Middlebury melts North Country
Sean Harrison scored two goals and one assist to lead Middlebury past the North Country Falcons 4-2 in boys high school hockey last Saturday in Middlebury. Steve Kallen added a goal and two assists to the win and Cooper Thompson scored the Tigers remaining goal. Craig Camara made 31 saves for Middlebury, who remained unbeaten at 2-0-1 with the win. Mike Hartman and Josh Bernier scored for North Country, while their net minder Houston Judd stopped 24 shots.
Raiders skate by Tigers
In Middlebury last Saturday the Rutland Raiders scored the final two goals to break a 3-3 tie and defeat the Middlebury Tigers 5-3 in girls high school hockey. Taylor Kresconko, Chelsea Hill, Kayla Beauchamp, Ashley Boucher and Erin Bourn scored for the victorious Raiders, while Deanna Rodolfy made 15 saves for the Raiders, who improved to 3-1 with the win. The 0-4 Tigers got goals from Emmy Hescock, Sara Boudah and Megan Wade while goalie Ashley Howlett kept the game competetive with 28 saves.
Harrison makes Free Press first team
The Burlington Free Press announced its ninth annual first and second all star high school football teams last week, and Middlebury senior linebacker Sean Harrison was named to this years first team.
Harrison, who also played fullback for the Tigers last fall, is a three year defensive starter. He has already been named to to play in the North-South Senior Bowl, and could quite possibly be on the field for Vermont next summer in the Shriners game against New Hampshire. Harrison also plays hockey and baseball for the Tigers.
Middlebury's junior lineman Jim Danyow was named the defensive second team, and Otter Valley's Andrew Piper received an honorable mention at linebacker.