Cambridge advances to the semifinals
SCOTIA, N.Y. >> It's on to the next round for the Cambridge Central School girls basketball team.
The No.3 seeded Indians defeated No.6 seed Berne-Knox, 45-33, to advance to semifinals of the Class C tournament.
Leading the way for the Indians were senior's Olivia Mooney and Lillian Synder, who both scored a team-high 12 points in the win for Cambridge.
Sophomore Helen Mooney was also in double figures on the night for Cambridge, scoring 10 points to help the Indians advance to the semifinals.
With the win Cambridge improves to 15-7 on the season and will play Mekeel Christian Academy in the semifinals on Tuesday at 6 p.m.
Arlington girls basketball team loses regular season finale
WEST RUTLAND >> The Arlington Memorial High School girls basketball finished the regular season at 7-13, with their 56-29 loss to West Rutland on Friday night.
Down five at the half, the Eagles for the second game in a row had a rough second half that caused them to fall behind by double digits and go on to lose by 27 points.
Senior Avery Bucchieri had a team-high 11 points for the Eagles in the loss.
Junior Riley Lane had seven points in loss for Arlington as well.
With the regular season now in the books, Arlington will now await their playoff destiny when the Division IV pairings are announced next week.
Hoosick Falls boys basketball fall in quarterfinals to Mekeel Christian Academy
TROY, N.Y. >> The Hoosick Falls Central School boys basketball team season ended on Friday night with a 76-41 loss in the Section II, Class B quarterfinals to Mekeel Christian Academy.
The No.9 seed Panthers fell behind early to the No.1 seed Mekeel Christian Academy, trailing the Lions 43-18 at halftime.
In the second half Hoosick Falls tried to make a comeback, but the 25 point halftime deficit was too much to overcome for the Panthers, who finish the season at 14-8.
Senior Alex Mendez had a team-high 16 points in the loss for Hoosick Falls.
The Panthers end their season with head held high though, as the team won it's third consecutive Wasaren League title this season and finished the season on 11 game-winning streak against Wasaren League opponents.
VPA sets prices for tourney game
BENNINGTON >> The Vermont Principals Association has set its ticket prices for all playdown and quarterfinal rounds in this years state championship games in both basketball and hockey games.
Admission for adults will be $6 and students and senior citizens will be $5. Season passes and faculty/staff passes can not be used at VPA Tournament games as well.
Bennington Little League sign-ups
BENNINGTON >> The Bennington Little League will hold registration for this coming season today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bennington Firehouse on River Street.
Children ages 5-9 by August 30th, or 10-12 by April 30th, who wish to play this season must register.
This registration is for the entire Bennington School District area.
Even returning players need to register. Birth certificates (Xerox copies, no originals necessary) are required at time of registration.
Check out benningtonlittleleague.com for more information and download the registration form.
The cost is $75 per player with a maximum of $100 per family. This year's fundraiser is included in the cost as well.
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