Five score in double figures to lead MAU

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RUTLAND — The Mount Anthony boys basketball team had five players score in double figures en route to a 84-73 win over Spaulding in the final round of the North-South Challenge.

Jack Bushee led the way with 21, while Matt Glanovsky had 17 points and 12 rebounds in his return. Also making his first start of the year, Matthew Steadman scored 16 points. Freshman Gavin Johnson had a double-double as well with 13 points and 10 boards and Abe Amidon chipped in with 11.

Jarrod Emmons led Spaulding with 18 and Sam Bigglestone added 12.

MAU is 3-0 and travels to Wahconah on Friday.

MAU girls get first win

RUTLAND — The Mount Anthony girls basketball team earned its first win for new coach A.J. Mahar on Saturday with a 45-24 win over Spaulding in the second round of the North-South Challenge at Rutland.

Grace Mahar led the Patriots with 15 points and 18 rebounds, her second straight double-double. Kaity O'Brien added 10 points and six boards.

Whitney Renaud was the top scorer for the Tide with nine points.

The MAU defense was strong for most of the game, allowing only nine field goals overall and three in the second half.

MAU is 1-1 and hosts Pittsfield on Wednesday at Kates Gym.

Patriots second in Connecticut

BERLIN, Conn. — The Mount Anthony wrestling team finished second at the annual CJ McCormack Tournament in Connecticut.

MAU finished with 221 points, just behind Bristol Eastern's 233.

Six Patriots earned first-place finishes — Keenan Taylor at 126 pounds, Gage McLaughlin at 138, Keegan Coon at 145, Sam Wilkins at 195, Colin Crowley at 220 and Calvin Hayford at 285.

Adam Osha (160) and Chris Mayer (182) were second overall, while three others were third — Brodie Krawczyk (113), Adam Frost (132) and Steven Brillon (152). Dakota Blair was 2-2 at 170 and finished fifth in his weight class.

MAU travels to Springfield, Mass., to face Springfield Central on Wednesday in the annual rivalry match.

Patriots finish top 5 at New York meet

TROY, N.Y. — The Mount Anthony boys were fourth and the girls fifth overall at a meet on Saturday at Hudson Valley Community College.

On the boys side, Skyler Hoyt won the long jump with a leap of 18 feet, 7.25 inches — more than a foot better than the rest of the field. He was also sixth in the 55-meter dash, gaining another point for the Patriots.

The boys 4x800 relay was second with Evan Page, Mattheu Longtin, Shawn Tobin and Aneesh Kamath.

Page was third in the 3,200 and in the 1,000 meters, Longtin and Tobin were third and fifth, respectively. Tobin earned two more team points with a fifth-place finish in the 55 hurdles.

Matt Whitman was fourth in the triple jump and fifth in the 600 meters. The 4x200 relay was fifth overall.

On the girls side, Emma Salem had a strong first meet, finishing second in the 55 hurdles and tied for second in the high jump.

Rebecca Crosier continued her strong start to the season with a second in the 300 meters and third in the long jump.

Cambridge girls third at HVCC meet

TROY, N.Y. — The Cambridge girls track team finished third overall at the latest indoor track meet at Hudson Valley Community College.

They had 58 points, finishing behind Columbia and South Glens Falls.

For the second week in a row, Miranda Seacord won the 55-meter dash, this time in 7.6 seconds. She also took first place in the long jump with a leap of 14 feet, the only athlete to reach that mark.

Helen Mooney also snagged a win, edging Columbia's Angelina Broga to win in 45.6 seconds, and she finished fifth in the long jump.

In the 1,000 meters, Anna Headwell and Vanessa Evans went 3-4 to rack up 10 team points for the Indians. The 4x200 relay was third and Eden Bailey was third in the high jump.

Brecke Gifford was fourth in the shotput with a throw of 27 feet, 9.25 inches.

On the boys side, the Indians were seventh as a team. The 4x200 relay and 4x400 were sixth, and individual placers included Austin Hackman, who was sixth in the 55 hurdles.

Liam Keith and Dan Blanchfield were fifth and sixth, respectively, in the pole vault.

Bulldogs fall in Riell championship

HINESBURG — The Burr and Burton boys basketball team was held without a field goal in the fourth quarter as CVU took a 2-point lead after three and won 55-40.

Jake Nicholson had 16 to lead the Bulldogs, while Bryce Little added 11. Both players were named to the all-tournament team as well.

Will Burroughs paced the Redhawks with 15 points and earned tournament MVP while Graham Walker added nine.

BBA is 1-1 and hosts St. Johnsbury on Saturday at E.H. Henry Gym.

