Tiger football wins; Eagles, OV fall

ADDISON COUNTY — In local high school football, all on Friday night Middlebury, won on the road, while OV lost on the road and Mount Abraham/Vergennes dropped a home heartbreaker.
MUHS topped host BFA-St. Albans, 28-6, taking a 28-0 lead before allowing a late touchdown. Both teams stood at 2-2 after the result. The Tigers will host Rutland, an upset winner over Hartford this past weekend, on Friday at 7 p.m.
Simon Fischer’s 17-yard run gave the Tigers a 6-0 lead at the half. Quarterback Tim Goettelmann tossed a 27-yard  TD pass to Bode Rubright late in the third period, and in the fourth Goettelmann ran in a score from two yards out and Ian Ploof added a five-yard run.
Tyler Buxton led MUHS with 109 yards rushing on 10 carries, and CJ Bryant added 86 yards on 13 attempts as the Tigers rolled up about 300 yards on the ground.
For BFA Colby Brouillette ran for 49 yards and a fourth-quarter touchdown.
The host Eagles were threatening to take the lead early in the fourth quarter, trailing 16-14, when a costly fumble at the Lyndon 6 led to a Brandon Stone’s 94-yard touchdown return and a 22-14 deficit. That score held up as the final as Mount Abe/VUHS dropped to 1-3 and the Vikings improved to 3-1. The Eagles will visit Milton on Friday.
Lyndon took an 8-6 lead when QB Steven Ferraro hit Peyton Barlow for a 37-yard touchdown pass late in the first half.
The Eagles, who also fumbled inside the Lyndon 10 in the first half, made it 8-6 just before halftime on a 21-yard TD pass from QB Parker Hines to Jacob Thomas.
The teams traded scores before the decisive fumble return. Ferraro tossed a 20-yard TD to Stone and Ira White scored on a 12-yard reverse to make it  16-14.
Hines rushed for 81 yards for the Eagles, and Nevin Jemison picked up 68. For Lyndon, Ferraro rushed for 111 yards on 20 carries.
Host U-32 ran over OV, 52-7, as the Raiders improved to 3-1. The Otters dropped to 1-3.
OV’s highlight came in the second quarter, when QB Tyler Rowe tossed a short TD pass to Chandler Corey, a play that followed a long completion to Dylan Mackie.
OV will visit Bellows Falls on Saturday.

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