Redhawks notch early wins across the board

Photo by Al Frey
CVU running back Seth Boffa (#27) looks for room to run as CVU lineman Parker Bent (#64) blocks.

LAUREN READ
Sports Correspondent

FOOTBALL

Champlain Valley Union 27, Mount Mansfield 18: CVU’s second half surge led them past Mount Mansfield on Saturday, Sept. 7, to set up the first win of the season – and the first victory for head coach Rahn Fleming. Angelos Carroll scored on a 6-yard touchdown run in the third quarter to put CVU (1-1) ahead 20-18 and Seth Boffa ran for a 40-yard score to clinch the 27-18 win. Boffa had two rushing touchdowns to pace the offense, while Ryan Canty caught a 34-yard touchdown pass from Max Destito for another score.

BOYS SOCCER

CVU 6, Rutland 0: The Champlain Valley Union High School boys soccer team beat Rutland to cap-ture the Jay Brady Kickoff Tournament on Sept. 7.

Jami Lashua scored two goals to lead the Redhawks (3-0) and earn tournament MVP honors. Erik Stolen added a goal and an assist, while Jonah Roberts, Holden Batchelder and Fritz Wetzell each tallied once. Jett Barbic made three saves to earn the shutout.

CVU earned a 5-0 win over Rice on Sept. 5 to open the Jay Brady Kickoff and the Redhawks started the season with a 6-0 win over Burr and Burton on Friday, Aug. 30.

Photo by Al Frey
CVU senior Maggie Warren (#5) maneuvers around a Burr & Burton defender during a recent game. The Redhawks won, 5-0.

FIELD HOCKEY

CVU 5, Burr and Burton 0:

The CVU defense earned its first shutout of the season and the Redhawks earned a 5-0 win over Burr and Burton on Saturday, Sept. 7, in field hockey. Five different goal scorers found the back of the net for the Redhawks (2-2) with Flynn Hall, Sydney Peet, Mackenzie Marcus, Ava Bartlett and Lena Ashooh all scoring once. Champlain Valley dropped their matchup against South Burlington on Thursday, Sept. 5, losing 3-2.

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

CVU 3, Montpelier 0: The CVU girls volleyball team won its second match of the season on Friday. The Redhawks beat Montpelier in straight sets, winning 25-3, 26-24 and 25-12 for a 2-0 record. CVU opened the season with a 3-0 win over Mid-Vermont Christian on Wednesday.

BOYS GOLF

The CVU boys golf team captured a win at the Cedar Knoll Country Club on Thursday. CVU finished with a team score of 163 to beat St. Johnsbury (188) and Milton (263). Nate Godbout won medalist honors with a 37, while Evan Forrest followed with a 39, Austin Igler had a 43 and Ayden Forando and Cam Saia both came in with a 44.


CVU Weekly  Sports Schedule
Sept. 12 – Sept. 17

THURSDAY, Sept. 12

Boys Golf – at Newport Country Club, 9:30 a.m.

Girls Golf – at Links at Lang Farm, 4 p.m.

Boys Volleyball – CVU vs. Vermont Commons, 4:30 p.m.

Girls Volleyball – CVU vs. Vermont Commons, 6 p.m.

FRIDAY, Sept. 13

Field Hockey – CVU vs. Burlington, 4 p.m.

Boys Soccer – CVU vs. Burlington, 4:30 p.m.

Girls Volleyball – CVU vs. Harwood, 4:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, Sept. 14

Cross Country – at Queensbury, N.Y., 11 a.m.

Football – CVU at St. Johnsbury, 1 p.m.

Girls Soccer – CVU at Mount Anthony, 1 p.m.

MONDAY, Sept. 15

Boys Golf – at Vermont National Country Club, 4 p.m.

Girls Golf – at St. Johnsbury Country Club, 4 p.m.

TUESDAY, Sept. 16

Field Hockey – CVU at Mount Mansfield, 4:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 17

Boys Soccer – CVU at St. Johnsbury, 4:30 p.m.

Girls Volleyball – CVU at Randolph, 4:30 p.m.

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