Local roundup: Sharron, Newport shut out Fall Mountain (updated)

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Published: 10/10/2020 10:24:14 PM
Modified: 10/12/2020 9:26:35 PM

NEWPORT — Josh Sharron did a little bit of everything Saturday afternoon.

The Newport High football standout had a 60-yard touchdown catch and two scores on the ground on his senior day as the Tigers defeated visiting Fall Mountain, 46-0.

The Tigers, who are now 2-1 on the season, also forced their share of turnovers. Jayden Conroy returned an interception for a touchdown, and Devyn Heino took a blocked punt to the house for points. Tyler Gobin added a touchdown on the ground.

“We put up a lot of points and shut them out,” said Newport coach John Proper, now in his second season. “Pregame was long with senior day festivities, so I’m happy they came out of the gate with great energy.”

The Tigers host Monadnock next Saturday.

U-32 26, Oxbow 20 (OT)

BRADFORD, Vt. — Dylan Shaw tossed two fourth-quarter touchdowns to Chase Lund, but the Olympians fell short.

Shaw also threw a five-yard score to Drew Shaw in the third quarter. Drew Shaw got Oxbow back in the game in the fourth quarter with two interceptions.

The O’s host Lyndon on Saturday.

Windsor 34, Bellows Falls 7

WINDSOR — Austin Gauld hauled in two of the Yellowjackets’ five touchdown receptions in their latest VPA seven-on-seven victory.

Jordan Place had three TD passes and Maison Fortin tossed the other two for Windsor (4-1). Owen Abrahamsen, Jordan Hart and Kaleb Swett also had touchdown catches, and Swett added four extra-point kicks to complete the scoring.

Dalton Clifford led the defense with two interceptions; Swett had one to cap a solid all-around game. The Jacks play a home-and-home with Springfield this week, hosting the Cosmos on Wednesday.

BOYS SOCCER Hanover 4, Mascoma 1

HANOVER — Henry Aspinwall and Eric Ringer each scored to pace the Marauders, who improved to 6-0-0 on the season.

Hanover’s Pierce Hamlin scored his first career goal and added an assist, and Nathan Subrahmanian headed in a corner kick from Dylan Kotlowitz for his first goal of the season.

Mascoma (4-2-0) top scorer Ben Seiler tallied the visitors’ lone goal. Connor Thompson made eight saves in net for the Royals, who travel to Sunapee on Monday.

The Marauders are scheduled to play at Lebanon on Tuesday.

Kimball Union 6, New Hampton 1

MERIDEN — Sebastian Morris scored just four minutes into the match to put the Wildcats up and set up their second win of the season.

Matty Gardner and Bridger Close scored just two minutes apart in the first half to put KUA up, 3-0. Tinashe Muhlauri and Sixten Nowlan each tallied goals before the half to give the hosts a 5-0 advantage.

Diego Pascual-Sanchiz closed out the scoring for the Wildcats, who outshot the Huskies, 15-3. Tinashe Mtetwa recorded two assists, and Jay Douglas and Tinashe Muhlauri each added one.

KUA (2-0) hosts Proctor Academy on Saturday.

Rivendell 2, Arlington 2 (2 OT)

ORFORD — The Raptors allowed two goals in the final 10 minutes of play to force overtime, and neither team could find the back of the net in extra time.

A.J. DeBois scored on a pass from Josiah Welch, and Kyle Carter netted Rivendell’s second goal on a penalty kick. Owen Mansur made 10 saves in net for the Raptors.

Rivendell (2-1-1) took 25 shots on goal and hosts Windsor on Tuesday.

Thetford 1, Lamoille 1 (2 OT)

THETFORD — The Panthers played to their second draw of the season, making them 1-1-2 in four game.

Dylan Moody A’ness scored unassisted on his own rebound and Ryen Wolf had 11 saves for Thetford, which visits Stowe on Wednesday.

GIRLS SOCCER Thetford 2, Lamoille 1 (OT)

THETFORD — Madi Powers scored the golden goal for the Panthers just 90 seconds into overtime on a Gevie Horster assist.

The two teams were tied at 0-0 at the half.

Kiran Black gave the Panthers a one-goal lead 15 minutes into the second half, converting on a cross from Horster. Lamoille equaled the score with five minutes remaining.

Emma Berard made seven saves in net for Thetford, which stays a perfect 3-0-0 and visits Stowe on Tuesday.

