ESSEX — The Middlebury Union High School girls’ hockey team won twice last week, including a big road victory against the defending Division I champions by the defending D-II champion. MUHS moved to D-I this winter after winning D-II this past season.
On Wednesday, Emma Best recorded a hat trick for the second straight game as the Tigers got past host Rutland, 5-1. Harper Smith and Julie Carone also scored for the Tigers, while Helen Anderson set up two scores. Rowan Hendy backstopped the win with seven saves, while Raider goalie Kelsey Eddy stopped 21 shots.