BENNINGTON – Due to inclement weather, the No.13 Rutland men’s soccer team’s Division I playoff game at Mount Anthony No.4 has been postponed until Wednesday.
The game will be played on the grounds of Southern Vermont College at 3 p.m. Wednesday.
Fairfax 2, VO 0
FAIRFAX – A pair of shots on goal made the difference in a competitive Division III first round clash between No.7 BFA-Fairfax and No.10 Otter Valley on Tuesday afternoon.
The Bullets jumped early with Matt Spiller taking a penalty with 10 minutes left in the first half, the only goal of the first 40 minutes. Spiller had another PK with 26 seconds left in the second half.
“It was a very home and away game,” said OV coach Dick Williams. “(Fairfax) had very good defense.”
Fairfax qualifies to play No. 2 Winooski in the D-III quarter-finals on Friday at 3 p.m. Otter Valley ends at 4-9-2.
Other men’s soccer playoff scores: Burlington 2, BFA-St. Albanian 1; Mont Manfield 1, BBA 0; Brattleboro 3, Country # 1; Paine Mountain 2, Woodstock 1; Montpellier 5, Lake District 0; Missisquoi 4, Lyndon 3; Peoples 10, Oxbow 0; Hazen 7, Leland & Gray 1; Vergennes 13, Bellows Falls 0; Thetford 2, Randolph; White River Valley 3, Craftsbury 0.
OTHER RESULTS OF the qualifiers
Volleyball: Montpellier 3, therefore. Burlington 2; CVU 3, hardwood 0; Mont Mansfield 3, Lyndon 1; Rice 3, Colchester; St. Johnsbury 3, Mont Anthony 0; BFA-St. Albans 3, Burlington 0.
VO, Harwood pp.
DUXBURY – The Division II opener between No.1 Harwood and No.16 Otter Valley has been postponed to Wednesday at 3 p.m. due to unplayable weather and ground conditions.
Springfield 7, CU 1
SPRINGFIELD, Mass .– The Springfield College men’s soccer team won a 7-1 victory over Castleton on Tuesday night.
Pride opened the scoring in the 4th minute with a goal from Sebastian Correia, assisted by Andrew Ma.
Castleton tied with a goal from Toby Ritzkowski in the 32nd minute, assisted by Adolphe Alfani.
Springfield took a 3-1 halftime lead after Aiden Casinghino’s goals Matthew Mela
After the break, Michael Tocci scored and Casinghino added the next two, before Skylar Shum finished the scoring.
Castleton University’s men’s and women’s hockey teams open their respective seasons on Friday and recently announced their captains for the 2021-22 season.
The Spartan women have named Katherine Campoli, Ryanne Mix and Darby Palisi assistant captains, while Courtney Gauthier will wear the “C” for the second year in a row.
With the return of all but five players and the addition of four newcomers, this group of Spartans has a lot of experience and depth as the year draws near.
The Castleton women open their season Friday at Rivier University with a 4 p.m. face-off
CU men have named three seniors to the 2021-22 leadership group. Fifth-year forward Glenn Wiswell will once again wear the “C” while Andrew Barber and Jahwara Rennalls will assume the status of assistant captain.
The three veterans will lead a roster of 21 ghosts and 13 newcomers.
The Spartan men open their home season on Friday against Wentworth. The face-off at Spartan Arena is scheduled for 7 p.m.
The officials wanted
The Vermont Board No. 105, International Board of Approved Basketball Officials, Inc., will host classes for anyone interested in becoming an IAABO Certified Basketball Official. The course will focus on the rules and mechanics of basketball refereeing starting Monday, November 1 at Castleton University, Glenbrook Gymnasium, Classroom A.
Classes will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will continue on November 3, 8, 10, 15, 17 and 22, with the final exam administered on Monday, November 29.
Participants will be required to wear masks inside the campus, regardless of their vaccination status. To register and for more information, please contact Joe Davine at 802-236-0740.
Nichols, honored livesey
Castleton University soccer player Rylee Nichols shared the Little East Conference Co-Offensive of the Week honors with Alex Allain of Southern Maine.
Nichols scored twice in the Spartans’ 5-0 win over UMass Dartmouth.
Nichols’ teammate Chase Livesey won the LEC Defensive Player of the Week title.
Livesey spearheaded a fullback who recorded two shutouts in a 1-0-1 week for the Spartans. Castleton limited SUNY Potsdam to 10 shots (four on goal) in a scoreless draw before giving up six shots (one on goal) in a 5-0 win over UMass Dartmouth. She also helped offensively against the Corsairs, scoring one goal and setting up another.
BOSTON – Ella Bankert, former Mill River women’s football star and current University of Vermont graduate student, was named East America’s offensive player of the week on Monday by the league office.
The Cuttingsville native collected two assists on Sunday in Vermont’s 3-1 win over UMBC, which won its second regular season title in America East history.
SLDEN, Austria – Burke Mountain Academy alumnus Mikaela Shiffrin won the Alpine Skiing World Cup giant slalom race at the FIS World Cup on Saturday.
Shiffrin finished with a combined time of 2 minutes, 7.22 seconds. Fellow American Nina O’Brien finished 9th in 2: 09.53