LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP
SCHAGHTICOKE, N.Y. -- Cambridge Central School scored the first 24 points en route to a 56-6 win over Hoosic Valley on Saturday afternoon.
Chris Warnke rushed for three touchdowns, all for more than 10 yards, as Cambridge improved to 4-0 on the season.
Warnke started the scoring with a 48-yard jaunt in the first quarter. Quarterback Ethan English doubled the lead with a 59-yard pass to Austin Dean and Patrick Scheuer added a 55-yard punt return for a 24-0 advantage.
Hoosic Valley’s Issac Sanchez got six points back with a 7-yard score, but Cambridge came back with another Warnke touchdown, this one from 35 yards out and a safety when the Hoosic Valley quarterback was sacked in the end zone.
Warnke and Colton Dean scored touchdowns in the second half to finish the rout. The defense came through as well, holding Hoosic Valley to one completion through the air.
Eagles third in Werner
ARLINGTON -- The Arlington Memorial High School girls soccer team salvaged the consolation match of the John Werner Tournament with a 4-2 win over Fair Haven on Saturday afternoon.
Leading 3-1 at the half, the Slaters cut the deficit to 3-2 before Julia Lacoste scored the last of her three goals on the day for the final margin.
Along with Lacoste’s hat trick, Brooke Hawley also scored for the Eagles, who improve to 3-5 on the season. Coach Dan Wood also cited the play of Becca Solari, Haley Davis and Riley Lane in the win.
Storm eke past Ravens
SOUTH BURLINGTON -- The Southern Vermont Storm won its fourth straight game on Sunday night, topping the Vermont Ravens 19-14 at South Burlington High School.
Ken Cross started the Storm off with a 15-yard touchdown run and the Storm doubled the lead on a 25-yard touchdown pass from JC LeBarron to Marcus Anderson.
The Ravens cut the lead before the half, but the Storm made it 19-7 when LeBarron hit Will Cole for a 45-yard score.
On defense, Nick Bennett stopped two Ravens drives with interceptions.
The Storm improve to 6-2 and have a first-round playoff bye and will play against the highest remaining seed on Oct. 12.
HF off-season lax
HOOSICK, N.Y. -- The Hoosick Falls Lacrosse Club has partnered with Strong Brothers Sports Dome to offer an off-season player development program for local lacrosse players.
The program will run on Sundays from 7-8:30 p.m. starting on November 3, and running through March 2. Players grades 4 through 12 are welcome.
The cost is $200 for all 18 sessions. Players can also choose the first or second session of 9 nights for $145.
Each 90-minute session will include player development drills and games.
For more information, contact Eric Crawford at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bat Brats golf tourney
BENNINGTON -- The Southern Vermont Bat Brats will be hosting a 4-person golf scramble at Mount Anthony Country Club on October 13.
The Bat Brats are a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the positive aspects of amateur softball. The group manages two travel softball teams on a strictly volunteer basis. The tournament is $80 per person.
For more questions, or to register a team, call Tera Dicranian at 802-447-4847.
3rd annual Jeff Charbonneau Classic
MANCHESTER -- The Friends of Hockey will host its 3rd annual Jeff Charbonneau Classic at Manchester Country Club on Sunday, October 20.
The event will benefit the Burr and Burton Academy varsity hockey program, and is in rememberance of Jeff Charbonneau, a 2005 graduate of BBA who tragically passed away in 2010.
The Classic will be a shotgun scramble format, with play starting at noon that Sunday.
Entry fee is $100 per person, which will include the round of golf, a cart, and dinner.
To sign up, contact Dennis Filippi at email@example.com. Checks can be sent to Dennis Filippi c/o Burr and Burton Academy, PO Box 498, Manchester, Vt, 05254. Checks should be made out to BBA-Friends of Hockey.
SVC baseball clinics
BENNINGTON -- The Southern Vermont College baseball coach Dave Gage will be offering Saturday School morning clinics throughout October for baseball players of all ages.
Each session will cost $10 per player, with each week focusing on a different skill set. Players wishing to participate in all four can sign up for a discounted rate of $35.
The clinics will run from 9-10 a.m. at Bill Epstein Field on the SVC campus.
Oct. 5 will be a hitting clinic, the 12th a pitching one, the 19th will focus on defense, and the 26th will focus on bunting and baserunning.
