Good Morning! With the Border Country Sports Report, I'm Keith Harrington.
Fair Haven Moves to Division II Semifinals
The Fair Haven football team found themselves in a tight battle, but in the end the Slaters were able to prevail as they edged Lyndon 31-28 in the Vermont Division II quarterfinals at LaPlaca Field.
Junior signal caller Joe Buxton led Fair Haven to the win with his arm and his feet. Buxton ran for two scored and passed for two more.
Buxton scored on TD runs of one and two yards, and tossed scoring passes of four yards and 30 yards.
Billy Lussier added a 16-yard touchdown scamper.
Fair Haven led 7-6 after a quarter and 13-6 at the half.
The Slaters extended the lead to 19-6 and 31-22, but the Vikings continued to battle back.
Lyndon pulled within 31-28 with just under two minutes to play but Fair Haven was able to run the clock out.
#3 Fair Haven advances to meet #2 Mount Anthony in the semifinals.
Fair Haven is now 7-2.
Lyndon ends the season 3-5.
Cambridge-Salem Defeats Sir Bills in Crossover
The Cambridge-Salem football team tuned up for next week's playoffs with a 33-6 victory over Johnstown on their home field Saturday.
Cambridge-Salem remained undefeated on the season and will play Canajoharie-Fort Plain in the Section II Class D semifinals at Mechanicville next week.
Brice Burr led the way for Cambridge-Salem with two touchdowns. Burr rushed for 111 yards on15 attempts.
Brayton Cary had 140 yards on 15 carries for C-S. Evan Day finished with 130 yards and a score.
Alex Luke also found the end zone on a 11-yard TD pass from Stephen Yakubec.
On defense Zack Price and Isaiah Lohret were credited with a safety.
Ryan Hoyt carreied the ball for 111 yards for the Sir Bills.
Cambridge-Salem is 9-0. Johnstown is 3-5.
Greenwich Falls in Class CC Title Match
The Greenwich girls soccer team has had a strong season, but it came to an end on the pitch in Mechanicville Saturday. The Witches fell to Voorheesville 5-0 as the Blackbirds grabbed the Class CC sectional championship.
Voorheesville led just 1-0 at the half, but pulled away by hitting the back of the net four times in the second 40 minutes.
Sofia Bouplon and Jordyn Chrysler had two goals each for the Blackbirds. Lily Farrell also scored.
Greenwich finishes the season 13-4-2.
Greenwich Drops Crossover Game to Mechanicville-Hoosic Valley
The Greenwich football team played a crossover game against Class C Mechancville-Hoosic Valley before heading off to the Class D playoffs next week. The Witches came up short 28-19.
Freshman quarterback Ryan Ingber ran for two scores and passed for another to lead M-HV. Ingber was 6 of 11 passing for 114 yards in the contest.
Rocco Crivelli ran for 126 yards and a score. James Doty added passed for 92 yards and two touchdowns.
Chase Ramsey and Zach Pingelski caught TD passes.
Matt Conlin had 42 yards on the ground for the Witches.
M-HV is now 3-6 on the season.
Greenwich is 5-4 and will meet Chatham next Saturday in the Class D semifinals.
With the Border Country Sports Report, I'm Keith Harrington.