SOUTH BURLINGTON – Sarah Fisher buried a penalty shot with two minutes to play to lift South Burlington to a 4-3 win over BFA-St. Albans in girls hockey at Cairns Arena on Saturday.
Katie Young (two goals) and Rachel Pitcher scored in the second period to give the Rebels (6-11) a 3-1 lead with a period to go. Samantha Shanks, Casey Johnson, Hannah Barrett and Lydia Maitland dished out assists and Erin Church backstopped the win with 18 saves.
Riley Yandow, Jade Remillard and Elena Brigham scored for the Comets (8-7-1). Taylor Jackson, Morgan Lamos and Georgia Babb added assists and Gabbi Metz stopped 13 shots.
• Essex 4, Middlebury 1: Striking twice in the first period and adding two empty-netters in the final minute, visiting Essex clipped Middlebury.
Kathleen Young had two goals while Avery MacGillivray (assist) and Melanie Theriault added single goals and Victoria Gibson stopped 27 shots for the Hornets (11-6)
Angela Carone scored off a feed from Alli White for the Tigers (13-4) and Baily Ryan made 18 saves.
South Burlington girls hockey players huddle around coach Jake Orr, center, as he talks to the team during a timeout in the final seconds of Saturday’s 4-3 win over BFA-St. Albans.
• Burlington-Colchester 5, Brattleboro 0: Tatum Vachereau tucked away two goals and Jenna Blondin made eight saves as host Burlington-Colchester blanked Brattleboro.
Ali Davis, Cai McCann and Kerrigan Lessor (assist) notched single tallies for the 7-9-1 SeaLakers.
• Rice 4, Mount Mansfield 1: Caroline Provost found the back of the net three times and Rice skated to a win over visiting Mount Mansfield.
Dana Sartorelli also tallied for the Green Knights (6-8-1) and Emma Forgione made five stops to earn the win.
Lauren Hagerty scored for the Cougars (11-6) and Fiona Dulude had 11 saves.
• U-32 9, Woodstock 1: Cricket Basa had three goals and three assists and Megan Ryan tallied three goals and four assists as U-32 blew past Woodstock.
Michaela Bernier had a goal and two assists, while Madison Woodard and Natalie Lavigne each chipped in with a goal for U-32 (9-8). Gabriella Calderon made four stops to earn the win.
Heather Blanchard knocked in the lone goal for the Wasps (0-12-1) and Annabelle Lessard stopped 43 shots in a losing effort.
• North Country 3, MVU 1: Whitney Bernier tallied twice to push visiting North Country past Missisquoi.
Emilie Paul (assist) also scored off a feed from Bernier for the Falcons (13-3-1) and Mikaella Doran turned away 25 shots.
Caitlin Fortin had a goal for the Thunderbirds (8-8-1) and Hannah Bockus made 17 saves.
• Burr and Burton 3, Spaulding 1: Jordan Harmon tallied twice to help host Burr and Burton to a win over Spaulding.
Daisy Sullivan added a goal and an assist for the Bulldogs, who move to 11-6.
Eliza French scored for the Crimson Tide (8-7), while Julia Ormsby earning the assist.
• Champlain Valley 1, North Country 0: Tyler Brooks scored with two minutes left in regulation to lift host Champlain Valley over North Country.
Ty Parker made seven saves for CVU (11-5-1).
Dylan Dylan Simoneau stopped 32 saves for the Falcons.
• Missisquoi 6, Hartford 3: Mason LaFountain found the back of the net three times and Missisquoi skated to a win over host Hartford.
Zack Dezotelle tallied twice for the Thunderbirds (13-4) and Jake Hubbard added a goal. Ian Walsh earned the win with 14 saves.
Jorday Allard had two goals for Hartford (5-12) and Ben Rouillard also scored. Matt Libuda and Teighan Meeker combined for 25 saves.
• Spaulding 5, Rice 1: Denver Heath pumped in two goals, Chandlery Cressey, Ben Evans and Ryan Allen added single tallies and visiting Spaulding beat Rice.
Brad Romeo added two assists and Justin Laperle stopped 25 shots for the Crimson Tide.
Colton Layman scored for the Green Knights, who got 29 saves from Wolveridge Langan.
• U-32 11, Burlington 1: Lucas Eldred notched a hat trick as U-32 downed visiting Burlington.
Connor Barrett added two goals for the Raiders (10-7-1), while Johnny Laperle, Conner Rice, Dalton James, Luca Montore, Tyler Cain and Sam Staab each scored a goal.
