Girls’ soccer: Eagles split, VUHS rallies

ADDISON COUNTY — The local high school girls’ soccer teams saw mixed results late last week, when Mount Abraham split two games, Vergennes fought back for a road tie, Middlebury couldn’t hold a second-half lead, and Otter Valley lost a heartbreaker.
On Wednesday host U-32 edged the Eagles, 1-0, on Sasha Kennedy’s second-half goal. Goalie Jordan Kellett made four saves for the 2-1 Raiders, while Justice Green stopped eight shots for the Eagles.
On Saturday the Eagles blanked winless Missisquoi, 4-0, to move back to .500 at 2-2-1. Juliette Snell scored twice to lead Mount Abe, Sydney Minnerly andAddy Harris also found the net, Chloe Johnston andMae Peterson picked up assists, and Green made one save. Goalie Emily Graham stopped 15 shots for MVU.
On Saturday Rhode Miguel’s two second-half goals erased the Commodores’ 2-0 deficit and helped earn them a tie at Spaulding. VUHS goalie Kate Gosliga made seven stops as the Division III Commodores moved to 2-1-1 with the deadlock at D-I Spaulding (2-2-1). Tide goalie Lindsey LaPan made six saves.
On Wednesday host Spaulding scored three unanswered second-half goals to rally past the Tigers, 4-2. Lauren Allen notched all four goals for the 2-2 Tide, and LaPan made four saves. For the 1-3 Tigers, Merry Kimble had a goal and assist, Ailey Bosworth scored, Carlisle Brush picked up an assist, and Carly Burger made six saves.
On Friday host OV dropped a back-and-forth contest to visiting Windsor, 4-3, when the Jacks scored the game-winner on a free kick awarded as time expired. Olivia White scored twice for the 1-3 Otters, Julia Eastman converted a breakaway, and Sarah Calvin andBrielle Mackie picked up assists.

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