Archive - Oct 20, 2011 - Sports Article
ORLEANS -- The Lake Region Rangers pulled out a gutsy 3-2 overtime victory on Senior day against the Winooski Spartans Thursday.
NEWPORTâA long trying season has probably come to an end for the North Country boys soccer team. With their 1-0 loss to Colchester yesterday, the team is mathematically eliminated from the play-offs, although a small ray of hope exists if one Vermont schoolâs budget does not pass, then said school will be forced to put all of their extra curricular activities on the shelf.
As for Thursday's action, it was an emotional, physical game at Falcon field that saw North Country have several chances to score, but fall short in their attempts.
Wednesday afternoonâs relays at Lake Region went well for North Country Union HS. First of all, and to the delight of those in competition, the rain held off during the entire race and running conditions were ideal (overcast with temps in the 50s and no wind). The relay style race was set up to have the first of two runners complete a 1.6 mile loop before passing off for the 2nd runner who ran the same loop. Times were combined for the two runners and medals were awarded to the top three teams in the categories of all boy, all girl, & coed relay teams.
FAIRFAX â The Lady Rangers of Lake Region faced off against a tough BFA-Fairfax Bullets team Wednesday afternoon, and came away empty handed with a 1-0 loss. An early first half score by the Bullets doomed with Rangers, who never were able to mount much of a charge. Jordyn Cowles started in goal for Lake Region and made 12 saves. Coach Brad Urie said that his team, ânever responded after trailing early.â
COVENTRY â The UCA Lady Crusaders faced off against the Richford Rockets Wednesday afternoon in a game that was moved to the Coventry Graded School due to unplayable field conditions at Gardner Park. UCA battled hard, but lost by a score of 2-0. Richford got early first half goals by Joslynn Bessette and Krista Murphy. Goalie Sydney Whipple made 17 saves in a losing effort.