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It's Champinship Saturday for Vermont Soccer
The time has come once again. It seems like just yesterday I was sitting here watching the Proctor girls soccer team play Hazen for the Division IV state title in 2020 on NFHS. Now, in the blink of an eye it's Championship Saturday for high school soccer and field hockey in Vermont once again.
Two local teams will compete for soccer state titles today. Proctor in Division IV girls and MSJ in Division IV boys.
The Proctor girls soccer team will be playing in their 11th straight championship game. The Phantoms are seeking their third title in a row. Six of those 11 championship game appearances have been against today's opponent. The Arlington Eagles. The teams will square off at 10 a.m.this morning at Applejack Field in Manchester.
Proctor enters the game as the #1 seed with a record of 15-0. Arlington is 11-5-2 on the season and ousted #2 Rivendell on penalty kicks in the semifinals.
Maggie McKearin leads Proctor in socring with 42 goals and 20 assists. Isabel Greb has contributed 25 goals and Emma Palmer 19 to go along with 10 assists.
Sidney Herrington and Taylor Wilkins lead the Eagles in scoring.
The MSJ boys are the #1 seed and will face #2 Rivendell, also today at Applejack Field. MSJ comes in with a mark of 15-1. The Raptors finished the regular season 12-3-1.
MSJ is looking to record their first state championship in program history.
A pair of Mill River transfers have been the catalysts for the Mounties. Tyler Corey leads MSJ with 33 goals. He is the all-tme leading scorer at Mill River and now looks to lead MSJ to a championship.
Jones has 29 goals on the season.
MSJ trailed at the half before winning a regular season match between the squads 4-3.
Here is the rest of the Championship Saturday Schedule:
High School Girls Soccer
Division I-#1 CVU vs. #6 South Burlington at Burlington High School 1 p.m.
Division II-#2 Woodstock vs. #4 Rice at South Burlington High School 1 p.m.
Division III-#2 Leland & Gray vs. #1 Stowe at Maxfield Sports Complex in White River Junction 10 a.m.
High School Boys Soccer
Division I-#1 Essex vs. #2 South Burlington at Burlington High School 10 a.m.
Division II-#1 Milton vs. #2 Montpelier at South Burlington High School at 10 a.m.
Division III-#1 Green Mountain vs. #3 Enosburg at Maxfield Sports Complex in White River Junction at 1 p.m.
High School Field Hockey at Moulton Winder Field at UVM
Division II-#2 Hartford vs. #1 Mount Abraham at 10 a.m.
Division III-#1 Windsor vs. #1 Lyndon at 12:30 p.m.
Division I-#1 South Burlington vs. #2 Bellows Falls 3 p.m.
Vermont State Champinships
Division I Semifinals
Essex 42 Rutland 28
CVU 14 Hartford 13
Division II Semifinals
Bellows Falls 31 Lyndon Institute 8
Mount Anthony 27 Spaulding 0
New York Scoreboard
High School Football Crossover
Cambridge-Salem 61 Watervliet 22
With the Border Country Sports Blog, I'm Keith Harrington.
Photo Credit-Brooke Kimball