Wednesday Top Local Performers (June 9)

Jaydin Royer fist-bumps coach Chris Carr during top-seeded Lyndon's 10-0 win over No. 5 Middlebury 10-0 in the Division II semifinals on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. The Vikings advance to face No. 3 Enosburg in the state final on Friday (3 p.m.) at Castleton University. (Photo by Michael Beniash)

Sophia Shippee scored four times, including two goals in the final 34 seconds, as St. J rallied to stun Hartford in the Division II girls lacrosse semifinals. The sophomore’s game-winner came with 4.8 seconds remaining.

Kelleigh Simpson scattered four hits and fanned 14 while Jaydin Royer had two hits and three RBI as top-seeded Lyndon rolled past Middlebury 10-0 to reach the Division II softball championship.

Mackenzie Kingsbury pitched four innings for the win and went 4-for-5 with nine RBI, including a three-run triple as Woodsville powered into the Division IV final with a 23-0 rout of Gorham.

First-year senior Landon Bromley (1-for-3, two runs, walk, RBI) drove in the winning run on a sacrifice bunt and freshman newcomer JP Perez (four Ks, two hits, two walks) threw three innings of scoreless relief as Littleton fought off Woodsville 8-3 in eight innings to punch its ticket to the Division IV title tilt.


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