Border Country Sports-November 5th
Good Morning! With the Border Country Sports Report, I'm Keith Harrington.
Camrbridge-Salem Advances to Class D Final
Different opponent. Same result. The Cambridge-Salem football team continued to slice through Class D competition like a hot knife through butter as they defeated Canajoharie-Fort Plain 52-6 in the sectional semifinals at Mechanicville High School.
Cambridge-Salem led 16-6 after a quarter and 38-6 at the half, never being threatened by Canajoharie-Fort Plain.
The 1-2 ground punch of Evan Day and Brice Burr was once again instrumental in the victory. Day rushed for 196 yards and three touchdowns. Burr added 160 yards on the ground and three touchdowns.
Day scored on TD runs of 10, 61 and two yards. Burr scored from 82, 10 and 11 yards out.
Brayton Cary added a touchdown run and 86 rushing yards.
Aiden Bowermen scored for Canajoharie-Fort Plain on an eight yard run.
Cambridge-Salem improves to 10-0 and will play either Chatham or Greenwich in the Class D title game.
Canajoharie-Fort Plain ends the season 5-4.
Fair Haven Falls in Division III Championship game.
Fair Haven erased a one goal deficit in the closing seconds but Stowe scored the golden goal in the second overtime session as the #3 Raiders defeated the top ranked Slaters 2-1 to claim the Division III Girls Soccer State Championship Friday night at Applejack Field in Manchester.
For Stowe it was their third straight state championship.
Sarah Hailey gave Stowe a 1-0 lead off a pass from Orly Bryan in the first half.
After pressing the entire second half Fair Haven was finally able to equalize. Brittney Love headed in a corner kick from Elizabeth Love with 28 second to play in regulation to knot the game at 1-1.
Neither team could hit the back of the net in the first extra session, but the Raiders got it done in the second OT period. Hailey scored her second goal of the game with 4:47 left in the second overtime to give her team the win and the crown.
Fair Haven finishes the season 15-2.
Mount Anthony Ends Slater's Season in State Semis
Mount Anthony put an abrupt end to Fair Haven's season and state championship hopes, cruising past the Slaters 49-8 Friday night at Spinelli Field in Bennington.
The Patriots used the passing game to fashion an insurmountable 42-0 lead and were never challenged.
Quarterback Tanner Bushee had a monster game for MAU. Bushee completed 7 of 10 passes for 226 yards, in just the first half. He fired TD passes of 62, 87, 35 and 18 yards.
Bushee also had a six yard scoring run.
Braeden Billert caught a pair of touchdown passes for the Patriots. Carter Thompson and Josh Worthington also caught scoring passes.
Joe Buxton tossed an 18 yard touchdown pass to Nate Jones for the Slaters. Tim Kendall ran in the two-point conversion.
Fair Haven ends the season 7-3.
Mount Anthony advances to meet defending champion Bellows Falls in the championship game next Saturday at Rutland's Alumni Field.
With the Border Country Sports Report, I'm Keith Harrington.