Saturday January 26, 2013

LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP

HOOSICK, N.Y. -- The Hoosick Falls Central School girls basketball team allowed the opening basket from Granville, then scored 45 straight points en route to a 71-18 rout of the Horde on Friday night.

Eight of nine Panthers (9-4, 7-3 Wasaren League) reached the scoresheet led by Kelly Pine’s 21 points and 11 rebounds. Olivia Schneider added 10 points for Hoosick Falls. Carsen Williams chipped in with nine points and six steals, while Frankie Pearson had nine points, eight boards, five assists and four steals.

Amy Baker led Granville with 13.

MAU sweeps Berkshire

PITTSFIELD, Mass. -- The Mount Anthony Union High School swim teams swept St. Joseph’s on Friday afternoon and in the process, each won the Northern Berkshire League championship.

The boys (9-2) won 54-36 while the girls (10-1) earned a 59-35 victory.

On the boys side, Ryan Spencer won four times -- twice individually in the 200 individual medley and 100 backstroke and twice in relays.

Robert Murphy earned two individual wins, in the 50 free and 100 free, as well as part of the relays.

For the girls, Heather Foley won the 200 IM and the 100 butterfly and helped the team sweep the relays. Phebe Hall won the 500 freestyle and Kate Montague won the 50 freestyle.

MAU will swim next at the individual championships on Feb. 2 at Simons Rock in Great Barrington.

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GRANVILLE, N.Y. -- The Hoosick Falls Central School boys basketball team had three scorers in double figures, led by Evan Phillips’ season-high 22 in a 58-50 win over Granville on Friday night.

Taylor Baker and Randy Tutunjian each added 10 for the Panthers, who improve to 6-7 overall and 5-5 in the Wasaren League.

After a slow first quarter, the Panthers outscored Granville 19-12 in the second to take a five-point lead into the break. Then in the third, Hoosick Falls upped the lead to 11 heading into the final quarter.

Jared Beattie led the Horde with 22 points and Jake Young chipped in with 12 points on all 3-pointers.

Eagles clamp down on Rebels

ARLINGTON -- The Arlington Memorial High School girls basketball team’s defense shone through on Friday night, taking down Division III foe Leland & Gray 53-18 at the Eagles’ Nest.

Arlington’s (5-5) Molly Elwell led all scorers with 13 points while Rayleen Sherman added 10, her sixth 10-point effort of the season.

Alex Morrow and Haley Buffem led the Rebels with six points.

Indians fall to Greenwich

CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. -- A 25-6 first-quarter deficit was too much for the Cambridge Central School boys basketball team to overcome as Greenwich cruised to a 75-33 win on Friday night.

Three players were in double figures for Greenwich -- Colin Oswald led with 19, Greg Scott added 16 and John Stewart chipped in 12. Matt Parmenter was the top Cambridge (0-11) scorer with nine points.

Witches down Indians

GREENWICH, N.Y. -- Tied at halftime, Greenwich outscored the Cambridge Central School girls basketball team 35-11 in the second half, winning 63-39 in a Wasaren League matchup.

Each team scored 18 in the first quarter and 10 in the second. But Greenwich (5-5, 6-6 overall) won the third, 18-5, to pull away.

Mariah Linnett led the Witches with 22, while Ashleigh Maines added 14. For Cambridge (1-9, 2-10), Sarah Cuddihy was the leading scorer with nine, while Olivia Mooney pitched in with eight.

Lacrosse signups

BENNINGTON -- The Mount Anthony Lacrosse Association will host open registration February 5 and 6 at the Bennington Rec Center from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Signups are for boys and girls grades K-8 and scholarships are available. The season runs April 1 to June 16 and some equipment is available.

Players must have a current U.S. Lacrosse membership. For more information visit www.malavt.com or contact Barbara Morrissey at 442-6777.

S. Vt. Stars tryouts

BENNINGTON -- The Southern Vermont Stars AAU basketball team are having tryouts for an elite traveling girls’ team.

Anyone is eligible to try out, but serious candidates should have the equivalent of a varsity skill level.

Tryouts are Sunday at MAUHS from 1 to 3 p.m. and February 3 and 10 at Arlington at a time to be announced. It’s mandatory to attend at least two of the three tryout dates.

For more information, please contact Crystal Gardner at 379-5414 or southernvermontstars
@yahoo.com or Larry Andrews at 375-3140 or landrews@bakerdistributing.com.

Monument signups

BENNINGTON -- The Monument Soccer Club has sign-ups next week at the Bennington Sports Center. Monument is a soccer club that participates in the Capital District Youth Soccer League in the spring and runs from April-June with a 10-game season.

Any interested boy or girl from U8-U18 can sign up.

More information can be found online at www.voltage
sportsclub.com under the Bennington Sports Center’s news section where people can download a registration packet. For more informaion, call the main office of the Sports Center at 802-681-7151.

Zemianek road race returns May 5

BENNINGTON -- The 35th annual Steve Zemianek Road Race will take place on May 5 at the Park-McCullough House in North Bennington.

There are three different runs, a 3.8-mile course, a 10K course and a half-mile fun run for children.

The entry fee is $15 to pre-register and $3 for the fun run. A family of four can register at a reduced rate of $40.

For more information, call Dave at 802-688-7807.