By Sheri Duff
Rebels destroy Redhawks 49-6 in homecoming effort
Rebels flew the over Redhawks 49-6 during their homecoming under the lights Saturday, Oct. 5 in South Burlington. Andrew Pitcher scored CVU’s only touchdown in the fourth quarter.
Redhawks respond to loss with wins
Tucker Shelley scored in the first half to lead CVU over Colchester 1-0 in high school soccer action Tuesday afternoon. Brandon O’Connell saved three to earn the shutout. On Wednesday, Oct. 2 a first half goal scored by CVU’s Richard Baccia was all the Redhawks needed for a 1-0 win over the Rebels. Cooper O’Connell had the assist and Brandon O’Connell made seven saves. Last Friday CVU responded to their first loss with a 4-1 win over North Country. Nolan Jimmo scored twice including a penalty kick while Baccia and Cooper O’Connell each had a goal and an assist. Brandon O’Connell made five saves for the Redhawks.
Redhawks tie up Hornets
Although dominate the Essex Hornets could not score a goal on Champlain Valley Union’s goalkeeper Eva Dunphy during high school field hockey action Saturday afternoon, Oct. 5 which left the D-I superpowers tied at 0-0 after two overtimes.
CVU’s Eastman sets course record in second place win
Champlain Valley’s Autumn Eastman set a course record (18 minutes, 32 seconds) to lead the Redhawks to a second place finish at the 23rd annual Woods Trail Run at Thetford Academy on Saturday, Oct. 5. Teammates Sophia Gorman (10th), Emma Putre (11th), Abby Keim (13th) and Carly Neeld (30th) aided in the win.
Girls Vermont’s Top-10: 1. Autumn Eastman, CVU 18:32; 3. 10. Sophia Gorman, CVU 20:31; 11. Emma Putre, CVU 20:34; 13. Abby Keim, CVU 20:36. Boys Vermont’s Top-10: 19. Zach Marshall, CVU 17:34.
Redhawks remain perfect
Champlain Valley Union girls soccer team may have given up its first goal of the season but the team remains unbeaten after a 4-1 win over North Country on Friday, Oct. 4. Sierra Morton and Haliana Burhans scored two goals apiece while Maddie Turnau made three saves for the 10-0 Redhawks.