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February 28th, 2015
JAY-Whitney Bernier capped off a three goal night when she scored the game winning goal in overtime as the North Country Falcons defeated MVU 3-2 to move on to the Division II Title Game against MMU on Tuesday night at UVM's Gutterson Field House.
WINDSOR-The #8 seeded Lake Region Rangers pulled off an upset that will not soon be forgotten, as they defeated #1 ranked Windsor 54-48. Next stop, Barre onThursday.
North Country freshman Callie Young won the Division I Skate Ski State Title in Craftsbury on Thursday.
JAYâ€“The North Country girls hockey team opened the 2015 postseason by hosting the Brattleboro Colonels at the Jay Peak Ice Haus on Wednesday night.
Having not played a game in a week the girls were a little rusty in the opening period, but fro the final thirty minutes they picked up their tempo and came away with a 5-0 win to advance to the semifinals on Saturday night.
BARREâ€“After trailing for the majority of the game, and looking like their season was going to come to an end, the Lake Region Lady Rangers reached deep within their souls, found that little something that makes top ranked teams special, and on the strength of Becky Doucet's lay-up with thirty seconds remaining, defeated the Lyndon Institute Vikings 45-43 to advance to Saturday afternoon's Division II girl's basketball championship game.
#11 North Country (10-10) @ #6 MMU (15-4)
#9 BFA Fairfax (11-9) @ #8 Lake Region (12-8)
#15 Rochester (3-17) @ #2 Craftsbury (17-3)
SO. BURLINGTONâ€“the North Country Falcons squared off against the Rice Green Knights with a chance to advance to the Division I boy's hockey semi-finals on Saturday night.
Unfortunately for the boys in maroon it was not to be their night, as the Green Knights held North Country scoreless on their way to a 5-0 win.
ORLEANSâ€“After a tight start that saw both the Lake Region Lady Rangers and Milton Yellowjackets score just 37 combined points, Lake Region would up their game in the second half, as they came away with the 45-34 win on Friday night to advance to the Division II semi-finals that will take place Monday night at the Barre Auditorium.
WOODSTOCK--It all went down in the Woodstock Union High School gymnasium Saturday night, as the No. 7 Craftsbury Lady Chargers went on the road and fell to No. 2 Whitchester (Whitcomb-Rochester) Lady Hornets in a D-IV quarterfinal play-off game.
See more in the Express on 2-23-15.
Callie Young took home the number four spot in the Eastern Cup circuit to earn a spot on Team New England and go to the Jr. Nationals. See what she had to say in the Expres.