For more infomration, contact coach Gage at 802-447-4662 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Basketball clinic in Arlington
ARLINGTON -- The University of Vermont women’s basketball team will be hosting a free basketball clinic on October 12 for boys and girls grades 2-8.
The clinic will focus on skill development and fundamentals. Current players and coaches will be in attendance at the clinic.
The program will be held in the Arlington Memorial High School Gym from 9:30 a.m. to noon.
For more information, contact Ashley Hoyt at email@example.com
Run for the Pin
BENNINGTON -- The Mount Anthony Union High School wrestling team will be hosting a 5K cross country run at Willow Park on October 6. The race, which will begin at 9 a.m., will help raise money for the wrestling program.
To pre-register, you can visit active.com or you can sign up by mail by sending a registration packet to Dan Pierce, P.O. Box 936, Bennington, VT 05201.
The entry fee will be $20, and will include a t-shirt. When pre-registering, please list what size shirt you would like.
Race-day registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. and run to 8:30 a.m. at the Willow Park Pavilion.
There will be awards for the youngest boy and youngest girl to finish first, the first man and first woman to cross the finish line, and for the first man and first woman over 50 to cross the line.
For more information, contact Scarlet Watson at 802-379-0772
Youth football night
BENNINGTON -- MAYAA Football Youth Night will be held at Mount Anthony’s Spinelli Field on Friday, Oct. 4 when the Patriot football team plays host to Middlebury at 7 p.m. All boys playing in the area youth football league will be admitted free of charge by wearing their game jerseys.
Parents are asked to please accompany their children at the game or arrange supervision by a coach or another parent.
A drawing for a free football ball signed by the varsity team will be held at halftime for all MAYAA football players in attendance.
Youth soccer nights
BENNINGTON -- The Mount Anthony Union High School Athletic Department is sponsoring a pair of Youth Soccer Nights for the girls and boys area youth league soccer players.
Boys Youth Night will be Wednesday, Oct. 9 when the MAU Varsity Boys Soccer Team plays host to Rutland in a 6 p.m. game. Girls Youth Soccer Night will be Thursday, Oct. 10 when the Patriot Varsity Girls Soccer team hosts Rutland at 6 p.m. All boys and girls playing in the area youth soccer leagues will be admitted free of charge by wearing their game jerseys on these respective nights. Parents are asked to please accompany their children at the game or arrange supervision by a coach or another parent.
At the halftime of each night, there will be a 10-minute exhibition game featuring area youth soccer players. A drawing for a free soccer ball signed by the varsity Patriots will be held after the exhibition game for the youth players in attendance.
5K Pumpkin Brigade
Johnsonville, N.Y. -- The 2nd annual 5K Pumpkin Brigade race will take place on October 26.
The race starts at 10 a.m. at the Johnsonville Fire House.
To register, visit www.active.com and search for the race.
If you register before October 24, the cost will be $20 for adults, and $10 for kids age 15-and-under. There will also be a Kids Run, which will cost $2 or will be free with parent’s paid 5K registration.
Registration will be available on raceday starting at 9 a.m., and the cost will increase by $5.
SVC basketball to host skills clinics
BENNINGTON -- Southern Vermont College Basketball will begin hosting Sunday morning skills clinics September 29, in the Mountaineer Athletic Center on the SVC campus.
Designed for boys and girls in grades 1-12, clinics will be directed by head men’s basketball coach Dan Engelstad, assistant coach A.J. Mahar and staff.
Cost is only $10 per player if signed up by 9 p.m. that Saturday, or $12 at the door. All registrations are cash only.
Adult League Basketball
BENNINGTON -- Any adult interested in playing basketball can contact Jerry at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to be added to an email list. The league generally plays three days a week: on Wednesday evenings and on Saturday and Sunday mornings. To offset the cost of insurance there is a $30 fee for the year, or you can pay $2 for each individual game you play.
Benn youth wrestling
BENNINGTON -- Bennington Youth Wrestling will be offering pre season youth clinics, beginning on September 4.
The clinics will run through November 6 and are offered on Wednesday nights from 6-7 p.m.
Clinics include games and technique and will be taught by current Mount Anthony Union High School wrestlers. The entry fee is $30 per wrestler. Call Wayne Call at (802) 952-8932 for more information.