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BENNINGTON — Due to inclement weather, the No. 13 Rutland Men’s Soccer Team’s Division I playoff game at No. 4 Mount Anthony has been rescheduled for Wednesday.

The game will be played at Southern Vermont College Field at 3 p.m. Wednesday.

BOYS SOCCER

Fairfax 2, VO 0

FAIRFAX — A pair of penalty kicks were the difference in a competitive Division III first-round game between No. 7 BFA-Fairfax and No. 10 Otter Valley on Tuesday afternoon.

The Bullets jumped early with Matt Spiller taking a penalty with 10 minutes left in the first half, the only goal of the first 40 minutes. Spiller had another successful PK with 26 seconds left in the second half.

“It was a very back and forth game,” OV coach Dick Williams said. “(Fairfax) had a very good defense.”

Fairfax advances to play No. 2 Winooski in the D-III quarterfinals Friday at 3 p.m. Otter Valley finished at 4-9-2.

Other Boys’ Football Playoff Results: Burlington 2, BFA-St. Albans 1; Mount Manfield 1, BBA 0; Brattleboro 3, country number 1; Mountain Paine 2, Woodstock 1; Montpellier 5, lakes region 0; Missisquoi 4, Lyndon 3; Peoples 10, Oxbow 0; Hazen 7, Leland & Gray 1; Vergennes 13, Bellows Falls 0; Thetford 2, Randolph; White River Valley 3, Craftsbury 0.

OTHER PLAYOFF SCORES

Volleyball: Montpellier 3, So. Burlington 2; CVU 3, Harwood 0; Mount Mansfield 3, Lyndon 1; Rice 3, Colchester; St. Johnsbury 3, Mount Anthony 0; BFA-St. Albans 3, Burlington 0.

GIRLS SOCCER

VO, Harwood ppd.

DUXBURY — The Division II opener between No. 1 Harwood and No. 16 Otter Valley has been rescheduled for Wednesday at 3pm, due to weather and unplayable pitch conditions.

MEN’S FOOTBALL

Springfield 7, CU 1

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – The Springfield College men’s soccer team earned a 7-1 win over Castleton on Tuesday night.

Pride opened the scoring in the 4th minute with a goal from Sebastian Correia, assisted by Andrew Ma.

Castleton tied the game with a goal from Toby Ritzkowski in the 32nd minute, assisted by Adolphe Alfani.

Springfield took a 3-1 halftime lead after goals from Aiden Casinghino Matthew Mela

After the break, Michael Tocci scored and Casinghino added the next two, before Skylar Shum finished the scoring.

COLLEGE HOCKEY

UC Captains

The Castleton University men’s and women’s hockey teams open their respective seasons on Friday and recently announced their captains for the 2021-22 season.

The Spartan Women have named Katherine Campoli, Ryanne Mix and Darby Palisi as alternate captains, while Courtney Gauthier will wear the ‘C’ for the second straight year.

With all but five returning players and the addition of four newcomers, this group of Spartans has plenty of experience and depth heading into the year.

The Castleton women open their season Friday at Rivier University, with a puck drop scheduled for 4 p.m.

The UC men have named three seniors to the 2021-22 leadership group. Fifth-year forward Glenn Wiswell will once again wear the “C” while Andrew Barber and Jahwara Rennalls will earn alternate captain status.

The three veterans will lead a roster that includes 21 returning and 13 newcomers.

The Spartan men open their season at home on Friday against Wentworth. The puck drop at Spartan Arena is scheduled for 7 p.m.

BASKETBALL

The officials wanted

Vermont Board No. 105, International Board of Approved Basketball Officials, Inc., will host instructional classes for anyone interested in becoming an IAABO certified basketball official. The course will focus on the rules and mechanics of basketball officiating beginning Monday, November 1 at Castleton University, Glenbrook Gymnasium, Classroom A.

Classes will take place from 6-8 p.m. and continue on November 3, 8, 10, 15, 17 and 22, with the final exam being administered on Monday, November 29.

Participants will be required to wear masks inside campus, regardless of their vaccination status. To register and for more information, please contact Joe Davine at 802-236-0740.

WOMEN’S FOOTBALL

Nichols, Livesey honored

Castleton University women’s soccer player Rylee Nichols shared Little East Conference Co-Offensive Player of the Week honors with southern Maine’s Alex Allain.

Nichols scored twice in the Spartans’ 5-0 win over UMass Dartmouth.

Nichols’ teammate Chase Livesey won LEC Defensive Player of the Week.

Livesey led a back line that posted a pair of shutouts in a 1-0-1 week for the Spartans. Castleton limited SUNY Potsdam to 10 shots (four on goal) in a scoreless draw before giving up six shots (one on goal) in a 5-0 win over UMass Dartmouth. She also contributed offensively against the Corsairs, scoring a goal and setting up another.

Bankert with miters

BOSTON — Ella Bankert, former Mill River women’s soccer star and current University of Vermont graduate student, was named America East Offensive Player of the Week Monday by the league office.

The Cuttingsville native had two assists on Sunday in Vermont’s 3-1 win over UMBC that clinched its second America East regular season title in program history.

SNOW SPORTS

Shiffrin wins

SOELDEN, Austria — Burke Mountain Academy alumnus Mikaela Shiffrin won Saturday’s World Cup alpine skiing giant slalom as part of the FIS World Cup.

Shiffrin finished with a two-run combined time of 2 minutes, 7.22 seconds. Fellow American Nina O’Brien finished 9th in 2:09.53