Wednesday February 13, 2013

LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP

ARLINGTON -- The Arlington Memorial High School girls basketball team scored 28 points in the first quarter en route to a 62-34 rout of Bellows Falls on Tuesday.

Rayleen Sherman led the way for the Eagles with 20, while Jennah Lacoste added 13. Molly Elwell also had 11 for Arlington, who won their sixth game in a row and improve to 8-5 this season.

Kelsey Wilder had eight to lead Bellows Falls.

SVC drops to Mitchell

BENNINGTON -- Mitchell’s Joshua Ford scored 33 points to lead the Mariners to a 93-80 win over Southern Vermont on Tuesday night.

Anthony Epps had 18 and Devonta Mosley 16 off the bench for the Mariners, who improves to 12-10 overall and 8-6 in the New England Collegiate Conference.

For SVC (1-23, 1-14), Taeshon Johnson had 33 points on 16-of-20 shooting and 10 rebounds. Jermaine Campbell added 15, while Travis Severs had 12 and Jacob Schongar chipped in with 11.

Granville beats CCS

CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. -- Granville’s Jared Beattie dominated the inside against Cambridge on Tuesday night, scoring 30 in an 84-43 rout of the Indians.

Beattie hit 11 field goals on the night to pace four Golden Horde in double figures, including Jake Young’s 19, Evan Hoagland’s 15 and Elijah Fournier’s 10.

For Cambridge (0-16), Shaeden Mosso had 14 and Matt Parmenter added 12.

MAU Youth Nights set

BENNINGTON -- The Mount Anthony Union High School Athletic Department is once again sponsoring a pair of youth basketball nights for the girls area youth basketball players.


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The girls night will be Friday when the MAU JV and varsity girls basketball teams will host Rutland. JV action starts at 6 p.m., followed by the varsity. All girls playing MAYAA Basketball will be admitted free of charge by wearing their game jerseys.

At the halftime of the junior varsity game there will be a 10-minute exhibition game featuring MAYAA teams and a drawing for a basketball signed by the varsity team will be held after the exhibition game.

Bennington Little League

BENNINGTON -- Registration for the 2013 season will begin on Feb. 20 and 21 at the Firehouse on River Street from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Registration concludes on Feb. 27 and 28 again at the same time and place.

All players ages 5-12in the Bennington area, including former Norshaft registrants, looking to play baseball this year need to register on one of these four dates. For all registrants a photocopy of the birth certificate is required.

The registration fee is $50 per player with a family maximum of $75 and a completed form for each player. For questions, please contact either Geoff Metcalfe at 442-5465 or Steve Marsden at 447-4908.

Pownal Cal Ripken

POWNAL -- Sign-up for the Pownal Cal Ripken baseball league will be on Wednesday at the Pownal Elementary School from 5 to 6:15 p.m.

The league is open to all Pownal and surrounding area children ages 4 to 12. Children 9 and up can play in Cal Ripken sanctioned tournaments.

For more information, call Scott Morse at 802-379-6681.

Mack Attack registration

ARLINGTON -- Practice for the Mack Attack AAU team begins on March 10 at Arlington Memorial High School. Players between 8 and 17 are invited. To register, visit mackattackaau.org or call Kerry Csizmesia at 802-430-7031 for more information.

BYSL hosts sign-up

BENNINGTON -- The Bennington Young Women’s Softball League is hosting their annual sign-ups. All girls ages 7-12 as of January 1 are encouraged to sign up.

Returning player sign-ups will be held tonight, at the Bennington Fire House on River Street from 6 to 7 p.m. New player sign-ups will be held Feb. 26 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

All first-year players should bring a copy of their birth certificate. Registration fee is $35 for 1 child, $50 for 2 children/family, and $70 for 3 or more.

Contact Danielle at (802) 447-2124 with any questions.

Soccer sign-up

HOOSICK, N.Y. -- Registration is now open for spring teams at the Hoosick Falls Soccer Club. Sign up at the website at hoosickfallssoccer.org. For questions regarding travel teams call Steve Hinchliffe at 518-686-9505 and for in house call Laura Sagendorf at 518-944-4971.

Lax officials training

BENNINGTON -- The Vermont Lacrosse Officials Association will be offering training clinics throughout the state for individuals interested in officiating boys lacrosse.

The clinics will include 2 man mechanics, technical and personal fouls, field mechanics, proper signaling, verbal and visual communication, penalty enforcement and pre and post game preparation. The clinics are free and pre-registration is required.

The Southern Vermont clinic will be held on March 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mount Anthony Union High School in Bennington.

To sign up, contact Jim Farrell at jimza@comcast.net or 518-441-4363

Any general questions about these training events can be directed to Jim Farrell, VLOA Training Coordinator at 518-441-4363.

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.

Awards will be given to the top male and female runner and the top three in each age group.

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