LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP
SOUTH BURLINGTON -- After a grueling win on Wednesday over BFA St. Albans, the 7-seed Mount Anthony Union High School boys lacrosse team traveled north on Thursday against No. 2 South Burlington, falling 11-4 to the Rebels in the Division I quarterfinals.
MAU trailed throughout, but the game was closer than the final score indicated, according to Patriots coach Paul Reif.
"It was a three-or-four goal spread the whole time," Reif said. "Their keeper had some big saves, but they are a very good team, well-coached."
Damon Young led the Patriots with a pair of goals, while Avery Peck and Hunter Davis added a score apiece.
Layne Trafton had two assists. Matt Pellon and Peck had one assist. Jackson Thibodeau had 22 saves
For South Burlington, Malik Hines had two goals.
"They were throwing four lines at us, but we were down two starting defensemen," Reif said. "I felt that everyone stepped up."
Mount Anthony finishes the season at 8-10. Noms being accepted for Vt. Sports HOF
BENNINGTON -- The Vermont Sports Hall of Fame is accepting nominations for its next class of athletes and contributors through its website at www.vermontsportshall.com.
This year’s class will be the third inducted into the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame and many of the first 25 inductees came from nominations from the public. Nominations for the 2014 induction class will close on June 30.
The Vermont Sports Hall of Fame (VSHOF) is a nonprofit organization to recognize those individuals whose achievements and efforts have enhanced sports, athletics and recreation in the Green Mountain State. In addition to honoring those who make a significant contribution to the state’s sports legacy, the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame will promote and provide inspiration in sports and recreation to the state’s youth.
All sports will be represented in one of the categories: baseball/softball, basketball, football, golf, hockey, hunting/outdoors, motor sports, soccer, track/running, winter sports (skiing, snowboard, etc.), general (all remaining sports) and contributors. Multi-sport and multi-discipline candidates are also considered (participate in more than one sport or athlete/contributors). In its first two classes, 10 of the state’s 13 counties have been represented.
An official nomination form in PDF may be downloaded from www.vermontsportshall.com. Only fully completed official nomination forms will be accepted for consideration. Many questions about nominations or candidate eligibility can be found online at: http://www.vermontsportshall.com/faqs.html. Other questions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
BENNINGTON -- The Southern Vermont Storm will host a volleyball tournament in honor of former teammate Jesse Roy.
The tournament will be on June 28 at JC’s Tavern with registration starting at 11 a.m. and the event at noon.
Teams are guaranteed to get at least two games and each team has to have four players.
Registration costs $100 per team and pre-registration will take place at JC’s. For more information, call 802-681-9058.