Local roundup: Hanover football rallies past Stevens

  • Seamus Murphy

Staff Reports
Published: 10/2/2020 11:01:47 PM
Modified: 10/2/2020 11:01:35 PM

CLAREMONT — Trailing by seven at the half, the visiting Hanover High boys football team scored 26 unanswered second-half points to defeat Stevens, 32-13, on Friday night at Barnes Park. 

Seamus Murphy and Ben Williams each rushed for a pair of touchdowns as the Marauders’ rushing attack racked up more than 300 yards. Quarterback Colin Pierce added a 1-yard plunge for a score, too. 

Tight end Will Cahoon had two catches for 69 yards in the victory. A senior, he joined Hanover (2-0) in his final year of high school and turned down a spot on the golf team. 

Stevens (0-2) has a bye and doesn’t play until Oct. 16 when it hosts Fall Mountain. The Marauders host Mascoma on Friday night. 

Fall Mountain 32, Mascoma 30

LANGDON, N.H. — The Royals scored a touchdown with four seconds remaining but the two-point conversion, which would have tied the game, was stopped. 

Quarterback Mike Evans threw three touchdown passes and ran for two, and Roman Farnsworth rushed for two and converted a two-point try. 

Mascoma (0-2) travels to Hanover on Friday. 

Hartford 17, Bellows Falls 0

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The Hurricanes improve to 2-1 and host Springfield on Wednesday. 

Springfield 38, Woodstock 13

SPRINGFIELD — The Wasps fall to 0-2 and travel to Brattleboro on Tuesday. 

BOYS SOCCERWoodstock 5, Windsor 0

WINDSOR — Andrew Gubbins and Parker Kuhnert each tallied a goal in the first five minutes of play for the Wasps, and the Yellowjackets could never recover. 

Gubbins finished the day with a hat trick and Kuhnert tacked on another goal to finish with two. Ezra Lockhart tallied an assist for Woodstock (2-1). 

Tom Bissaillon and Ben Johnsen combined for the shutout for the Wasps, who turn around and host Green Mountain on Saturday. 

Windsor (1-2) plays host to White River Valley on Tuesday. 

Enosburg Falls 6, Oxbow 0

BRADFORD — The visiting Hornets scored three goals in each half to grab the victory. 

Gavin Haskins and Dylan Bearce played a strong game for the Olympians. Oxbow (0-2) visits Hazen on Tuesday. 

Arlington 7, White River Valley 1

ARLINGTON — The Wildcats allowed two goals in the opening five minutes of the match and were outshot, 10-8, by the hosts.

Carder Stratton scored the lone goal for WRV (0-2) on a penalty kick. The Wildcats visit Windsor on Tuesday. 

GIRLS SOCCERSharon 1, Twin Valley 0

SHARON — Forward Brandy Lewis scored the lone goal in the match but it was enough for Phoenix, who also got strong play from the center back pair of Abigail Gross and Lydia Eastman. 

Sharon (2-1) travels to White River Valley on Thursday. 

Leland & Gray 4, Rivendell 1

TOWNSHEND, Vt. — The Raptors were down, 3-0, at the half but played the hosts even in the second half. 

Rivendell (1-1) tallied its lone goal in the 74th minute. Iris Fukushima scored on a pass from Alex McFate. The Raptors took eight shots on net and got strong play from Colleen Underhill at center back. 

Cora Day and Ryleigh Butler combined for 12 saves for Rivendell, which visits Windsor on Wednesday. 

Enosburg Falls 6, Oxbow 0

ENOSBURG FALLS, Vt. — The Hornets overwhelmed Oxbow, scoring two goals in the first 16 minutes and ultimately proving to be too much for the visitors. 

Makenna Simmons made many difficult saves for the Olympians while under constant pressure from Enosburg’s offense. 

“Enosburg proved a challenge for us,” Oxbow coach Dan Thomas said. “They have a strong lineup of juniors and seniors that held control in the midfield, which led to a lot of offensive pressure. We are hoping to improve our midfield presence so we can challenge a team like Enosburg come playoff time.”

The O’s fall to 1-2 and travel to Danville on Wednesday. 

Woodstock 3, Springfield 3 (OT)

WOODSTOCK — Hannah Reed scored two goals for the Wasps (0-1-1), who host Fair Haven on Monday. 

FIELD HOCKEY Lebanon 3, Hartford 2

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Sydney Gonyea scored her 50th career goal as the Raiders defeated their Vermont neighbors. 

Gonyea, a senior, also netted a hat trick. Molly Smith tallied two assists and Mikayla Thornton had one for Lebanon (5-0). 

The Raiders host Newport on Saturday afternoon while Hartford (0-2) visits Burr & Burton on Wednesday. 

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