Girls’ soccer squads have mixed results
ADDISON COUNTY — In local high school girls’ soccer action in the latter half of last week, Middlebury worked overtime to avenge an earlier loss, Vergennes earned a homecoming tie, and Mount Abraham and Otter Valley dropped one-goal games.
On Saturday morning, the Tiger girls rallied past visiting Rice for a 2-1 overtime victory. Rice’s Sarah Boland gave her team the lead nine seconds before halftime, but Isabel Rosenberg equalized for MUHS with 14 minutes to go in regulation. Rice nearly scored in OT, but Jessie Hounchell cleared the ball from a scramble.
Hannah Buttolph converted a Kelsey Smith feed with 4:46 left in OT for the game-winner. Molly Campbell made five saves for MUHS (3-4-1), and Hannah Miller stopped four shots for 3-3 Rice.
On Saturday morning, the Commodores settled for a 0-0 tie with visiting Missisquoi when keeper Jenna Bourdeau came up with 23 saves for the 0-6-1 T-Birds. The 3-4-1 Commodores received three stops from goalie Anya Sonwaldt.
On Friday, visiting Milton improved to 7-1 by edging the Eagles, 2-1, with a goal in each half. Lydia Pitts scored for Mount Abe, and goalie Kamille Snell stopped six shots for the 2-6 Eagles.
On Saturday, host Windsor edged visiting OV, 2-1, in a battle of two teams in the thick of a tight race for top-four seeds in Division III. The Yellow Jackets improved to 6-1-1, while the Otters fell to 5-3. Game details were unavailable before deadline.