One of those 3 touchdown passes was a 40-yard strike to Mitch Blair, who also rushed for 139 yards and 3 more touchdowns. Drew Poalino caught a 25-yard touchdown pass, and senior wide receiver Preston Kinney had the longest of the day, good for a 44-yard touchdown. The one bright spot for the Eagles was the performance of Matt Senecal, who took over at quarterback after Mount Abe loss their 1st string (Dean Butler) and 2nd string (Sam Lieberman) signal callers to injury, Senecal, who hadnt taken a snap from center all year, ran the ball 8 times for 63 yards in the 4th quarter, including a 7-yard touchdown run for the Eagles lone score of the day.
Mill River is on the road this week and will have an excellent opportunity to dominate another one. They will be taking on the 1st year team Oxbow Trojans who have been outscored in their first 2 games 87 - 3. The 0 - 1 Eagles will be looking for their first win against a very good 2 - 0 Springfield squad.
VUHSThree of the 4 boys soccer teams participating in the J.P. Carrera soccer tournament were from Addison County, and they captured the top 3 spots.
In the championship game played last Saturday Middlebury and Vergennes hooked up in a classic battle that ended tied at 1 - 1 through regulation time. Silas Larson provided Vergennes with their only goal, while Ross Gruber scored for the Tigers. Though the game counts as a tie for their regular season records, the teams entered a shootout to determine a tournament winner, which Vergennes won to capture the championship trophy. Joe Chugg made 7 stops for the Commodores, and Colin Martin wound up with four saves for the Tigers. Both teams stand at 1-1-1 following the official tie.