LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP

SCHUYLERVILLE, N.Y. -- The Hoosick Falls Central School bowling team went back and forth against Schuylerville, each picking up two games as the league foes tied on Thursday.

Schuylerville took the total pin count by 19 pins -- 3,373 to 3,354. The Black Horses won the first game by 180 pins, while Hoosick Falls took the second by 145 pins. The Panthers won the rubber match by 16 pins, not enough to avoid the deadlock.

Brady Griffin led the Black Horses with a 267 high game and a 707 three-game series. For Hoosick Falls, Josh McCart was tops with a 250-654 and Ken Marbot wasn’t far behind with a 255-606.

"This was a great match for both teams with some outstanding scores," Lang said. "This was a good learning experience for the team which will help later on in the year knowing they can come back after losing a game by a big margin."

Hoosick Falls improves to 10-2.

Mountaineers topped
in NECC matchup

NASHUA, N.H. -- The Southern Vermont College women’s basketball team matched Daniel Webster stride for stride on Thursday night, but the Wildcats pulled away late in the second half to earn the 74-61 win.

Sarah McDonald led the way for the Mountaineers with a 24-point performance, a career high, and also added 7 rebounds. Amber Flagg pitched in with 20 points and six assists, while Javasha White had 12 boards.

Four players were in double figures for the Wildcats, including Ashley Giampetruzzi with 18 points and 10 rebounds, Ashley England with 13 and Ariel Guzman and Katherine Johnson with 11 each in the victory.

SVC drops to 1-6 on the season.

SVC athletes hosting toy drive

BENNINGTON -- The Southern Vermont College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee will be hosting a toy drive to benefit BROC Community Action in Southwestern Vermont from now until Dec. 16

Donations can be dropped off at the Mountaineer Athletic Center on the SVC campus or at the Yankee One Dollar Store on Northside Drive in Bennington.

Boxes will also be available at each of the two women’s basketball games before the winter break, on Dec. 7 and Dec. 13.

SVC student-athletes will be collecting donations at the Yankee One Dollar Store this upcoming Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and the next Saturday. On the weekend dates, the Mountaineers will be at the store from 1-3 p.m., and on the weekdays from 4-6 p.m.

MAU youth wrestling

BENNINGTON -- Mount Anthony youth wrestling sign-ups will be held in the high school cafeteria on Tuesday, Dec. 17 and Friday, Dec. 20 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Both sign-ups are prior to MAU wrestling matches.

Registration is $40 per wrestler with fundraiser, or $65 without fundraiser, and $30 for each additional family member.

For more info, call Wayne Call at (802)-952-8932.

HFSC registration

HOOSICK, N.Y. -- The Hoosick Falls Soccer Club is now organizing spring travel teams.

The club is looking to register six teams: fourth grade boys/girls, fifth grade boys/girls, and sixth grade boys/girls.

Placement in the travel league is dependent on the number of players for each team.

Interested players or parents can register at hoosickfallssoccer.com/sportssignup

The registration period will be from Dec. 2 to Dec. 14.

For more information, contact Justin Caywood at (518)-944-1498 or email cicerorey1919@gmail.com

Storm fundraiser

BENNINGTON -- The Southern Vermont Storm will host a 5-on-5 flag football tournament on Dec. 7 now to be played at the Beech Street Field.

It is a no lineman rush format with modified rules, and the first game will start at 10 a.m.

Registration will start at 9 a.m., and the cost will be $125 per team. There are no limits on the amount of players for a team.

To pre-register for a discounted price of $100, call 802-688-6651.