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 capture 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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