Field hockey: Eagles split, Otters tie, Tigers lose lead
ADDISON COUNTY — In local field hockey play late last week, Mount Abraham split two games, Otter Valley picked up a tie away from home, and Middlebury lost a tough road game. The Tigers also played at home on Saturday; see story.
On Thursday, the Eagles edged visiting Champlain Valley, 1-0, on a second-half Danielle Bachand strike. Eagle goalie Danielle Morse stopped five shots to make that score stand up, and Tashia Pashby-Rockwood made six saves for CVU (4-3).
On Saturday, visiting Burlington edged the Eagles, 1-0. Mount Abe dropped to 2-5 heading into a Wednesday visit to MUHS.
On Thursday, the Otters earned a 1-1 tie at Division I foe Hartford. Allison Lowell scored with an assist from Maia Edmunds at 7:40 of the first half to put the Otters on top. Soon afterward, OV goalie Myliah McDonough denied a Kristen Davis penalty stroke, but late in the second half Davis scored the equalizer for the 3-2-2 Hurricanes. OV is 4-1-2.
On Thursday, the Tigers built a 3-0 second-half lead over undefeated South Burlington, only to see the Rebels storm back for a 4-3 victory. Tajah Marsden,Mikayla Humiston andCalista Carl scored for the Tigers, and goalie Katie Billings made 11 saves. Katie Young scored twice for the 6-0 Rebels, and goalie Liz Sargent stopped six shots. MUHS dropped to 2-4 heading into Saturday.
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