LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP
BRATTLEBORO -- Playing a rescheduled game from earlier this season, the Burr and Burton Academy and Brattleboro field hockey teams played out a 0-0 draw on Monday.
Coach Barb Miceli said that it was both an offensive and defensive contest, with the ball moving around the field fast and constant.
Cubby Arvin-DiBlasio made four saves in the first half for BBA, including a nice diving save to deny a sure goal.
In the second half and overtime, Molly Dingley recorded five saves for BBA.
Miceli also noted the play of Hannah Gianotti in the midfield, and Morgan Bazyk in attack.
The team is now 2-9-1 heading into the final game of the season, a home contest against Fair Haven on Thursday.
‘Neers have 2 honored
BENNINGTON -- Two Southern Vermont College athletes were named Player of the Week by the New England Collegiate Conference.
Junior Marissa Flores was honored for her week in volleyball after recording a hitting percentage of .375 last week, helping the team to two victories. She also averaged 2.17 digs/set over the week, and matched her career-best of 16 kills against Becker College on Wednesday.
Erik Argueta brought home the honor for men’s soccer after he netted three goals in two games last week. He netted the lone goal against Becker College in a 1-1 tie then added two on Saturday versus Green Mountain College.
Patriots downed by Mill River
BENNINGTON -- Mount Anthony Union High School boys soccer coach called his team’s 2-1 loss to Mill River on Monday one of the "most furstrating games" he has ever coached.
The Patriots outshot Mill River 22-2, but Mill River was able to make both shots count while MAU could not buy a goal.
Patrick Mumford scored on either side of halftime to help his team to the win, while Marcus LaFlamme netted the lone goal for the Patriots.
MAU falls to 9-4 with the loss and has one game remaining, a Wednesday home game against Burr and Burton Academy
Indians fall 1-0
MAPLE HILL, N.Y. -- The Cambridge Central School girls soccer fell to Canajoharie 1-0 on Monday in the final day of the Maple Hill Tournament.
The Indians played the Cougars close through the 80 minutes of soccer, but Jenelle Dillenveck was able to find the winner in the final moments of the second half.
Cambridge’s Courtney Davis made 11 saves in net in the loss. Davis was also voted the Most Valuable Defender for the tournament, making 17 saves in both of the team’s games.
Otters top Patriots in OT 2-1
BRANDON -- Less than a week after the Mount Anthony Union High School field hockey team staged a comeback to top Otter Valley 2-1, the Otters flipped the script on the Patriots and staged their own comeback on Monday, winning in overtime 2-1.
The game was a battle of the midfields throughout, as neither team was able to find the scoresheet until Amber Morse struck for MAU with just over six minutes remianing to make it a 1-0 game.
But a minute later, and Brittany Bushey would find the equalizer. Then, two minutes into overtime, Bushey found the winner.
Leah Holland made 12 saves the Patriots in the loss.
VBCA coaching clinic
BURLINGTON -- The Vermont Basketball Coaches Association will be hosting its annual coaching clinic on October 26-27 at UVM’s Patrick Gymnasium.
The two-day event will help to teach coaches new ideas about coaching basketball and player development. On the 26th, coaches will take in two UVM basketball games, with a conference on general basketball topics set for after the games.
On the 27th, several seminars will be held on various basketball topics.
To register, or to learn more about the clinic, visit www.vbca.info.
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 dfilippi
@burrandburton.org. 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.
The clinics will run from 9-10 a.m. at Bill Epstein Field on the SVC campus.
The 19th will focus on defense, and the 26th will focus on bunting and baserunning.
For more information, contact coach Gage at 802-447-4662 or email at email@example.com
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 October 13, 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.