Rivendell 2, Bellows Falls 0

ORFORD — Elisia Sonsalla’s first varsity goal helped propel the Raptors (2-2-0) past the Terriers in their homecoming game.

Sonsalla scored on an individual effort, dribbling through the BF defense before a calm finish at the front post. Alex McFate sealed the win with a 55th-minute penalty kick, following up after Rhyleigh Butler was tripped in the Terriers’ penalty area.

Cora Day posted an 11-save shutout, aided by freshman Colleen Underhill’s play on defense. The Raptors entertain Craftsbury on Wednesday.

Mount St. Joseph 2, Sharon 0

SHARON — The Mounties struck early in each half to top the Phoenix (2-3-0).

MSJ opened the scoring with a solo run through the midfield in the fifth minute and closed it with a 25-yard first-timer after a Sharon clearance. Junior Hattie Byrne moved from left to center back and had a strong outing on defense for the Phoenix, as did Freya Abbey at both left back and center midfield.

Sharon visits Poultney on Tuesday.

FIELD HOCKEY Woodstock 6, Fair Haven 1

WOODSTOCK — The Wasps scored three first-quarter goals and never looked back.

Lily Gubbins led Woodstock (3-2) with two goals and an assist, and Lili Sorrentino followed suit with a goal and two assists. Norah Harper and Sophie Yates each tallied a goal and assist. Lilia McCullough added a score, too.

The Wasps visit Brattleboro on Monday.

Hanover 2, Hartford 1

HANOVER — Sadie Higgins tipped in a corner crossing shot from Natalie Chapman to break a 1-1 tie and send the Marauders (6-3-0) to the victory.

Jessie Lichtenstein put Hanover on the board first with a first-quarter drive set up by Kate Blaisdell. The Hurricanes (0-4-0) leveled through Elsie Davis four minutes later following a corner clearance. That’s how it stayed until Higgins’ go-ahead goal, which goaltender Olivia Evans backed up with two saves.

“The entire team played well,” Hanover coach Jean Essex said. “It was out fifth game in seven days, and it was super-important to have the entire team ready to play. The younger players really stepped up today.”

Bailey Cameron held firm in the Hartford net, making 13 saves. The Canes visit Burr & Burton on Tuesday.

Hanover closes out the regular season with a home-and-home against Lebanon, with Tuesday’s date set for Merriman-Branch Field.

CROSS COUNTRY Hanover boys fall a point shy

KEENE, N.H. — Sam Murray finished in 16 minutes, 37 seconds to take second place and teammate Daniel Frost was two spots behind in fourth with a time of 16:40 for the Marauders.

Frost was just a second behind the third-place finisher from Keene, which ultimately made the difference in the team score. Coach Eric Picconi praised the performances of Mack Levy (17:28), Spencer May (17:34) and Luke Holmes (18:03) as the field began to thin out, leaving them to more solitary running they would not have during a normal large-race season.

Riley Roach paced the Hanover girls with a second-place finish in 19 minutes, 30 seconds. Teammate Sarah Glueck (20:23) placed three spots behind in fifth, and Lauren Eiler (21:19 took sixth.

Keene and Monadnock travel to Hanover on Tuesday.

Boys team scores: Keene 30, Hanover 31, Conant 69.

Girls team scores: Keene 24, Hanover 31, Conant 84.

Wildcats sweep at HHS

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — White River Valley’s Ryan Smith and Anita Miller swept to individual victories at a five-school race at Hartford High.

Smith won the boys’ event in 20:01, with Danny Smith (20:08) and Alex Madde (20:57) giving the Wildcats the top three spots. Jack Fournier (21:39) and Finn Sunde (21:59) were 4-5 for Hartford.

Miller claimed the girls’ race in 21:37, well ahead of Mill River runner-up Annika Heintz (24:01). Meg Maclaury (24:32) was third for the host Hurricanes.

VOLLEYBALL Hanover 3, Mascoma 0

WEST CANAAN — The visiting Marauders won in straight sets, 25-15, 25-17, 25-12.

Esther Hacker powered Hanover with six kills and five aces. Katie Peterson led the defense with 21 digs to go with a pair of service aces. Seniors Alice Rodi, Lyric Wilson and Emily Gammell combined to contribute nine kills, six aces and 11 digs.

Mascoma hosts Sunapee on Tuesday. Hanover (6-0) heads to Mid Vermont Christian for an outdoor match on Tuesday.

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