Thursday December 13, 2012

LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP

TOWNSHEND -- Burr and Burton's Jake Stalcup tipped in a missed shot to send the Bulldogs' game with Leland & Gray to overtime and from there, BBA won 47-43.

BBA (2-0) led by three and took the air out of the ball, holding on for the victory. Weston Muench was the leading scorer with 11 points, while Stalcup added nine. Connor Harrington chipped in with eight points.

Leland & Gray drops to 0-1.

Panthers get first win

GREENWICH, N.Y. -- Hoosick Falls led by 13 at the half against Wasaren League foe Greenwich and cruised to a 54-37 victory on Wednesday night.

In his first varsity start, sophomore Andrew Hoag scored 16 points to lead the Panthers. Taylor Baker added 12, his third double-digit game in a row for Hoosick Falls (1-2, 1-1).

Greenwich (0-2, 4-2) was led by Collin Oswald's 13 points.

SVC dropped by Green Mountain College

BENNINGTON -- Green Mountain outscored the Southern Vermont College women's basketball team by 17 in the second half on Wednesday en route to a 73-54 at the Mountaineer Athletic Center.

Allison Wilcox and Sierra Pease each had 15 in the second half for Green Mountain (2-7). Pease led with 22 total, while Wilcox had 19.

For Southern Vermont, freshman Amber Flagg had 22 points, while Kala MacKenzie had a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds. Sarah McDonald added 12 points off the bench for SVC (1-6, 1-1).

Eagles fall to MSJ

ARLINGTON -- Mount St. Joseph caused 28 turnovers and dominated Arlington with the press in a 61-38 intradivisional win over the Eagles.

"Anytime you do that, it's tough to win," said Eagles (0-1) coach Chris Taft.

Jahnathan Mitchell led all scorers with 26 points for the Mounties (1-0), while Olden Dwyer was the Eagles' top man with 10. DJ Jennings added nine points.

Arlington faces Blue Mountain on Friday at home.

Horses pound Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. -- The Cambridge Central School boys basketball team got down 17-5 after the first quarter against Schuylerville and the Black Horses never looked back in a 62-26 win.

Shane Lyon led Schuylerville with 18 points as 10 players scored for the Black Horses. Shaeden Mosso was the top scorer for Cambridge (0-3) with 14 points.

SVC's Alvarez chosen for D3 N. England honor

BENNINGTON -- The Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference announced the 2012 Women's Volleyball All-Star Teams, and Southern Vermont College's senior outside hitter Jessica Alvarez garnered a Division III New England First-Team selection. She is the first SVC women's volleyball player to be named to an All-ECAC team.

For the second-consecutive season, Alvarez was named the New England Collegiate Conference women's volleyball Player of the Year and helped the Mountaineers to an NECC Championship repeat, going 8-0 in the conference regular season and then winning the semifinal and championship matches.

Alvarez led the league averaging 3.54 kills per set with a .378 hitting percentage against conference opponents. She also added 3.12 digs per set and 16 service aces.