Bulldogs fall to Rutland

MANCHESTER — The Burr and Burton girls hockey team fell 9-0 to a tough Rutland team on Saturday at Riley Rink.

Maggie Schillinger had three goals and Brianna Beauchamp added two goals.

Meghan Hamilton added two goals.

BBA's Lola Herzog had 25 saves, while Rutland's Amy Howard got the shutout with six saves.

S-C fourth at Chickanis tournament

HUDSON FALLS, N.Y. — The Salem-Cambridge wrestling team finished fourth at this weekend's Chickanis tournament at Hudson Falls.

S-C scored 147 points and had two champions — Zac Cummings and Tyler Linendoll.

Section III's Carthage won the tournament, while Shenendehowa and Guilderland was second and third.

Cummings was the winner at 120 pounds, beating Shenendehowa's Mike Dimonda 8-4 in the final.

Linendoll pinned his teammate, Jamie Olvera in 3:18, at 145 pounds.

Hunter Day was a third finalist, losing to New Hartford's Dan Tauroney by fall at 152.

David McFarland came back to finish third at 160, while Charlie Dill and Jacob Lisowski ended up fourth.

Big second half leads Cobleskill past SVC

BENNINGTON — SUNY Cobleskill seized control in the final 15 minutes Saturday afternoon to walk out of the Mountaineer Athletic Center with a 71-38 non-conference women's basketball win over Southern Vermont College.

The visitors were up 29-20 at halftime and maintained their separation through the opening few minutes of the third quarter. SVC would cut it down to just a four-point game midway through the stanza — only to see the Fighting Tigers go on a strong run to pull away and finish off the victory.

SVC was paced by junior Maddy Main, who notched 16 points, a game-high eight rebounds, three assists, and two steals. Brenna Hudson followed with 13 points and another eight boards while sophomore Taylor Mallett had eight points in the effort.

Addy Lawson led Cobleskill with a game-high 20 points, and she also had nine assists, six rebounds, and three steals in the win. Classmate Gabby Muraczewski added 17 points and five boards.

The Mountaineers (2-10) are now off until Thursday, January 4 when they host Mount Ida College at 1 p.m. for SVC's final non-conference game of the season.

MAU Nordic Ski team fundraiser

BENNINGTON — The Mount Anthony Nordic ski team is running a Christmas tree pick-up fundraiser Saturday, January 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

MAU athletes will come to interested people's homes and take their tree away to be chopped into gardening mulch.

The team is hoping to raise $2,000 for equipment and wax.

The suggested donation to the team is $5-15, or more if you would like.

To schedule pick-up, please contact Rachel at 802-681-5177 or mautrees@gmail.com.

Catamount wrestling sign-ups

BENNINGTON — Catamount Wrestling Club sign-ups are December 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Mount Anthony Union High School in the cafeteria.

There is a MAU wrestling match that night against St. Johnsbury and all the wrestlers that sign up will get in free.

The starting date for the club is the first week of January.

They are also looking for volunteers to help with coaching. For more information, contact Paul Monick at 315-263-3517 or go to Facebook and search Catamount Wrestling Club.

American Poolplayers Association looking for players

BRATTLEBORO — The APA Pool League, sanctioned by the American Poolplayers Association (APA), is now forming teams throughout Windham, Windsor and Bennington counties in Southern Vermont under the guidance of the new franchisee owner, Kala Fisher.

"I'm excited to bring APA League Play back to the area. Pool is a great way to have fun while getting to know new people," said Fisher.

Each APA Pool League team consists of five to eight amateur players who compete seasonally or year-round in weekly league play. The APA's copyrighted handicap system, The Equalizer, gives amateur players the opportunity to compete equally with players of different levels of skill. By participating in weekly league play, members can qualify to compete in three Championships that award over $1.5 Million in guaranteed cash and prizes every year.

The APA, based in Lake Saint Louis, Mo., sanctions the world's largest amateur pool league, known as the APA Pool League throughout the United States,as the Canadian Pool League in Canada, and the Japanese Pool League in Japan. Nearly 250,000 members compete in weekly 8-Ball and 9-Ball league play. The APA is generally recognized as the Governing Body of Amateur Pool, having established the official rules, championships, formats and handicap systems for the sport of amateur billiards.

The APA produces three major tournaments each year — the APA World Pool Championships, the APA Poolplayer Championships and the U.S. Amateur Championship — that, together, pay out nearly $1.5 million in cash and prizes annually.

For more information or to get signed up with the APA, please contact Kala Fisher at 978-790-3251 or by email at southernvermontapa@gmail.com. Or you can visit the official APA website at poolplayers.com.


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