SOUTHINGTON, CONN. — The Mount Anthony wrestling team came off a fourth-place finish at the Lowell Holiday tournament to win the Southington Duals on Saturday.
The Patriots were 4-0, with victories over Hall (70-6), Amity (74-4), the host Knights (57-23) and Winchester, Mass. (57-16).
Undefeated for Mount Anthony were Tyson Sauer (106 pounds), Ashdin Schaefer (113), Tyler Raetz (138), Chris Meyer (145), Austin Prendergast (170), Dakota King (195) and Sebastian Rocher (220).
Calvin Call (120), Keenan Taylor (126), Austin Condo (152) and Tyler Burgess (160) were all 3-1, while AJ Wright (2-2), Calvin Hayford (2-2) and Gage McLaughlin (1-3) rounded out the roster.
"We started off the day a bit sloppy, but it picked up as the day went on," said coach Scott Legacy. "We wrestled our best in the finals. Our entire coaching staff has been happy with the team's progress this year. The season isn't a sprint, it's a marathon."
Legacy cited the performance of Mayer and Prendergast after their undefeated days.
"Many of the guys stepped up, they both won matches when they needed to come back," Legacy said. "A lot of our veteran guys had their usual performances, Tyson shines while getting better."
MAU travels to Springfield, Mass., on Wednesday for the annual City vs. Country matchup, then hosts the MAU tournament on Saturday.
Patriots drop to Burlington
BENNINGTON >> In the first game of a Saturday doubleheader, the Mount Anthony girls basketball team fell to Burlington, 55-41.
Four Seahorses reached double figures including Norah Mitchell, who led with 14 points and 15 rebounds. Riley Janeway also had 15, while Makayla King added 10 points, seven blocks and five rebounds. Hien Thach also had 10 points for 5-2 Burlington.
Kathryn Frasier paced the Patriots (3-4) with 18 points.
Arlington edges Devils
POULTNEY >> The Arlington Memorial High School survived a scare from Poultney on Saturday, beating the Blue Devils, 78-76, in overtime.
Nathan Mattison and Jared Lacoste had a team-high 17 points each to lead Arlington to its fourth straight victory. Brandon Gamble added 16 as well.
Poultney was led by Bobbie Brill's game-high 21 points. Jackson Wagner and Nathan Mackey added 17 and 14 for the 0-5 Blue Devils.
Arlington hosts Leland & Gray on Wednesday.
Rice edges BBA
MANCHESTER >> The Burr and Burton Academy girls basketball team led Rice after three quarters, but the Knights outscored BBA 14-7 in the fourth to win 57-50 on Saturday.
The Bulldogs had three players in double figures — Tessa Roberts and Hannah Nicholson led with 13 points each and Emily Bleakie added 12. Rice's Lisa Sulejmani scored 15 to lead all scorers. Jordan Lawrence chipped in 13 and 10 from Rachel Chicoine.
Rice is 5-2 on the season. BBA travels to Otter Valley tonight.