CASTLETON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. >> The storybook season has come to a close for the Cambridge softball team.
On Friday, the Indians were eliminated from the Section II, Class C tournament with their 3-0 loss to Maple Hill in the quarterfinals.
Maple Hill jumped out to a early 2-0 lead on a home run by Kayley Fountain in the first inning and then added another run in the fifth as they shut out Cambridge to advance to the semifinals.
Victoria Dupuis went 1-for-2 at the plate with a walk in a the loss for Cambridge.
Cambridge starting pitcher Miranda Seacord gave up three runs on four hits and struck out one in her six innings of work on the mound in the loss.
With the loss, the Indians end the season with a 12-6 record and no regrets after being the first Cambridge softball team to win a playoff game in nearly 20 years.
MAU prevail in slugfest vs. Rutland
RUTLAND >> There was no shortage of offense in Friday's game between the Mount Anthony girls lacrosse team and Rutland as the Patriots defeated the Raiders, 18-16.
Emily Altland had a career day for the Patriots, scoring a career-high nine goals in the game to go along with her team-high four assists.
Fellow junior Brianna Zipprich was a scoring machine as well for MAU, knocking in four goals in the contest, while Bridget Ahearn scored three goals and passed out two assists.
Goaltender Carly Plaisance racked up seven saves.
With the win, MAU improves to 11-2 on the season and hosts Brattleboro on Monday at 4:30 p.m.
Patriots reach double digits again
BRANDON >> No team in the past couple of weeks had been able to slow down the Mount Anthony softball team who improved to 13-1 on the season with their 20-4 win over Otter Valley on Friday afternoon.
Lauren Woodcock had herself a day at the plate for MAU, going 4-for-6 with a team-high five RBIs in the win.
Cheyenne Guetti knocked in three runs on two hits in the win for the Patriots.
Cat Worthington continued to add to her great freshman season for the Patriots, going 3-for-6 at the dish with three RBIs and five runs scored.
The 20 runs the Patriots put up extends their streak of scoring 10 or more runs to eight straight games.
MAU will host Rutland on Monday at 4:30 p.m.
MAU boys lacrosse tops Bratt (Thursday)
BRATTLEBORO >> On Thursday night, the Mount Anthony boys lacrosse got a huge 13-6 road victory over rival Brattleboro.
Trey Lang scored a team-high four goals in the win, while Ezra Royce scored three goals and dished out an assist in the Patriots victory.
Thomas Hendery and Hunter Davis each scored two goals, with Davis also dishing out a team-high three assists as MAU improved to 6-7.
Ben Doucette and Jeff Potter each scored a goal and Jackson Thibodeau was again masterful in net for the Patriots, coming away with 17 saves in the win. The Patriots will host Otter Valley on Monday at 6 p.m.
Arlington drops to Horde
WEST RUTLAND >> The Arlington baseball team fell 15-5 to West Rutland on Friday.
Jack Lane led Arlington with a 2-for-4 day and three RBI.
Arlington only trailed 5-4 in the third when West Rutland scored five runs to pull away.
Arlington is 3-9 on the season.
BBA football camp
MANCHESTER >> The Sparxx Athletics football camp for youth players will run from July 11 to 14 at Taylor Field on the campus of Burr and Burton Academy.
The camp, which goes each day from 5 to 8 p.m., will showcase the top college and high school football players in the area in a hands-on experience to improve the grassroots of football.
The cost to attend the camp is $100, and $125 after June 1.
Werner holding annual soccer camps
ARLINGTON >> Retired Arlington and Castleton soccer coach John Werner will again be running soccer camps locally. Werner and his experienced staff are committed to providing a quality camp experience, with the emphasis on learning and fun, at a reasonable cost.
The three camps are as follows:
The Battenkill Soccer Camp for those entering grades 1 through 8 will be held the week of July 18 from 9 a.m. until noon at Greenwich Central School in Greenwich, N.Y. This camp emphasizes the technical development of each player as well as small group tactics. The co-director is Coach Tim Kelleher, Greenwich varsity boys coach.
The Arlington Soccer Camp for those entering grades 1 through 8 will be held the week of August 1 from 9 a.m. until noon at Arlington High School. This camp also emphasizes the technical development of each player as well as small group tactics.
The Arlington Senior Soccer Camp for those entering grades 9 through 12 will be held the week of August 1 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Arlington High School. This camp includes position specific training.
For more details or sign-up information, go to johnwernersoccer.com.