squirt Whites Strong in Defeat
Woodstock — The Woodstock Squirt Whites dropped two tight games last weekend, falling to Lyndon, 5-4, and CVSA, 4-2.
The latter contest served as one of the Wasps’ best games of the season. Noah Wilson and Ethan Mello split time in the goal, and Cody Trotin and Caleb Morse supplied the goals.
Morse had a pair of goals in the Lyndon loss. Chloe McKaig scored her first goal of the winter, getting help from Camden White on the play.
On the Mat
NLG Dominates Home Meet
Wilder — Members of Northern Lights Gymnastics combined for 13 all-around wins at the club’s Groovin Classic meet on Jan. 12.
The list of overall winners, with name, hometown, competition level and all-around score:
∎ Kendall Taylor, Woo dstock, level 3 (age 9): 35.975 points.
∎ Samantha Simmons, Etna, level 4 (ages 6-8): 36.175.
∎ Natalie Chapman, Hanover, level 5 (age 11): 34.900.
∎ Ella Dulac, Lebanon, level 5 (age 12): 35.800.
∎ Abby Vanderpot, Wilder, level 5 (ages 7-10): 32.625.
∎ Amelia Wallis, Norwich, level 6 (ages 11-12): 35.200.
∎ Makenzie Corbin, West Lebanon, level 6 (ages 13-14): 34.925.
∎ Sierra Keat, Grantham, level 7 (ages 15 and over): 33.500.
∎ Shaylee McBride, Norwich, level 7 (ages 13-14): 34.325.
∎ Shira Hoffer, Hanover, level 8 (age 12): 35.050.
∎ Annalee Wilson, Lyme, level 8 (ages 15 and older): 33.900.
∎ Emma Prime, White River Junction, level XCEL P (ages 15-18): 33.500.
∎ Emma Libbey, White River Junction, level XCEL S (ages 13-14) 34.225.
Northern Lights gymnasts combined to post more than 60 wins in the four individual disciplines (vault, bars, beam, floor).
NLG Competes At Boston Classic
Norwood, Mass. — Norwich’s Amelia Wallis provided the best individual event score among more than a dozen Northern Lights Gymnastics competitors who took part in last weekend’s Boston Classic Invitational at Norwood High School.
Competing among level 6 juniors, Wallis took third in the vault with a score of 9.25 points for NLG’s only top-three indivudual result. Wallis also took fifth in the floor exercise with 9.175 points.
Several other NLG athletes earned top-five individual scores. West Lebanon’s Makenzie Corbin (level 6 senior floor), Norwich’s Molly Coates (level 7 junior vault) and Hanover’s Destiny Donahue (level 8 senior beam) all finished fourth in one discipline. Lyme’s Annalee Wilson (level 8 senior bars and floor) took fifth place in two events, and two teammates — Norwich’s Shaylee McBride (level 7 junior bars) and Hanover’s Shira Hoffer (level 8 child beam) — posted one fifth-place result apiece.
On the Run
Red Zone 5K On Super Sunday
Wilder — The Hartford Parks and Recreation Department will hold its inaugural Red Zone 5K run and walk on Feb. 2 at the Dothan Brook School.
Participants in this family-friendly race are encouraged to dress up in football gear in recognition of the Super Bowl scheduled for later in the day. The race, which starts at 10 a.m., begins and ends at DBS, covering the Wilder Pedestrian Trail and returning along the town’s back roads.
Advance registration is available online at runreg.com/redzone5K. Day-of-race registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Prizes will be awarded for the best football attire as well as top times in various age groups. The cost to race is $15 in advance and $20 on the day of the event, with proceeds going toward department scholarship programs.
For more information, contact Hartford Parks and Rec at 802-295-5036.
On the Tee
Winter Golf Tourney Set
Canaan — As if to demonstrate that golf isn’t only for the warm weather, the Friends of Canaan Village will hold the David O. Cushman winter golf tournament on Feb. 8 at Williams Field.
Come armed with a sense of humor and one club; organizers will provided tennis balls and a free putting range for the tournament. Free hot chocolate, donuts and pizza will also be available, while the cost to play in the tournament is $5. Prizes will be awarded, including the Babcock Trophy to the winning golfer. Tee time is 12 noon.
Contact Robin Parker for more information on the tournament at 603-523-4352 or email@example.com.
With Rod and Reel
Youth Fishing Derby Set for Saturday
Quechee — The Hartford Parks and Recreation Department is on the lookout for young anglers (and their parents) to join in the 13th Youth Ice Fishing Derby scheduled for Saturday at Dewey’s Pond.
Children will be placed in age-appropriate categories based on the number of registrants. From there, awards will be given for the longest fish, shortest fish and greatest total length of all fish caught. Food, refreshments, fishing holes and a limited amount of bait and equipment will be available. Should weather intervene, the derby will be held on Feb. 1.
The cost to join in is $3; pre-registration is encouraged, although same-day registration will be available. For more information, call Hartford Parks and Rec at 802-295-5036.
On the Ice
‘Pond Hockey’ Tourney Seeking Teams
Sharon — The Sharon Rink Committee is seeking 16 teams to take part in its inaugural pond hockey tournament, which will take place on the town’s outdoor ice rink behind Sharon Elementary School on Saturday.
The tournament will feature four-on-four competition (two substitutes allowed), with at least two children on the roster. The goal is to encourage players of all abilities to participate in a family-friendly atmosphere.
The cost to join is $30 per team, with the field filling on a first-come, first-serve basis. A prize is also planned for the team with the best uniform or costume. Proceeds from the tournament will go toward maintenance of the outdoor rink.
For more information, contact Steve at 802-763-8014 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the Outdoors
Ice Sports U. At Lake Morey
Fairlee — The Lake Morey Resort will open a portion of the adjoining lake for its first Ice Sports University day on Jan. 25.
In the spirit of the upcoming Olympics, participants will learn the basics of sports such as curling, Nordic skating, pond hockey, ice fishing and snowshoeing, with instructors offering complimentary one-hour lessons at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. for those interested. The day ends with friendly competition from 3-4 p.m.
Day passes are $25 for adults and $10 for children. All equipment, except helmets, will be provided, and hot chocolate and the resort’s amenities will be available to all. Overnight packages are also available. For more information or to register, visit www.lakemoreyresort.com or call 1-800-423-1211.