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Vermont falls in waning seconds

Robinson completed twelve of his twenty-three pass attempts for 160--yards and a touchdown. Rutlands Sam Reynolds called the signals for the first two quarters and ended up completing seven of his twenty-one pass attempts for one-hundred-thirteen yards and a touchdown.

Plumley, who rushed for 2.576 yards this past season for the Division II State Champion Burlington Seahorses, could only manage twenty-two yards on seven carries last Saturday. New Hampshire continued to dominate the series with the win. Of the fifty-four games played New Hampshire has won thirty-nine, to Vermonts thirteen win. The teams have battled to a tie twice.

Ice Storm
The Vermont Ice Storm improved to 7 - 0 on the year, and 4 - 0 in league play with a 17 - 16 win over Watertown Red and Black last Saturday in Colchester. Vermont, after falling behind 7 - 0, held a slim 10 - 7 lead at the half. Quarterback Brad Rudderman completed a sixty-five yard touchdown pass to Austin Partain, and place kicker Brian Kemp added a twenty-five yard field goal. The Ice Storm increased their lead to 17 - 7 in the third quarter when Rudderman struck again, this time connecting with Zack Howe for a fifty-two yard touchdown.

But Watertown was far from done for the day. They would get a field goal before the end of the third quarter, making it 17 - 10 They would then add a fourth quarter touchdown, but couldnt hit the extra point, and Vermont held on to claim the one point win.

Rudderman completed fifty percent of his passes, with fourteen completions in twenty-eight attempts for two-hundred-one yards and a touchdown. Partain led the receiving attack with five receptions for 150-yards and a touchdown. Vermont will put their undefeated status on the line this Saturday when they host the Ottawa Deacon Demons at Colchester High School.

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