Eagles drop a pair to Fort Edward


FORT EDWARD, N.Y. — The Arlington Memorial High School girls basketball team fell to Fort Edward on the road Monday night, 53-30.

Trailing Fort Edward 22-11 at the half, the Eagles were held to only four points in the third quarter and went into the fourth quarter down 45-15.

The Eagles scored the exact same points in the fourth quarter alone that they scored in the first three quarters combined.

Sophomore Katie Berger had a team-high nine points for the Eagles. Junior Riley Lane had eight points for Arlington in the loss as well.

The Eagles will try to rebound from the loss in their next game on Wednesday, when they play against Mount St. Joseph Academy on the road at 6 p.m.

Arlington boys winning streak ends at five

FORT EDWARD, N.Y. >> The Arlington Memorial High School boys basketball team winning streak has come to a close, after their loss to Fort Edward on Monday night, 82-47.

Senior Austin Hawley had a team-high 23 points for the Eagles in the loss. Fellow senior Nathan Mattison had 10 points, while Jared Lacoste had eight points in the loss for Arlington as well.

After the loss, the Eagles are 6-2 on the season.

Arlington's next game will be another tough one, as they will travel to play 9-1 Proctor on Thursday at 7 p.m.

Hamlet earns NECC award

BENNINGTON >> The New England Collegiate Conference announced its weekly award winners for the period ending January 10 on Monday with Southern Vermont College senior forward DeShawn Hamlet collecting the Men's Basketball Player of the Week honor.

Hamlet had a stellar week for SVC, averaging 28.5 points and 8.5 rebounds per game while helping the Mountaineers stay perfect in NECC action. He had 20 points and five rebounds on Monday at Middlebury, and he then followed up with 37 points in a 103-87 Southern Vermont NECC home win against Mitchell on Saturday.The senior tallied 12 rebounds against MC for his second double-double of the season, adding three steals and a block to his line against the Mariners. He went 15-22 from the floor, topping his previous career-best of 14 made field goals in a single game while falling just one point shy of his career-high 38 points.

This is Hamlet's first Player of the Week honor this year and the fifth time in his SVC career that he's received the league's top weekly accolade.

Hamlet and the Mountaineers are right back in action on Tuesday when they host Newbury College for a 6 p.m. NECC match up.


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