LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP
ROCHESTER -- Julia Lacoste scored 22 points, including 10 in the fourth quarter, but foul trouble doomed the Arlington Memorial High School girls basketball team in a 57-54 loss to Rochester/Whitcomb on Monday night.
"We found a way to not win it," said Arlington coach Larry Andrews.
Arlington outscored Rochester in three of the four quarters, but an 16-8 second quarter proved to be the difference.
"We had some defensive breakdowns in the second, but it was a seesaw battle throughout," Andrews said.
Molly Elwell added 15 for the Eagles, who drop to 4-5.
Parrish hits milestone against Eagles
ROCHESTER -- Rochester’s Pavin Parrish scored his 2,000th point, reaching a rare milestone in the Rockets’ 86-50 win on Monday night.
Rochester led 11-8 after the first, but scored 32 in the third to pull away.
Parrish led with a game-high 40 points, coming in needing only 12 points to reach the plateau. He’s the seventh in Vermont history to score 2,000 points.
For Arlington (0-5), DJ Jennings led the way with 22 points and Austin Hawley added 13.
Indians fall to Stillwater
CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. -- The Cambridge Central School boys basketball team had three players in double figures, but it wasn’t enough to beat Stillwater, who were 63-40 winners on Monday night.
Jake Hill had 23 points for the Warriors, who used a 40-12 output in the second and third quarters to take a big lead.
Brendan Ricketts led Cambridge with 16, while Caleb Rowland added 11 and Max McNeil 10 for the Indians, who drop to 1-6.
BBA wins third in four games
MILL RIVER -- The Burr and Burton Academy girls basketball team topped Mill River on Monday night, 36-29, for the Bulldogs’ third win in four games.
The score was 10-9 at halftime.
Hannah Nicholson led BBA (4-5) with 9 points, Stephanie Boucher had 8 and Tessa Roberts 7.
"I think people are finally starting to find their roles. With the injuries we had, it was hard to get a set rotation," said BBA coach Ed Panzarino.
McMahon reaches 1,000 points
CORTLAND, N.Y. -- Hoosick Falls Central School graduated Kevin McMahon became the 22nd player in SUNY Cortland history to top the 1,000-point barrier.
On Saturday, McMahon passed the milestone as his team topped Fredonia 76-54. McMahon posted a double-double stat line of 15 points and 11 rebounds in the win. Entering the contest, McMahon was 12 points shy of the mark.
Mack Attack AAU sign-ups
ARLINGTON -- The Mack Attack AAU girls’ basketball season will begin practicing on March 9, and sign-ups are ongoing.
The team provides participants with an opportunity to improve basketball skills and knowledge through a challenging level of play. Girls ages 8-17 who are interested in participating should contact coach Kerry Csizmesia at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 860-326-5024. Information about the season, including tournament dates, costs, and registration forms can be found at www.mackattackaau.org. Girls can register ahead of March 9 or meet with coach Csizmesia at the first practice.