Woodstock Takes Opener

St. Johnsbury, Vt. — Woodstock Union High’s boys hockey team exploded for five third-period goals to rally past St. Johnsbury, 6-4, in the season opener for both teams on Wednesday night.

Will Gault scored twice for the Wasps, while teammates Nick Donaldson, Luc Issa, Daniel Robinson and Levi Vigh also scored.

Connor McCarthy has two assists for Woodstock, and Donaldson and Conor Joyce had one apiece. Anton Gulko scored twice for St. Johnsbury.

Brady Stewart made 22 saves for St. Johnsbury, which hosts Mount Mansfield on Saturday.

KUA 4 Williston N’Hampton 4 (ot)

Easthampton, Mass. — Williston Northampton scored four third-period goals to take a 4-3 lead before Kimball Union (1-0-1) scored to salvage a tie.

A.J. Greer had two goals and an assist for the Wildcats, Jack McCarthy and Eric Megina also scored for the Wildcats.

Up next is New Hampton on Friday, followed by Vermont Academy on Saturday.

H.S. Girls Hockey

Hartford 9, Union-32 0

White River Junction — Meghan Boardman had two goals and three assists as Hartford rolled in its season opener.

Courtney Murray had two goals and an assist for the Hurricanes, while Caroline Miller, Amanda Nelson and Morgan Morrill each had a goal and an assist. Jenna Yee and Devanne DeFelice also scored, and Morgan Steadman and Christine Miller each had an assist.

Erin Hudson had seven saves in goal for Hartford, which visits Mount Mansfield on Saturday.

Rice AAA 1, KUA 0

Meriden — A first-period power-play goal lifted Rice AAA past Kimball Union.

Amelie Poirier and Halle Murray split time in goal for KUA, which hosts Northfield Mount Hermon next Wednesday.

H.S. Boys Hoop

KUA 64, Master’s 62 (ot)

Meriden — North Carolina State-bound Malik Abu had 18 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks as Kimball Union Academy defeated Master’s School in its season opener.

Duby Maduegbunam added 14 points and six rebounds for the Wildcats.

KUA travels to New Hampton on Friday.

Women’s College Soccer

Chargers Honored

New London — Colby-Sawyer senior Adrienne Bender and sophomore Tallon Tomasi were named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Division III All-New England team.

Bender was named to the first team after leading the Chargers with 29 points (12 goals, five assists). Earlier this season, Bender earned her third straight nod to the North Atlantic Conference first team.

Tomasi was named to the third team. She anchored a defense that was tied for fourth in the nation with 17 shutouts. The Chargers surrendered one goal during conference play. In addition to her defensive prowess, Tomasi added six goals and an assist to give her the fifth-most points (13) on the team. Tomasi also was named to the All-NAC first team.

Colby-Sawyer recorded its most successful season in school history with 19 wins and the program’s first conference championship.

Men’s College Hoop

VTC 64, Holyoke CC 45

Holyoke, Mass. — Jamal Hughes and Nick Ryan scored 20 points apiece as Vermont Tech (3-5) defeated Holyoke Community College on Tuesday.

Andrew Scott added 19 points for the Green Knights, who host Berkeley (N.Y.) College on Saturday,