LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP
SCHUYLERVILLE -- The Cambridge Central School football team scored two touchdowns in less than a minute in the second quarter, leading the Indians to a 58-24 rout over Salem in the Section II, Class D semifinals on Saturday afternoon at Schuylerville High School.
The Indians redeemed themselves after falling by one point to the Generals in last year's semifinals.
Caleb Rowland was the offensive star on Saturday, rushing 27 times for four touchdowns and 241 yards as the Indians rocked the Salem defense for 416 rushing yards and 552 total.
Chris Warnke added 113 yards and two scores of his own on 20 carries, as Cambridge ran the ball excusively in the second half.
Quarterback Ethan English completed 10 passes for 136 yards and also ran for a touchdown.
Leading by eight in the second quarter, Cambridge's Mico Contreras recovered a fumble in Salem (5-4) territory and four plays later, Warnke scored from 16 yards out. Salem then fumbled the ensuing kickoff, which was recovered by Sean Herbig. On the next play, David Reedy hit paydirt.
Salem had four turnovers in the loss.
Salem tailback Issac Isom also had four touchdowns -- from 2, 68, 32 and 11 yards away as he tried to keep his team in the game.
But they could get no closer than 10 down the rest of the way.
BYB school begins
BENNINGTON -- The Bennington Youth Basketball school starts on November 3 at Mount Anthony Union Middle School and runs on Sundays until December 15.
The school is for boys and girls from grades 1 to 4. Girls start from 8 to 10 a.m., while boys play 10 to noon.
Emphasis will be on dribbling, passing, shooting, gameplay, rules, individual and team drills, fun games and all fundamentals.
For more information, contact Jason Monte at 607-321-9662 or Dan Sleeman at 802-447-1994.
MPR open gym time
MANCHESTER -- Manchester Parks and Recreation will be hosting open gym nights at the MEMS gyms.
Gym time will begin on Nov. 5, and run Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays until Nov. 21.
Each team will have a designated night in the gym
On Tuesdays starting at 6 p.m. will be boys grade 3-4, and at 7 p.m. will be boys grade 5-6.
On Wednesdays, girls grade 3-4 will begin at 6 p.m., and girls and boys grade 5-6 will be at 7 p.m.
On Thursdays, at 6 p.m. will be boys and girls in grades 1-2, and at 7 p.m. will be for girls grades 5-6.
Players must be registered for the MPR Youth Basketball Program prior to participating. Registration will not be available on site. Parents can sign up by calling the Rec at 362-1439, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
AMHS hosts Fall Fun Run at Rec Park
ARLINGTON -- Arlington Memorial High School will host a Fall 5K Fun Run on Saturday, Nov. 9 at the Arlington Recreation Park in preparation for the town's annual Thanksgiving Turkey Trot.
Registration for the run will begin at 9 a.m. with the race set to start at 10 a.m. Walkers are welcome in the run.
The cost to register is $10, with the proceeds to benefit the AMHS cross country team and the Class of 2017. For more information, contact AMHS cross country coach Bianca Hoose at email@example.com.
SVC basketball to host skills clinics
BENNINGTON -- Southern Vermont College Basketball are hosting Sunday morning skills clinics, 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 jerwall@
gmail.com 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.