Boys soccer playdowns: Colchester ousts BFA

Boys soccer playdowns: Colchester ousts BFA


Boys soccer playdowns: Colchester ousts BFA


South Burlington’s Patrick O’Hara looks up field for a teammate during the Rebels’ 3-2 overtime win over Colchester. O’Hara scored the game winner with under five seconds left in overtime.

South Burlington’s Patrick O’Hara looks up field for a teammate during the Rebels’ 3-2 overtime win over Colchester. O’Hara scored the game winner with under five seconds left in overtime.

ST. ALBANS – Diatourou Drame broke the scoreless tie midway through the first half as No. 10 Colchester advanced with a 3-0 win over seventh-seeded BFA-St. Albans in the Division I high school boys soccer playdowns on Wednesday.

Chris Zamarripa (penalty kick) and Jacob Blow tallied in the second half for the Lakers (9-5-1), who won two out of three meetings with BFA (9-6) this season.

Colchester’s Brendan Himan and BFA’s Nick Hayden each made five saves.

•(2) South Burlington 3, (15) Mount Mansfield 1: Patrick O’Hara scored twice in the second half, the latter giving South Burlington its final margin, and the Rebels ousted visiting Mount Mansfield.

Amerle Nemeye’s strike, Rakesh Subedi on the feed, propelled SBHS to a 1-0 halftime lead.

A minute after O’Hara’s first goal, MMU’s Will Bowen scored on a breakaway. O’Hara sealed it with 24 minutes to go.

Josh Graning made eight saves for the Cougars (3-12). Tyler Ayers and Josh Phillips each made two saves for the Rebels (13-2).


(8) Fair Haven 2, (9) Hartford 1 (2OT): Caleb Earle volleyed a cross for Austin Brannock to one-time the winner 30 seconds into the second overtime period to give host Fair Haven the win over Hartford.

Noah Bonvouloir equalized for the Slaters with a second-half header. Sam Eaton finished with 15 saves as Fair Haven (10-4-1) won its first playoff game since 2006.

Patrick McGlone opened the scoring for the Hurricanes (5-10) with 20-yard strike in the 21st minute.

•(5) Harwood 4, (12) Otter Valley 0: Philip Hekeler notched the first Harwood hat trick in coach Don Haddox’s 12-year tenure and the Highlanders dispatched Otter Valley.

Hekeler scored twice in the first half and capped three-goal performance in the 68th minute. Austin Taylor also scored and Esteban Garcia Guiance worked the five-save shutout for Harwood (8-1-3).

Otter Valley’s Colin Nicklaw totaled 17 saves, including seven on 1-on-1 situations.

•(3) Montpelier 4, (14) Stratton 0: Alvaro de Cordoba opened the scoring in the 15th minute, knocking in Paul Farrell’s corner kick, and host Montpelier cruised past Stratton.

Isaac Avery-Padberg, Lucas Eldred and Omeed Fallahi also scored for the Solons (12-2-1), with Zach Vanden Bergh totaling two stops in net.

Stratton’s Eric Stohler made 11 saves.

•(4) Mount Abraham 4, (13) Lamoille 1: Sabastian Durante and Nick Catlin scored two minutes apart early in the second half to turn a deficit into a one-goal lead and host Mount Abraham fended off Lamoille.

Caleb Bonvouloir assisted Catlin’s go-ahead goal in the 47th minute and then tallied twice later in the half to seal it for the Eagles (10-3-2). Mike Sczcecinski made two saves.

Marcus Holmes totaled five saves for Lamoille (3-10-2).

•(1)Woodstock 9, (16) Springfield 0: Seven players scored, highlighted by Alex Crompton’s one-goal, three-assist performance, as host Woodstock routed Springfield.

Mason Thompson scored twice, Curran MacDonald had a goal and two assists and Cody Carnehammer struck for two goals and an assist to lead Woodstock (13-2), which led 6-0 at the break.


(4) West Rutland 10, (13) Chelsea 1: Jacob Dow netted a hat trick and an assist, Eric Maxham had two goals and two assists and host West Rutland routed Chelsea.

Bryan Maxham (two goals), Brandon Harvey, Tyler Groh and Zach Trepanier also scored for the 9-5-1 Golden Horde, while goalkeeper Jake Bartlett made four stops.

Diego Cindillos got the Red Devils on the board in the last minute of regulation. Jake Colby finished with 15 saves, including two penalty kicks.

•(3) Cabot 4, (14) Twinfield 1: Host Cabot got two goals from Juan Carlos Sanches Velasco, along with goals from Will Nally and Daniel Durgin to get past Twinfield.

Seth Herrick had three saves for the Huskies (11-3-1).

James Berte got Twinfield (1-12) on the board in the 52nd minute and Cordelle Santamore finished with 16 saves.

•(9) Arlington 5, (8) South Royalton 0: Lucas Stroffoleno scored the first and last of Arlington’s goals in the win over visiting South Royalton.

Colin Lawler assisted Stroffoleno and also scored in Arlington’s three-goal first half.

Chris Condon and Brandon Gamble also scored and Bailey Cross posted two saves for the Eagles (5-9-1).

South Royalton’s Jayson Perron turned back 10 shots.

(10) Long Trail 5, (7) Danville 0: Nate Misasi notched two goals to lead visiting Long Trail to the upset of Danville.

Garrett Petrossi and Liam Sheldon (assist) also scored, and Will McCullough produced a goal and three assists for the Lynx (6-8-1).

Danville finishes at 6-9.

(5) Whitchester 6, (12) Blue Mountain 0: Zak Gillette had a hat trick and host Whitcomb-Rochester raced past Blue Mountain.

Ambrose Wigglesworth, Spencer Taylor and Dan Labejsza added single tallies and Max Stearns dished out two assists for hosts (11-4).

Blue Mountain finishes at 1-14.

(6) Sharon 1, (11) Black River 0: Carter Blanchard’s second-half penalty kick was the difference as host Sharon ousted Black River.

Thatcher Morris stopped four shots in the shutout for the Phoenix (8-5-2).


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