Eagles, OV win in field hockey
ADDISON COUNTY — The Mount Abraham and Otter Valley field hockey teams opened with big wins this past weekend. Middlebury was idle, and will open its season on Thursday by hosting Champlain Valley.
The Eagles got two scores in each half and goals from four players in a 4-0 win over visiting Harwood on Friday, Aug. 31. Jalen Cook and Sydney Perlee gave the Eagles the 2-0 lead at the half, and Olivia Heath and Molly Laurent doubled the advantage after the break.
Goalies Chessley Jackman and Kira Murray shared for the shutout for the Eagles, who were set to host U-32 on Wednesday.
OV broke way in the second half to thump host Division I foe Mount Anthony, 6-0. Alia Edmunds made it 1-0 before the break, and the Otters pulled away in the second half with two goals from Morgan LaPorte, another from Edmunds, and one each from Brittney Jackson and Livia Bernhart. Sophie Markowski and Riley Keith picked up assists.
Goalie Ellie Ross made one save for OV, while MAU’s Savannah Roger was credited with 19 stops.
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