RUTLAND -- The Mount Anthony Union High School girls basketball team improved to 3-2 by beating Spaulding 99-57 in the Rutland North/South Tournament.
The Patriots had five players in double figures, with Makayla Farrara and Madison Little leading the way with 15 points each. Maddy Main had 13 in the with, Keira Goodell added 11, and Carly Rogers had 10.
Kate Goodell and Brinkley Legacy pulled down eight rebounds apiece in the winning effort.
MAU returns to action on Monday when the team hosts Burlington in a girls/boys double-header. Tip-off is set for 6:30 p.m.
Brundage leads Patriots to W
RUTLAND -- Sean Brundage scored 14 of his game-high 23 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Mount Anthony Union High School boys basketball team past Spaulding in Rutland 67-60 on Friday.
MAU jumped out to a lead in the first quarter, going up 17-9 into the first break, but Spaulding would cut the lead to 32-25 in the second, then 52-47 going into the fourth.
"The game really tightened up in the third," coach Dan Sleeman said. "It was a great win on the road, and we have won three games in-a-row now."
Brundage finished with a double-double by pulling down 10 rebounds, Tyler Champagne kicked in 10 points and Ben Gelheiser and Hao Guo each added six in the win. Justin Burgess pulled down six rebounds for the Patriots.
Spaulding was led by Marcus Thornton with 18 points.
MAU moves to 3-1 with the win, and will host Burlington in a girls/boys double-header Monday at 5 p.m.
Cambridge girls win
CAMBRIDGE -- The Cambridge Central School basketball team topped Duanesburg 45-40 on Friday behind 14 points from Sarah Cuddihy.
The teams played out a 9-9 first quarter, but the Indians were able to outscore Duanesburg 15-9 in the second quarter to take a lead the team would not give up.
Olivia Mooney and Lilly Snyder each scored 10 for the Indians in the win, while Helen Mooney chipped in with seven points.
Rachel Gamache led the Eagles with 15 points.
Cambridge moves to 2-4 with the win.
Bulldogs roll on
MIDDLEBURY -- The Burr and Burton Academy girls hockey team posted another win on Friday, topping Mt. Mansfield 3-0 in the Middlebury Tournament.
The Bulldogs scored a goal in each of the three periods. Aggie Bisselle got things going in the first period with Daisy Sullivan and Lucy Bisselle getting credit for the assist.
In the second, Jordan Harmon put one away unassisted to give the Bulldogs a 2-0 lead, and in the third Morgan Bazyk scored on the power play with Aggie Bisselle and Mary Leech getting credit for the assist.
Kaylie Benson stopped 11 shots for the Bulldogs in the shutout effort.
The Bulldogs move to 6-1, and will play Northfield tomorrow at 1 p.m. Northfield topped Middlebury 3-1 in the second game of the tournament. Northfield has a matching 6-1 record.
Bulldogs fall to Mt. Abe
FAIR HAVEN --The Burr and Burton Academy girls basketball team fell to Mt. Abraham in the Fair Haven Tournament, losing 51-28 on Friday.
Deidre Walsh had six points for the Bulldogs in the loss.
Mt. Abe was led by Sam Driscoll with 12 points, while Meg Livigston had 11 in the win.
BBA falls to 1-3 now, while Mt. Abraham moves to 2-1.
Eagles win close contest.
BRANDON -- Arlington Memorial High School girls basketball coach Larry Andrews knows that against good teams, you have to grind out results.
So the coach was happy with how his team battled as they topped Otter Valley 34-30 on Friday night.
"We didn't push the panic button like we have in the past," Andrews said. "They got up in our face and we took care of the basketball. They are a pretty good team defensively."
It was a close contest throughout, with Arlington trailing 9-6 after the first but taking a 15-14 lead into halftime. The Eagles added two points to the lead to go into the fourth winning 26-23 before seeing out the contest.
Julia Lacoste led the way for Arlington with 15 points, while Molly Elwell had eight and Becca Solari added six.
Arlington moves to 3-2 with the win.
RUTLAND -- The Burr and Burton Academy boys hockey team fell to Hartford 7-2 on Friday, but coach Joe Ferrara was happy with the way his team played.
With injuries hurting an already-thin bench, the Bulldogs still hung tough to a team they lost to 9-2 earlier in the season.
"The kids played their hearts out," Ferrara said. "We were down three guys today, so we had a depleted bench. The kids fought through it."
BBA trailed 3-1 after the first and 6-2 after the second.
Andy Ishu scored a goal with assists from Justin Tegen and Nolan Johnson, and Jack Ams scored a goal with an assist from Ishu.
Julian Woodrow stopped 19 shots in the loss.
The Bulldogs fall to 0-6, and will play in the consolation game of the Rutland Tournament tomorrow.