May 28, 2018

Sports Roundup: CVU field hockey; cross-country

Upcoming flurry of games for CVU field hockey

After a tough loss on Friday and a win on Tuesday, the Champlain Valley Union High School field hockey team has a packed game schedule coming up.

On Thursday, 5-4-1 CVU will head to Mount Mansfield Union to make up its rained-out Oct. 3 game. CVU will then face Essex on Friday afternoon. On Monday, CVU is set to play Middlebury at home.

Last Saturday, the Redhawks lost in a “hard-fought game” to South Burlington 0-2, Coach Kate McDonald wrote in an email to the Observer.

“Evangeline Dunphy had a standout performance, recording 15 saves,” McDonald wrote.

On Tuesday, the Redhawks edged out Mount Abraham High School 0-1. Robin Powell scored the game’s lone goal. Dunphy had four saves on Tuesday, and Olivia Loisel had a defensive save.

Runners Spillane, Eastman take top spots

Champlain Valley Union High School runners on the girls cross-country team took the top two spots at the Thetford Invitational race on Oct. 6.

Taylor Spillane finished at 18:56, while Autumn Eastman came in at 19:38 for second place. On the boys side, CVU harrier Nick Boutin finished 19th with a time of 17:43.

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