LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP
DALTON, Mass. --In the first swim meet of the season, the Mount Anthony Union High School swim team swept Wachonah. the girls won 123 to 46, while the boys won 77-68.
Individual winners for the girls were: Emily Barlow (200 free), Phoebe Hall (200 individual medley, 500 free), April Foley (50 free), Jena Staab (100 fly), Cyonn Alexander (100 free), Bridget Ahearn (100 back) and Kara Samsell (100 breast). The girls also swept all three relays.
For the boys, Austin Ulrich wsa the only individual winner, taking first in the 200 free and the 100 breast. The boys won the 400 free relay in the final event, securing the overall win.
Coach Anna Swierad said she was proud of all of her swimmers, saying that it was a great way to start the season.
Panthers win big
SCHUYLERVILLE, N.Y. -- Hitting the road to Schuylerville, the Hoosick Falls Central School girls basketball team came home 53-27 winners on Friday night.
The Panthers were led by three players in double figures, with Taylor Hayes scoring 13 and Megan Flynn and Olivia Schneider each added 12 in the win.
Hoosick Falls led 25-14 at halftime, and the Panthers outscored Schuylerville 19-5 in the fourth quarter to seal the win.
Schuylerville was led by Raegan Woodcok with 13 points. Valerie Liptak had four for the Black Horses.
Hoosick Falls moves to 2-2 with the win.
Cambridge drops road game
SCHAGHTICOKE, N.Y. -- The Cambridge Central School boys basketball team fell to Hoosic Valley 64-38 on Friday night at Hoosic Valley.
Hoosic Valley jumped out to an early 22-6 lead, but Cambridge was able to keep things close in the second quarter, only being outscored 14-10. But in the third, Hoosic Valley outscored Cambridge 16-6 to put the game out of reach.
John Rooney led all scorers with 18 for Hoosic Valley, while teammate Mike Pierre was the only other player in double figures, scoring 16.
Caleb Rowland, Chris Warnke, Max McNeil and Ryan Jeskie all scored eight points for Cambridge in the loss.
Hoosic Valley moves to 5-1 with the win, while Cambridge falls to 0-3.
Indians fall at home
CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. -- The Cambridge Central School girls basketball team fell to Hoosic Valley on Friday night by a score of 43-13.
Hoosic Valley held Cambridge scoreless in the first to take an early 12-0 lead.
Olivia Mooney, Helen Mooney, and Sarah Cuddihy all had three points for the Indians, while Lilly Snyder had two points.
For Hoosic Valley, Alyssa Paul led all scorers with 17 pionts, and Lauren Madigan chipped in with six points in the win.
Cambridge falls to 1-2, while Hoosic Valley moves to 3-1.
Hoop shoot contest
BENNINGTON -- The Bennington Elks Lodge will be holding its annual hoop shoot contest on Sunday, December 29. The event will take place at the Mount Anthony Union High School gymnasium.
Registration starts at 12:30 p.m., and the competition will start at 1.
The contest is for boys and girls ages 8-13, with their age being determined by how old they are on April 1, 2014. A birth certificate is required at registration.
There is no cost for the event. For more information, contact Dale Corbett at 802-447-0958.
Mountaineer athletes holding 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.