Holden Ackerman scored the lone goal for Burlington (2-8).
• Harwood 5, St. Johnsbury 3: St. Johnsbury’s Anton Gulko and Harwood’s Adam Lamson matched hat tricks but the visiting Highlanders came out with the win as Hunter Wimble and Connor Dow each supplied single tallies.
• Northfield 2, Woodstock 1: Corey Doney scored an unassisted goal in the third period to send visiting Northfield to a win over Woodstock.
Luke Gadbois tallied for the 5-11 Marauders in the first period and Riley Corey stopped 24 shots.
Levi Vigh notched a second-period equalizer for the Wasps and Connor Black made 25 saves.
• North Country 55, Mount Mansfield 39: A 22-point third-quarter surge paved the way for host North Country to take down Mount Mansfield.
Kiley Wright tallied a game-high 17 for the Falcons (6-11), who led 15-14 at halftime, and pulled down six rebounds while Morgan Greene tossed in 10 points.
Perry Willett and Kayla Carew each had seven points to lead eight Cougars (7-11) in the scorebook.
• Thetford 67, Lamoille 48: Michaela Pomeroy put up 24 points, seven rebounds and seven steals to lead host Thetford past Lamoille.
Kayla Gray added a double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds for Thetford (16-1), which pulled away with a 40-point second half that included a 23-10 third-quarter edge.
Jasmin Daigle-Arnold (13 points), Emily Peck (11), Katelin Collins (10) reached double figures for Lamoille.
• Rice 61, Spaulding 29: Rachel Chicoine tossed in 13 points and host Rice came out firing in rolling past Spaulding.
Michelle Bolger added 10 points for Rice (12-6), which led 25-2 after the first quarter and 38-9 at the break.
Jammi Roberts paced Spaulding with eight points.
• Williamstown 64, Milton 37: Visiting Williamstown broke open a three-point game with a dominant second half to topple Milton.
Jayme Ducharme (24) and Dani Jesmonth (22) combined for 46 points for the Blue Devils (17-0).
Dallas Brodhead led the Yellowjackets (8-9) with 12 points.
• Lake Region 56, BFA-Fairfax 46: Three players netted double figures to lead a balanced scoring effort as visiting Lake Region topped BFA-Fairfax for its ninth win in a row.
Tyrah Urie and Emily Lawson had 12 points each for the Rangers (14-2), while Katie Menard added 10 and Becky Doucet nine.
Chace Carpenter put up 20 points for the Bullets (7-9), who got nine points from Klaire Ware.
• Stowe 56, Winooski 45: Bailey Sherwin poured in 23 points as host Stowe used a 21-11 third-quarter spurt to erase a halftime deficit to beat Winooski.
Ashley Raymond totaled 11 points and 12 rebounds for the Raiders (12-5).
Niki Dang put in 18 points for Winooski.
• Harwood 30, Hartford 27: Jennifer James scored 14 points as Harwood defeated Hartford.
• Hazen 46, Northfield 39: Kagan Beachum had 17 points and Becca Whipple tossed in 16 as Hazen edged visiting Northfield.
Gabbi Cicio and Rhiannon Page led the Marauders with 13 points each.
• Richford 49, Enosburg (OT): Hannah Gleason’s 13 points led four Richford players in double figures as the Falcons eked out an overtime win at Enosburg.
Gabby Coons (12), Morgan McAllister (11) and Alex Benoit (10) chipped in for 13-3 Richford.
Emilee Bose had a game-high 15 for the Hornets (13-4), while Brooke St. Onge added 10.
• Thetford 67, Oxbow 59: Brandon Gray pumped in 46 points — with six 3-pointers and 16 free throws — to fuel Thetford’s win over visiting Oxbow.
John Blakeney tossed in 11 points for the Panthers, who took the lead for good in the third quarter.
Hayden Tomlinson (21 points) and Matt Thomson (11) paced the Olympians (9-7).
• Rivendell 73, Cabot 33: Colin Huntington tallied 19 points, Tim Simson and Shamus Peyton added 17 apiece and Rivendell (13-3) shut down host Cabot.
Three players tallied six points each to lead the Huskies (7-7), who were held to just five points in the second half.
• Lyndon 64, Randolph 48: Host Lyndon picked up its 11th straight win behind 32 points and eight rebounds from Jay Cobb.
• Lamoille 61, Montpelier 37: Eric Hoadley poured in 23 points, including 12 in the third quarter, to power host Lamoille’s win over Montpelier.
Evan Slayton added 10 points for the Lancers (12-3). Sean Ackerson led the Solons with eight.