High school football highlights (Aug. 31)

High school football highlights (Aug. 31)


3 NIGHT IN THE BOOKS… HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL ROLLS RIGHT ALONG WITH A JAM-PACKED SATURDAY SCHEDULE… AND WE’LL START WITH THE DEFENDING DIVISION ONE STATE CHAMPS.. THE MOUNT MANSFIELD UNION COUGARS AS THEY HOST B-F-A SAINT ALBANS… M-M-U IS COMING OFF THE PROGRAM’S FIRST- EVER STATE TITLE… AND THE BOBWHITES COME INTO COUGAR COUNTRY LOOKING TO KNOCK OFF THE CHAMPS… B-F-A LEADS THREE-ZIP WITH ABOUT TWO MINUTES TO HALFTIME… THE COUGARS LINE UP TO PUNT… AND C-J MCALLISTER COMES FLYING IN FOR THE BLOCK… BOBWHITES END UP IN GREAT FIELD POSITION JUST A FEW YARDS OUT OF THE ENDZONE… NEXT PLAY… Q-B ROBERT GAMACHE HANDS OFF TO MCALLISTER… HE SOMEHOW FINDS A HOLE AND GETS IN FOR THE SCORE… B-F-A GOES UP NINE- NOTHING… SAME SCORE IN THE THIRD QUARTER… THE COUGARS GET GUTSY IN THE REDZONE… OWEN TRUDEAU SLINGS IT TO MASON COMBS… THE EXTRA EFFORT PAYS OFF FOR THE TOUCHDOWN… COUGARS TRAIL NINE-EIGHT AFTER THE TWO POINT CONVERSION… BUT THE BOBWHITES SEAL THE GAME WITH A FIELD GOAL AND TAKE THE WIN 12- EIGHT OVER M-M-U… 3 AND OVER IN HINESBURG… THE C-V-U REDHAWKS ARE HOSTING THE RUNNER UP TO LAST YEARS D-1 STATE TITLE.. THE RUTLAND RAIDERS.. EARLY IN THE FIRST…RAIDERS MARCHING DOWNFIELD…OWEN PERRY’S PASS IS PICKED OFF…THE FRESHMAN MAX DESTITO GIVES HIS TEAM FABULOUS FIELD POSITION… AND JUST A FEW PLAYS LATER…SETH BOFFA GETS THE HANDOFF…RACING OUTSIDE AND ON A MISSION…DOWN THE SIDELINE HE GETS IN FOR SIX…C-V-U GOES UP SIX- NOTHING AFTER A FAILED TWO-POINT PLAY… BUT JUST A FEW MINUTES LATER…RAIDERS ARE ON THE GOAL LINE…THE Q-B KEEPS IT AND MUSCLES IN FOR THE SCORE…RUTLAND TAKES A SEVEN-SIX LEAD AFTER THE EXTRA POINT… THEN IT’S ALL RUTLAND…OWEN PERRY HITS MALIK HENDRICKSON THROUGH THE MIDDLE…HE FIGHTS FOR A HUGE GAIN… AS THE RAIDERS PILE IT ON…64-SIX… 3 CONTINUING WITH DIVISION ONE.. OVER IN SAINT JOHNSBURY THE HILLTOPPERS HANDED THE ESSEX HORNETS THEIR FIRST LOSS OF THE SEASON.. SAINT JAY TAKES THE WIN 38 TO 19…. THE HILLTOPPERS WILL FACE RUTLAND ON FRIDAY NIGHT… 3 ANGELIQUE IN DIVISION TWO… THE MOUNT ABE – VERGENNES EAGLES ARE PLAYING DOWN A DIVISION HOSTING THE D-3 OXBOW OLYMPIANS IN BRISTOL… EAGLES HOPING TO IMPROVE ON A ONE-WIN SEASON LAST YEAR… OXBOW TRYING FOR MORE THAN ITS TWO VICTORIES IN 20-18… WE’LL JUMP INTO THE FINAL SECONDS OF THE FIRST HALF… EAGLES UP 14 – 13…UNTIL JACE PAGE GETS THE DIRECT SNAP AND DARTS THROUGH THE DEFENSE… OLYMPIANS HEAD TO HALFTIME WITH A 19-14 ADVANTAGE… LATE IN THE THIRD QUARTER NOW… PAGE AGAIN… STAYING ON HIS FEET AND BRUSHING EAGLES DEFENDERS OFF ONE BY ONE…THIS GUY WILL NOT GO DOWN…HE SHEDS A TON OF TACKLES AND GETS IN FOR ANOTHER SCORE…IT’S 25-14 OXBOW… NOW THE CLOSING SECONDS OF THE QUARTER…AND COOPER SIMMONS GETS IT DONE THROUGH THE AIR… THE PERFECT PASS FOR GERRETT DAVINE…HE CRUISES DOWNFIELD TO PILE IT ON… AND THE D-THREE OLYMPIANS CRUISE TO VICTORY OVER THE EAGLES…33 TO 14…. 3 AND IN OTHER DIVISION THREE GAMES.. THE B-F-A FAIRFAX CO-OP WITH LAMOILLE UNION TOOK DOWN WINDSOR 38 TO 14… IN OTTER VALLEY THE OTTERS HOSTED THE POULTNEY BLUE DEVILS.. AND POULTNEY TOOK TODAYS GAME 40 TO 20 OVER THE OTTERS….

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