LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP

SCHAGHTICOKE, N.Y. -- The Cambridge Central School baseball team opened the year with a 5-0 loss at Hoosic Valley on Monday afternoon.

Hoosic Valley jumped out to a 4-0 lead after the first and added a run in the second to round out the scoring.

Graham Hall started for Cambridge and went five innings in the loss. He struck out two batters and gave up two earned runs.

Ethan English had a single and a stolen base for Cambridge, while Caleb Rowland added a single of his own.

CCS falls to 0-1 and returns to action on Wednesday at Stillwater.

Two Mountaineers earn NECC nods

BENNINGTON -- The New England Collegiate Conference released its weekly Player of the Week awards on Monday, and two Southern Vermont College athletes took home the honor in their respective sports.

In men’s volleyball, senior Anthony Barahona was honored after a stellar week for the Mountaineers. SVC went 3-3 last week, winning their final two NECC matches. At the MIT Scramble over the weekend, Barahona was named to the All-Tournament team. Barahona also collected his 1,000th kill as a Mountaineer on Wednesday during senior night.

This is the second time during Barahona’s career that he has taken home the honor.

In softball, freshman Lauryn Zovistoski was named the Player of the Week after going 6-7 in two games at Daniel Webster College on Sunday that helped the Mountaineers to two wins. She had two triples against the Eagles in the first contest, and in game two she added two RBIs on a 3-4 showing.


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3D archery competition

BENNINGTON -- The Catamount Bow Hunters will host their first 3D competition for the season this cmoing Sunday.

Registration will be from 7 a.m. to noon. The costs for adults is $12, for youths $5 and cubs are free with a paid adult. Food and beverage will be available. Members and non-members alike are welcome.

For more information, find the Catamount Bow Hunters on Facebook or call 802-442-3667.

Storm football tryouts

BENNINGTON -- The Southern Vermont Storm football team will be hosting open tryouts will be on April 15 at the Veterans Home practice field, located at 325 North Street in Bennington.

For more information, contact the Storm hotline at 802-681-9058.

Masters swim meet

BENNINGTON -- The 3rd annual Monumental Masters Mini Meet will be held on Saturday, April 26 at the Bennington Recreation Center on Gage Street.

Adults over the age of 18 are encouraged to swim, no prior competition is required.

All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Bennington Marauders swim team.

Warm-ups start at 9 a.m., with the first event beginning at 10 a.m.

Pre-registration is $15 per swimmer by April 22, or $20 the day of the event. Forms are available at the Rec Center, or email mike@usms.org for more information.

Bennington Road Race

BENNINGTON -- The 26th annual Steve Zemianek Bennington Road Race will be held on Sunday, May 4 beginning at the Park McCullough house in North Bennington.

This year’s event is dedicated to the memory of local educator and marathon runner Gail Harwood. The race is produced and directed by the Batten Kill Valley Runners.

All net proceeds will be donated to the Mount Anthony Union High School Zemianek scholarship fund.

The kids race will begin at 9:30 a.m., and the 3.8K and 10K races will start at 10 a.m.

Registration is $15 in advance and $20 after May 1.

Runners can register online at runreg.com. Paper registration is available at Wills Insurance, Bennington Recreation Center, Off the Wall, Anytime Fitness, Bennington Sports Center and all schools in Bennington and North Bennington.

Bennington Basketball School

BENNINGTON -- Applications are now being accepted for the Bennington Basketball School for Boys. The camp runs from July 7 to July 11. Players aged 12-15 will practice from 8 a.m. to noon, and 7-11 will practice from 1 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

To sign up, email the participants’ name, age and t-shirt size to dsleeman@svsu.org or call Dan Sleeman at 802-447-1994.