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October 19th, 2015
ADDISON COUNTY – In weekend high school football play, Middlebury and Otter Valley completed undefeated regular seasons in Divisions I and III, respectively, while Mount Abraham dropped a D-II road game.
The Tigers and Otters will begin the playoffs with home quarterfinals this weekend. The 2-6 Eagles have been eliminated from the postseason and will host Milton at 1 p.m. on Saturday.
TIGERS TOP CVU
ADDISON COUNTY — Mount Abraham toppled Vergennes and picked up another victory to highlight girls’ soccer play last week. In other action, Middlebury won at home, but Otter Valley lost on the road.
The Commodores also hosted the Tigers on Saturday; see story.
Last week’s games concluded the regular season. The Vermont Principals’ Association was set to release playoff pairings on Monday morning.
EAGLES AT VUHS
ADDISON COUNTY — In local high school boys’ soccer games late last week, Middlebury overcame host Vergennes, while Mount Abraham lost at home and Otter Valley dropped a road tilt.
The games concluded the regular season. The Vermont Principals’ Association was set to release playoff pairings on Monday morning.
MUHS VS. VUHS
ADDISON COUNTY — In area high school field hockey play last week, Division II Mount Abraham earned its third straight tie against the top teams in D-I, D-II Otter Valley took its first loss to D-I competition, and Middlebury fell to D-I’s first-place team.
The Eagles also hosted the Tigers on Friday; see story.
The regular season concluded last week. The Vermont Principals’ Association was set to announce playoff pairings on Monday morning.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
10/14 Mt. Abe vs. CVU 1-1
10/14 S. Burlington vs. MUHS 4-2
10/15 Rutland vs. OV 2-1
10/16 MUHS vs. Mt. Abe 0-0
10/16 MUHS vs. CVU 40-13
10/17 Mt. Mansfield vs. Mt. Abe 14-6
10/17 OV vs. Mill River 41-6
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