Girls’ soccer teams prevail
ADDISON COUNTY — In high school girls’ soccer late last week, Middlebury and Vergennes won, Otter Valley split two games, and Mount Abraham earned a road tie.
The Tigers (1-2) blanked visiting Missisquoi on Saturday, 4-0, and earned a 23-0 edge in shots on goal. Ada Anderson led the way with two goals and an assist, Ailey Bosworth and Isadora Luksch each had a goal, and Ivy Doran and Merry Kimble each set up a score. Coach Wendy Leeds credited the defense of Gwen Stafford and Carlisle Brush.
The Commodores moved to 2-1 by topping host Fair Haven, 2-0, on Saturday. Second-half goals by Sydney Weber and Leah Croke provided the offense, and the defense allowed only one shot on goalie Kate Gosliga. The Commodores earned a 12-4 edge in shots at goal.
The Otters improved to 1-2 by splitting two games at the Black River Tournament. On Friday the Otters topped host Black River, 4-1, as Olivia White scored twice and Julia Eastman andMary Kingsley added a goal apiece.
Proctor edged OV, 3-2, in the final, converting three direct kicks in what OV Coach John White described as a physical contest. Olivia White scored twice for OV, one on a penalty kick after a foul drawn by Mia Politano. Coach White praised the defense of Leah Pinkowski and Mallory Lufkin.
On Friday the Eagles tied defending Division II champion Rice on the road, 1-1. Addy Harris converted an Emma Campbell corner kick for Mt. Abe, and Alex Dostie equalized in the 69th minute for Rice. Goalie Justice Green was credited with 17 saves for the 1-1-1 Eagles, and Rice keeper Maddie Houston stopped 10 shots.
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